BEYOND MOMMIES AND DADDIES: SUPPORTING TRANSGENDER PARENTS DURING PREGNANCY AND BEYOND
October 6, 2020 | 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
About Trystan Reese
Trystan Reese is a Portland-based educator who works on transgender fertility issues specifically and LGBTQ+ family issues more broadly. His writings on the subject have been featured on HuffPost and he has been interviewed by CNN, People Magazine, the Washington Post, Vice News, and dozens of other journalistic outlets across the globe.
His trans family-building story was heard by millions when he performed on The Moth Radio Hour, one of the top 100 most listened-to podcasts in the world (it also aired on hundreds of NPR stations around the country).
As Director of Family Formation at Family Equality (the nation’s leading non-profit dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ families and those who wish to form them), Trystan has trained over 1000 family-building professionals utilizing the cultural competency online ecosystem he built from scratch.
He has been a keynote speaker at Postpartum Support International's global conference and Doula Training International's