Trans Pride Seattle 2018 Afterparty

The Official Afterparty, ‘Afterthot’, will be held immediately after Trans Pride Seattle at Vermilion, (11th & Pike).

TPS 2016 – Open Letter on Safety Planning

        Dear Community Members & Participants of Trans Pride Seattle 2016, The past two weeks have been very difficult for us all. In the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, many of us have been wondering how safe we really are – and what we need to do to […]

Keynote: Kris Hayashi at Trans Pride 2016!

Kris Hayashi is the Executive Director at the Transgender Law Center.  The Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. Kris has been active in social, racial and economic justice organizing for over 20 […]

Keynote: Gabriel Foster at Trans Pride 2016!

Based in Brooklyn, NY Gabriel Foster is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Trans Justice Funding Project. Prior to making his way east he worked in Seattle, WA with the American Friends Service Committee’s GLBTQ Youth Program and the Northwest Network of bisexual, trans, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse. Before arriving in New […]

Keynote: Bamby Salcedo -Making our trans lives visible!

For many people in the trans Latina Community the name Bamby Salcedo is synonymous with Trans Power! Bamby Salcedo will be this year’s keynote speaker at Trans Pride Seattle 2015. We are Co-Presenting Bamby with our partners at Entre Hermanos. Bamby is the founder and Executive Director for the Los Angeles based Trans Latin@s Coalition – […]

Ending Trans Profiling: Monica Jones – Sex Worker & Trans Activist

Trans* Pride Seattle is honored to announce our second speaker for this year’s event – Monica Jones.  We are co-presenting Monica with Sex Worker’s Outreach Project Seattle. Monica is an internationally known Social Work Student as well as a Trans & Sex Worker activist who was arrested by the Phoenix Police for  “manifesting prostitution” which […]

Trans Healthcare Justice: Anand Kalra – Transgender Law Center

Anand Kalra - Transgender Law Center

Trans* Pride Seattle 2015 is proud to begin announcing our line up of speakers and performers this year.  This years themes include key trans justice topics: Trans Health Justice,  Sex Worker Justice and ending “Walking While Trans” profiling, and a focus on Trans Live Matter and Trans Latina/o community justice.  We are excited to be […]

Gender Justice Awards – A Trans* Pride / GJL Fundraiser

**RESCHEDULED** We apologize for having to reschedule this event – but due to significantly unexpected advocacy activity with Washington Apple Health (Washington’s medicaid program) — we have had to Reschedule the Gender Justice Awards to August 11th – 2015. The 2015 Gender Justice Awards dinner will highlight and showcase the incredible activism of Trans and Allied […]

Victory! Insurance Commissioner: Companies Can’t Discriminate Against Transgender Washingtonians

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 25th Contact: Rachael DeCruz,, 206-323-3318 x 19 (cell: 508-451-9455) Insurance Commissioner: Companies Can’t Discriminate Against Transgender Washingtonians Insurance Commissioner Clarifies Insurance Companies Must Provide Coverage for Transgender People  Olympia, WA—Earlier today, Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler made an announcement clarifying that health insurance policies sold in […]


SEATTLE, WA: On Friday, June 27, 2014, Trans* Pride Seattle 2014 marches through the streets of Capitol Hill, ending at Cal Anderson Park, for a community festival and resource fair. Trans* Pride Seattle 2014 builds on the momentum of Trans* Pride 2013, the second largest Trans* Pride in the country with 2,200+ Trans* and allied […]