Exploring Gender. Together.

Gender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse 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.

Last year’s gathering was the most well-attended ever! Don’t miss out on our 16th-anniversary conference: August 24-27, 2017 at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, USA.
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Double Thanksgiving 2016 Is Here!



Double Thanksgiving is Gender Diversity’s largest annual fundraising event and dollar-for-dollar matching opportunity.

From now until December 15, an incredible team of donors will match ALL FUNDS donated to Gender Diversity dollar-for-dollar up to $38,000! Donate Now or Learn More

Take a look at last year’s (2016) events and programming below to see the kinds of activities and content you can expect at Gender Odyssey 2017:

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Meet Our New Conference Director: Michael Woodward


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