Mission & Vision
The Gender Expansion Project’s mission is to promote gender inclusive education and awareness surrounding transgender, , intersex and gender diverse people through evidence based care, education, research, advocacy, public and private policy and respect in transgender health and wellbeing.
We, as an organization, envision the future of the project bringing together diverse professionals dedicated to developing best practices and supportive policies and programs throughout Eastern Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas which promote health, research, education, respect, dignity and equality for transgender, intersex and gender diverse people of the rural northwest and beyond.
As an interdisciplinary and professionally focused organization, the Gender Expansion Project works to further the understanding, care, treatment and acceptance of transgender, intersex and gender diverse individuals. With an emphasis on the health and well being of these individuals, the Gender Expansion Project works to further the understanding and treatment of gender dysphoria and related gender variant health concerns by professionals in medicine, psychology, law, social work, psychotherapy, family studies, sociology, anthropology, sexology, speech and voice therapy, among other related fields
The Gender Expansion Project provides opportunities for professionals from various sub-specialties to communicate with one another in the context of the needs of those of gender diversity in the areas of medicine, psychology, law, social work, psychotherapy, family studies, sociology, anthropology, sexology, speech and voice therapy and other professional care focuses, as well as providing opportunities for community professionals, including corporate staff, human resource professionals, community organizers and organization administration to further their education of the issues surrounding those of transgender, intersex and gender diverse identities, including access to basic needs, access to public assistance, access to equal employment and equality both at a public and private policy level.