Today's guest has dedicated his life to fostering understanding and acceptance for a misunderstood community.

With a deep-rooted belief in the importance of education and advocacy, he has been at the forefront of providing resources, training, and support for transgender children, youth, and their families.

In 2021, he took to the TEDx stage at the University of Washington, delivering a powerful talk titled “The Heart of the Matter,” shedding light on the nuances of gender diversity and the importance of acceptance.

In 2023, his ground-breaking book “Trans Children in Today’s Schools,” was published by Oxford University Press. This book serves as an essential guide for educators, parents, and anyone seeking to understand the experiences of trans children.

He provides professional development, policy creation, athletics guidance, and education for parents and students. His unwavering commitment led to the founding of two organizations: Gender Diversity and These organizations offer a beacon of hope, with workshops, conferences, and outreach programs impacting families with gender-diverse children.

Recognized as a trailblazer in the field and featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, and NPR’s Fresh Air, he has been instrumental in shaping a world where gender diversity is celebrated and every individual feels seen and valued. His work has provided a haven for many and paved the way for a more inclusive and compassionate society.

A visionary, an advocate, and a true changemaker, please join me in welcoming Aidan Key.

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Join us as we engage in a profound conversation with Aidan Key, a visionary advocate for transgender children, exploring his transformative journey and evolving perspective on leadership.

In this episode, we discuss:

🌈 Advocacy for Transgender Children: The guest is a dedicated advocate for transgender children and their families, providing essential resources, training, and support.

🌈 Impactful TEDx Talk: In 2021, the guest delivered a TEDx talk titled “The Heart of the Matter,” shedding light on gender diversity nuances and the importance of acceptance.

🌈 Author and Educator: The guest authored “Trans Children in Today’s Schools,” a groundbreaking book published by Oxford University Press, serving as a vital guide for educators, parents, and anyone seeking to understand the experiences of trans children.

🌈 Leadership Philosophy: The guest believes leadership involves having meaningful conversations, moving forward, and hosting possibilities, emphasizing the evolving nature of leadership and the commitment it entails.

Tune in to discover the key insights Aidan shares about leadership and embracing gender diversity – it's a conversation that'll unlock your understanding!


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