Office of Transgender Initiatives

OTI works with community and the City to advance equity for transgender and gender nonconforming people.

Transgender 101: Strengthen your Commitment to Inclusion
Trans 101 Online Learning

In recognition of Trans Awareness Month, we are excited to announce the launch of a new online training module and website.

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    Our office is unable to provide urgent assistance. If you need to talk to someone urgently, see this list of trans-friendly helplines.

    Year in Review: 2021

    Our community and City partners helped us accomplish some major wins in 2021. Our Acting Director Pau Crego shares some of his favorites in this blog post.

    “Trans History Month Ceremony” by Marcel Pardo Ariza


    OTI is the first and only trans-led city government office in the country working with communities to advance policies, programs, and equity for transgender, gender nonconforming, and LGBTQ San Franciscans.

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    Pau Crego
    Acting Director
    Deputy Director and Director of Policy and Programs
    Shane Zaldivar
    Manager of Training and Education
    Pax Ahimsa Gethen
    Manager, Communications and Operations


    Office of Transgender Initiatives
    1800 Market Street, Suite 100
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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