LGBTQ 101, Gender and Pronoun 101, Advanced LGBTQ 201, Know Your Rights, and Sexuality/Gender Identity Development courses that fulfill California state law requirements for many industries.
Cultural Humility Trainings
Anti-bias and cultural awareness trainings for a variety of professionals, including Confronting Microaggressions 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 a transgender consultant who supports the work of institutions and individuals in increasing their capacity for cultural humility and social justice-informed institutional 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, as well as legal, clinical, medical, and direct service personnel in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States.
I attended a workplace 101 training with Kelsey, and walked away feeling impressed with Kelsey’s facilitation style, content knowledge, and truly honored to have the opportunity to hear about gender issues from a trans man willing to share his story with us.
I really loved Kelsey’s approach to breaking down the topics of gender – a lot of which he did by sharing his own personal experiences. He created a safe space that felt non-judgmental and informative. I could tell by people’s responses that many felt safe to venture outside their comfort zones during the discussion.
I loved hearing Kelsey’s story and experience. It gave so much weight to the importance of getting this right in the workplace.
I loved how Kelsey weaved through academic citations so we could see the origins of words and ideas—it helped to reinforce the evolution of cultural thinking.
I really liked that Kelsey gave us small-scale action items, something as simple as announcing your pronouns and making it a norm. I also appreciated best practices about participating in Pride and respecting people’s spaces as an ally.
Kelsey helps bring [the work of LGBTQ inclusion] to life. He served as a strategic design thought-partner and supported our organization in developing and implementing long-term goals and short-term actions. Kelsey brings his dedication and heart to his work and blends it skillfully with his expertise in LGBTQ issues.
If you make a mistake (mis-gendering someone), Kelsey provided great tips to handle (acknowledge and apologize in the moment – don’t make a huge deal about it).
The Gender and Pronoun 101 training was FABULOUS. The group discussions and roleplaying scenarios were very helpful. Kelsey is so knowledgeable and professional!
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 harmedFebruary 19, 2021 in Healing
This past week, I experienced a lot of free-floating anxiety. I have suffered from panic attacks in the past, and have received support for anxiety since I was an adolescent. Experiencing anxiety isn’t that strange for me. However, in the last few years, I have done a lot of healing around the things that haveFebruary 9, 2021 in Other Consulting
I am happy to announce several new workplace cultural humility trainings for Spring 2021! In addition to my LGBTQ Inclusion for the Workplace, Gender & Pronoun Best Practices for the Workplace, and Advanced Practices for LGBTQ Inclusion in the Workplace trainings, I am now also offering two new cultural humility trainings for workplace environments: AddressingJanuary 25, 2021 in Cultural Humility
Nothing like a pandemic to force us to evaluate our boundaries, right? Whether we’re working from home, navigating contact with the outside world, or having conversations with loved ones about the recent presidential transition, most of us are probably experiencing some degree of stress related to communication right now, and many of us could useJanuary 21, 2021 in Cultural Humility