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Gender Transition in the Workplace

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It is increasingly common for transgender workers to undergo gender transition while keeping their jobs. Not everyone in the workplace adapts easily to this change, however. The Center for Gender Sanity was founded 15 years ago to help organizations manage gender transitions. We have assisted small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, state and local governments, police and fire departments, schools and churches. In this program we'll talk about some of the more common obstacles to smooth gender transition in the workplace and how they can be resolved.

Janis Walworth has a BA in Biology from Antioch College and an MS in Counseling from Fitchburg (Massachusetts) State College. She has written two books, Transsexual Workers: An Employer's Guide and Working with a Transsexual, as well as a white paper for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a chapter in Training Tough Topics on the subject of transgender issues in the workplace.

For more information visit: Gender Sanity