Creating trans-affirming workplaces - After many decades of grassroots organizing, we’ve seen an unprecedented acknowledgement of the transgender community in the past few years. Our understandings of gender and expression are evolving and creating space for more ways of being. But even with this increased cultural awareness, it remains true that many trans people are faced with an impossible choice: We can either experience safety or we can experience visibility. Safety is often offered as the “reward” for rendering ourselves invisible (i.e. passing as cisgender).