The Transgender District launched www.knowourplace.com in response to the International Transgender Day of Visibility (observed March 31st, 2021) -- to promote local TGNC models and creatives, to highlight our groundbreaking initiatives, and to assert our place in the world.
Join us with Black non-binary model and culinary artist Christian Washington, Mexicana trans woman model and community trailblazer Jupiter Peraza, and Korean-American trans woman curator, artist, and Program Associate of the Transgender District, Juniper Yun, for a talk about visibility, advocacy, identity, race, and community.
Non-binary Chat is a twice monthly virtual social group for non-binary/genderqueer folks to connect with community and socialize in a safe and accepting space.
Sen Mendez (they/them)
Sen Mendez, also known as Queen Sen Sen is a non-binary fat artist born and raised in Oakland, CA. Queen Sen Sen creates images of historical ancestors, celebrations of large bodies, and visual storytelling as a way to dismantle systematic oppression among Indigenous, Black, fat, and transgender bodies. Queen Sen Sen have provided visual workshops for organizations such as Wellness in Action, Peacock Rebellion, and large companies such as Facebook. You can find Queen Sen Sen's online store here: artbyqueensensen.bigcartel.com and on Instagram at @Sencreatesart.
Christian Washington (they/them)
Christian is a Black queer non-binary femme. A cooking gurlie from the south.
May 6 | June 3
TL Cares Day
March 17, 2021
The Transgender District Winter Gala
December 11, 2020 A free-to-the-public livestream in partnership with the iconic House of Tulip in New Orleans. This dazzling virtual event uplifted our QTBIPOC performing arts community while it also raised funds to combat houselessness in the Trans/GNC community between San Francisco and New Orleans.
TL Cares Day
October 7, 2020 Alongside key partners like Horizons Foundation and the Department of Public Health, The Transgender District headed a COVID-19 testing activation site in the heart of the tenderloin, providing care packages and food for over 250+ persons, and testing 70+ Tenderloin residents for COVID-19 in a two hour span, many of whom it was their first time.
Compton's Cafeteria Riots 54th Anniversa
Transgender District Virtual Town Hall
Friday, January 10, 2020 Pentacle Coffee The very first art exhibition produced by the Transgender District. PLURALS was a two-person queer art show that combines the work of Joel Gregory & KC Crow Maddux, using layering to visually expand the trans vernacular. It examined and explored gender, artistic media, historical art forms & humor. Curated by Ellis Martin.
Compton's Cafeteria Riots 53rd Anniversa
Saturday, August 31, 2019 CounterPulse In recognition of the 53rd anniversary of the Compton's Cafeteria Riots, The Transgender District and FLUX hosted an evening of music, food and a panel discussion moderated by Breonna McCree.
A Celebration of Unsung Sheroes
Sunday, June 2, 2019 The Green Room A swanky soul food brunch at the famed Green Room at the War Memorial, Sheroes was presented by The Transgender District in conjunction with Kween Culture Initiative, San Francisco AIDS Foundation and FLUX.