To honor Transgender Day of Visibility, we want to highlight these incredible trans Jewish visionaries and leaders who have contributed so much in terms of art, literature, religion, justice, and more.

Want to learn more about Trans Visibility Day? Check out these resources, courtesy of GLSEN.

Lindz Amer, YouTuber and creator of Queer Kids Stuff

Photo credit goes to James Dillon III @the_third_and_only on Instagram

S. Bear Bergman, children’s and adults’ book author and publisher, founder of Flamingo Rampant press, dazzling Keshet OUTstanding! gala emcee

Kate Bornstein, author, playwright, performance artist, actor, and gender theorist, honored at OUTstanding! honoree and featured in a Keshet LGBTQ heroes poster

Sol J Brager, artist

daph ben david, educator and artist

Noach Dzmura, Jewish community leader, teacher, writer, and freelance communications professional

August Eberlein, online personality

Emet Ezell, writer, community organizer, and founder of The Barnacle Goose

Leslie Feinberg (z”l), butch lesbian, transgender activist, communist, and author

KB Frazier, audiologist, musician, rabbinical school student, leader of Keshet’s Spiritual Healing for LGBTQ Jews of Color

Ezra Furman, singer/songwriter

Yishay Garbasz, artist

Lior Gross and Eyal Rivlin, creators of The Nonbinary Hebrew Project

Rabbi Emily Aviva Kapor-Mater, radical transfeminist rabbi and activist.

Rabbi Eliana Kayelle, choreographer, director, founder of You Gotta Give ‘Em Torah

Binya Kóatz, poet, coder, activist, ritual-maker, facilitator, creator of Keshet’s simanim / ye’i rasones for Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Elliot Kukla, chaplain, author, activist, artist

Joy Ladin, essayist, poet, scholar, honored at OUTstanding!, Keshet emeritus board member

Davia Loren, pediatrician, associate professor, clinician-educator

Mycroft Masada, LGBTQ+, fat & illness/disability liberation leader, writer, artist

Mx. Cleo Mizrahi, artist, stylist, filmmaker

Rena Yehuda Newman, artist, zine-maker, editor at New Voices Magazine

Qamar, artist, voice actor

Martin Rawlings-Fein, filmmaker, educator, elected official, liturgist

Eliana Rubin, educator and musician

Becky Silverstein, rabbi, SVARA fellow, founder of Beyn Kodesh l’Chol, OUTstanding! honoree and Keshet emeritus board member

Photo of Rabbi Becky Silverstein

Rachel SJ, actor, singer

Michael Sokolovsky and Xava De Cordova, co-hosts of the podcast Xai How Are You

Abby Stein, activist, author, speaker, educator, rabbi, OUTstanding! honoree

Enzi Tanner, social worker, community organizer

Jaz Twersky and Lulavet Arnow, cohosts of the podcast Kosher Queers

Lauren Zannah, online personality