Federal Policy on Transgender Student Access to Restrooms Draws Mixed Local Reaction

Jackie Reese, a Houston-area psychotherapist with a transgender child in graduate school, experienced mixed feelings after hearing the Obama administration’s directive last week that public schools allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. Click here to read the full article…they are particular about you having a Houston Chronicle […]

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Gender Infinity Conference Grows To Help Gender Non-Conforming Youth

Gender Infinity is another organization making waves across the city’s LGBT community. Co-founders Becca and Colt Keo-Meier and Bob McLaughlin are doing their part to help Houston’s transgender community, in particular. The organization works to make transgender Americans more accepted in society by providing educational and support services to empower transgender youths and their families. Gender […]

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THE PURSUIT OF (AUTHENTIC) HAPPINESS: DR. JOHANNA OLSON PRESENTS AT HOUSTON’S GENDER INFINITY CONFERENCE

By Megan Smith As medical director for the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Johanna Olson has gender on her mind night and day. But she’s not the only one—gender plays a huge role in the lives of each of her patients. Board-certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine, […]

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RIP THE RUNWAY ROCKS THE RIPCORD

The September 26 event benefits Montrose Grace Place and Gender Infinity. By Megan Smith On September 26, Montrose’s Ripcord will be transformed into a hub of community activism as numerous LGBT and allied organizations come together for “Rip the Runway,” a benefit for Montrose Grace Place (a drop-in center for LGBTQ homeless youth) and Gender […]

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Gender Infinity Enlists Local Bands to Fight Discrimination

Saturday night at Fitzgerald’s, nine local bands will come together to raise money for Gender Infinity, a Houston-based charity organization working to provide support to the area’s transgender community. Each band will be playing a cover set of a more well-known act, with local favorites Another Run playing a Foo Fighters Set; Middlechild as the […]

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THIS SATURDAY: FITZGERALD’S BENEFIT CONCERT FOR GENDER INFINITY

This Saturday, Pegstar and Fitzgerald’s are inviting the Houston community to join local bands to raise $10,000 for Gender Infinity as a part of the Fitz Benefit Show Series. Five years ago, Houstonians Becca and Colt Keo-Meier, a Social Work Ph.D. student and licensed psychologist, respectively, recognized there were very few organizations offering educational or professional resources to gender diverse youth […]

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Transgender Texans hopeful after Jenner Interview

Parents Advocate for Their Transgender Youth  AUSTIN – Just days after gold medal decathlon winner Bruce Jennerconfirmed “I am a woman” in a landmark interview with Diane Sawyer, about two dozen transgender Texans hoped greater awareness of their struggle for equal rights will mean more open ears in the state Capitol. “We’re very hopeful for […]

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