It is revolutionary for any trans person to choose to be seen and visible in a world that tells us we should not exist."
- Laverne Cox
WHAT WE PROVIDE
We work to help individual trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming people during difficult times in their lives.
TEN provides awareness training to local organizations and businesses for free. We believe that education is the first step to acceptance.
Trans Day of Visibility
TEN puts on a Transgender Day of Visibility event. This event is designed to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of trans people.
Day of Rememberance
TEN puts on a candle light vigil, for the Transgender Day of Remembrance, to honor and remember the trans lives that were taken away from us.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Transgender Equality Network. We hope to have more merch and a store of our own soon as well! Stay tuned!
Finding Your Voice as a Trans Femme
Finding Your Voice as a Trans Femme Recently, I was asked to help a friend get started with voice training. Sometimes, I enjoy going overboard when I am asked for help, so I created a document that she could use as a reference going forward. Converting it to a blog post seemed like an obvious …
The Never-ending Path to Being Anti-racist by a White Trans Woman (8 Actions You Can Take to Fight Racism)
By Bellamy Brooks 09/28/2020 After I came out as transgender and began living my life fully as a woman, I was shocked, at just how different the world looked through this new lens of transphobia, misogyny, and homophobia. This change in perspective opened my eyes to what is really going on in the world. Mostly …
My Journey to They/Them Pronouns
My Journey to They/Them Pronouns By Mitchell R Foster 08/05/2020 I was not afforded the right language for who I am growing up. What I knew about queer culture was as binary as male and female. I knew gay and lesbian. I have known I was different since I was in pre-school. I remember during …
TEN Misconceptions and Myths About Trans People
Being Trans Isn’t Scientifically Backed.The scientific consensus is that sex is determined in the first two months of pregnancy while sexual differentiation in the brain occurs in the second half of pregnancy causing gender in-congruence in many trans people. Detransition is Common.People who decide to detransition are rare. The majority of trans people who go …
Rebranding and New Website
The Transgender Equality Network has gone through some major changes in 2020. We’ve changed our logo and rebuilt our organization from the ground up. We’d like to make a small blog post discussing everything that has changed for us in 2020. Here is the list of some of out major changes for 2020: