Jamison Green

Jamison GreenJamison Green has been an inspirational leader in the transgender movement since its inception in the early 1990s. An internationally respected author, educator, and advocate for transgender health, civil rights, and social safety, his passionate speeches have been heard around the world. He serves on the boards of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, the Transgender Law & Policy Institute, Trans Youth Family Allies, and Gender Education & Advocacy. His award-winning book, Becoming a Visible Man (Vanderbilt University Press, 2004), is used as a text in numerous universities. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, he has been an invited lecturer in over a dozen countries, and served as a policy adviser to governments, corporations, educational institutions, professional associations and religious groups. In 1999 The Advocate named him one of “the GLBT movement’s Top 25 Best and Brightest Activists,” and in 2009 he received a Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists for his contributions to LGBT mental health. He has enjoyed a 30-year career in technical publications, and presently works as both an independent scholar and policy consultant and as a protocol analyst at the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco.