LGBTQ+ Inclusion Trainings

LGBTQ 101, Gender & Pronoun 101, Advanced LGBTQ Best Practices, Know Your Rights, Increasing Family Acceptance, and Sexuality & Gender Identity Development courses that fulfill California state law requirements for corporations, schools, healthcare, child welfare, & clinical CEUs.

Cultural Humility Trainings

Anti-bias, anti-racist, and cultural awareness trainings for a variety of professionals, including Confronting Microaggressions & White Supremacy in the Workplace, and an all-day Interrupting the Cycle of Oppression training for providers.

Other Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consulting

Policies and procedures, quality assurance, and user experience language consulting, curriculum development, and manuscript reviews on LGBTQ inclusion, mental health, religion, and spirituality.

From the corporate office to educational institutions to non-profit organizations, I have the facilitation skills and expert knowledge to inspire lasting change for your community.

I am an LGBTQ training consultant who supports the LGBTQ workplace inclusion, anti-bias, and cultural awareness efforts of institutions. I am passionate about supporting organizations and individuals in increasing their capacity for cultural humility and social justice-informed systemic change. I offer educational trainings and LGBTQ workplace policy expertise with an emphasis on practical skills, identity awareness, and personal empowerment. I regularly work with corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion officers and LGBTQ affinity groups, offering virtual LGBTQ inclusion trainings worldwide, and in-person diversity and inclusion trainings in San Francisco, Oakland, Silicon Valley, and the San Francisco Bay Area. As the president of the Trans Bodies, Trans Selves national board, I work with thought leaders in gender inclusion in legal, clinical, medical, & faith communities across the United States. As a transgender man and LGBTQ training consultant, I bring personal, professional, and academic perspectives to diversity & inclusion work. I have contributed to several academic publications and presented at conferences nationwide. I offer special expertise in LGBTQ spiritual trauma and abuse, and LGBTQ inclusion for faith communities. I look forward to working with you!

LGBTQ training consultant Kelsey Pacha
  • Can I Ask About Gender Pronouns?

    I am often asked in my LGBTQ and Gender & Pronoun Inclusion trainings whether it is okay to ask someone about their gender pronouns. Is it rude to ask about gender pronouns? Unprofessional? An invasion of privacy? Or is it appropriate, necessary, and/or considerate to ask about gender pronouns? The answer depends on the context.

    May 24, 2021 in LGBTQ
  • LGBTQ Microaggressions in the Workplace

    As many institutions are increasing their awareness about LGBTQ inclusion, they are examining the impact of LGBTQ microaggressions in the workplace. These harmful messages, ranging from subtle implications to outright derogatory language, can make LGBTQ employees, clients, & other stakeholders uncomfortable, as well as undermine our professional relationship with that person. What is a microaggression?

    June 21, 2021 in Cultural Humility
  • Why Corporate LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion Matters

    There are many reasons to invest time and resources into corporate LGBTQ workplace inclusion efforts. In my LGBTQ workplace inclusion trainings, sometimes participants will question the purpose of gathering to educate ourselves about best practices in working with LGBTQ co-workers, colleagues, and other stakeholders. Here are four empirically-based reasons why corporate LGBTQ workplace inclusion initiatives

    May 17, 2021 in LGBTQ
  • Free Restorative Practices for Healing Spiritual Trauma Cohort!

    Have you or your clients been impacted by anti-LGBTQ religion or spirituality? Looking for concrete skills and practices to promote healing?  Join me and my colleague Dev Cuny for a FREE 6-week Restorative Practices for Healing Spiritual Trauma for LGBTQ People and Allies! This 6-week cohort group is intended for people who have been harmed

    February 19, 2021 in Healing

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