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March 2017 Chapter Meeting ~Gender Identity Issues and the Workplace

  • March 21, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Mercer Island Community and Event Center,8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040
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  • Members who preregister attend at no charge. The walk in rate is $25.
  • Special pre-registration rate for non-members.
    Walk in rate is $45.

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 ATDps: March 2017 Chapter Meeting

Gender Identity Issues and the Workplace

This chapter meeting will focus on Gender Identity Issues and the Workplace. 

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming employees have been part of workplaces for many years, although the topics may still be new to some employers and employees. There is a strong body of supportive work in place, and this Presentation/Discussion is designed to offer an overview of policies and procedures to assist all parties.

Starting with a clear description of what Transgender is (and is not) we can then look at how organizations respond and what resources are available. Often the most useful information flows from an open conversation, and the Presentation is designed to permit and encourage questions.

Outcomes include:

  • Understanding Definitions, Language, and Terms relating to Transgender and Gender Identity
  • Answers to questions about Transgender and the Workplace
  • Knowledge of existing resources and how to access
  • Open discussion, often the best place to solve existing concerns


7:30 AM – Doors open, networking

8:00 AM – Presentation

9:00 AM – Additional networking

9:30 AM – End

Marsha Botzer has served the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and progressive communities for over 40 years, as a founding member of Equality Washington, and on boards of Pride Foundation, Safe Schools, Lambert House, Seattle Counseling Service and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.

A founding member of Equal Rights Washington, Marsha served as co-chair of The National LGBTQ Task Force in 2005-6, 2009-10. She is a founding member of Out In Front Leadership Project, founded Seattle’s internationally known Ingersoll Gender Center, and served as a national co-chair of the 2008 Obama Pride Campaign.

In 2011 Marsha received the Washington State GLBT Bar Association Award, and in 2014 she received the Gay City Health Community Leadership Award. In 2015 Marsha was elected to the Martin Luther King County Labor Council, received the Distinguished Scholar Award from Antioch University in Seattle, and received the Backbone Award from the National Secular Students Alliance. In 2016 Marsha was given the William O. Douglass Award from the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington.




Pre-Registration - Members attend at no charge (Walk In Rate Members $25)

Pre-Registration - Non-Member $40.00 (Walk-In Rate $45)

Online Registration Closes On The Sunday Prior To The Chapter Meeting. At That Time We Are No Longer Able To Accept Pre-Registrations.

Please note that once the online registration is closed, we encourage and welcome you to attend and pay at the door.

We are not able to issue refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting.  Substitutions are encouraged.



ATD Puget Sound Chapter
P.O. Box 46368
Seattle, WA 98146


Email:  contact.us@atdpugetsound.org

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