Creating a Transgender Affirming Place of Business


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Business and Non-Profit Trainings

We offer full service personnel training on creating a respectful workplace, including coworker to coworker interactions, employee customer interactions, and employee HR interactions. Create a workplace that is respectful of transgender people!

Manager and Employee Training
Trans Safe Workspace
Policy Language

We have sliding scale pricing and discounts for non-profit and educational organizations. Contact us for more information.

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Jay d rae is a tas cofounder, public speaker and DE&I educator and consultant working primarily in creating trans and gender non-conforming affirming workplace and community spaces.

Jay’s twelve years experience volunteering for environmental and social causes supply him with a rich bank of practice in leading teams to create positive change in their immediate surroundings.

He is proud to represent Trans Affirming Spaces at New Seasons Market, Squarespace PDX and NYC, OHSU, SAIF Corp, the Circus Project, Portland Opera, Our House, Oregon Food Bank, and many of their community partners.

Kriya Sadhana is a tas cofounder and curriculum writer. Kriya is currently a student at PSU, pursuing a masters degree of Social Work

Our 2019 trainers include:

Zed E Jones, Rose Stack, Laila Haile,

Jacqueline Meza and Jay D Rae.


“The topic was presented with warmth and humor so it was easy to learn and participate. I appreciate the candor and courage.”

— New Seasons Market Employee

“The best part of this session was the perspective of lived experience from the speaker. Their stories make the information more memorable/real.”

— OHSU Employee

“You have refined your process to perfection -

absolutely everyone agreed that the trainers of this course were the best of the best! Your presentation was well received here at store support and we appreciate you taking the time to continue to grow and educate the staff. Thank you for all you do!”

— New Seasons Market Employee



Everyone deserves to feel safe. Let's talk about how we can help you make that happen. Are you a non-profit or education organization? Ask us about our sliding scale pricing!


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