Join Us For a Thoughtful Exploration of Gender

Gender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Packed with thought-provoking workshops, discussion groups, social events and entertainment, this one-of-a-kind annual gathering attracts people from all over the world for an uplifting weekend of skill sharing and community in Seattle, USA. Learn more about Gender Odyssey »


Gender Odyssey’s Double Thanksgiving

Well, at first, we felt like it was an overly ambitious fundraising goal, but this is important work and we know it. We set our sights high – and we were blown away by your support! Here’s the final tally »


Gender Odyssey 2015: August 20 – 23

Last year’s 13th year anniversary conference was the most well-attended ever! Don’t miss out on our 2015 gathering!

Confirmed Keynote Speakers for 2015

Andrea JenkinsGender Odyssey welcomes Andrea Jenkins as our keynote speaker for GO 2015! Andrea Jenkins is an award-winning poet and writer. Most recently she was awarded a Bush fellowship and a fellowship in the Cultural Community Leadership Institute at Intermedia Arts, sponsored by the Bush Foundation, and named a fellow in the Many Voices Fellowship at the Playwrights Center. Last year, she won the Verve Grant for Spoken Artist at Intermedia Arts and the Naked Stages Grant for Emerging Performance Artist at Pillsbury House Theatre. Andrea has earned degrees in community economic development, human services/interpersonal communications, and creative writing. Read more »

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Today Only: GiveBIG!

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Hosted by the Seattle Foundation, GiveBIG is a one-day giving event where the foundation’s corporate sponsors will MATCH a share of donations, large or small. This is a great opportunity to help us grow, and we could really use your help today! Continue reading

An Evolving Experience

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“For many years we were silent and isolated, flying under the radar. We didn’t know anyone else in our situation.” A transgender veteran finds community and camaraderie at Gender Odyssey, then gives back. Continue reading

My Gender Odyssey through Gender Odyssey

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Alethea shed rigid stereotypes about the gender binary, rigid stereotypes about trans people, and rigid stereotypes about transitioning, to finally find her own gender. Continue reading