Support for Families Raising Gender-Nonconforming and Transgender Children

Gender Odyssey Family is an annual conference for families who are working to navigate the day-to-day realities of raising a gender-nonconforming or transgender child. As one of the only opportunities in the country to find valuable resources, information and networking opportunities, Gender Odyssey Family provides real tools to support and encourage your child’s gender self-discovery. Learn more »

givebig2016logoYou Really Did #GiveBIG, Thank You!!

After the technical bumpy start to #GiveBIG, and an unanticipated 24 hour extension, you helped Gender Diversity exceed our fund raising goal. Read more »

Gender Odyssey Family 2016: August 4-7

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Last year’s gathering was the most well-attended ever! Don’t miss out on our 10th anniversary conference! Here’s a taste of what you can expect, based on 2015 programming:

Keynote Speakers 2016

Gena RoceroGeena Rocero

Maddie DeutschMaddie Deutsch

NEW THIS YEAR! Affordable Lodging at Nearby Seattle University

Stay in a single, double, or quad dormitory room within a 20-minute walk to the Convention Center at a MUCH lower rate than offered by our designated conference hotels! Find out more »

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Are you a GO veteran wanting to up your level of involvement this year? Or are you a newcomer who likes to dive in head first? Perhaps you like to take part in meaty and lively discussions, providing guidance so that all present have the chance to be heard? If this in any way describes you, we’ve got an opportunity you don’t want to miss! Continue reading