ABOUT Transitional Wisdom & Wellness:
Transitional Wisdom & Wellness is a program of Welcome, that provides whole body self care opportunities for transgender individuals. Special care is provided to ensure that resources are free and able to support individuals of all socio-economic classes. We also support publish books through Wilgefortis press and hold vigils for events important to the LGBTQ community.
Transitional Wisdom is a concept created by Zander Keig and the Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer. Their book, Letters for my Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect, was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Nonfiction and inspired a number of other books. Zander and Megan also co-edited Manifest: Transitional Wisdom on Male Privilege.
The Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer is the first openly transgender pastor ordained in the Lutheran church. The pastor of Grace Lutheran Church and the Community Chaplain Coordinator for the San Francisco Police Department, Megan served for over a decade as a chaplain for the homeless and hungry in San Francisco. A Certified Crisis Chaplain, Megan in trained in multiple trauma modalities and has a certificate in Early Childhood Education.
An award winning filmmaker, musician and historian, Megan was a finalist for the Lambda Literary award, received an honorable mention as an Unsung Hero of Compassion by Wisdom in Action, with His Holiness the Dali Lama and has been featured on Queer Eye, Cosmo (see the video to the right), and in Wittenberg, Germany for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
Learn more at their personal website: www.meganrohrer.com
Zander Keig, the 2020 National Social Worker of the Year, is a proud veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and a trauma-informed licensed Clinical Social Worker. Zander is a Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work and is recognized as a Transgender Subject-Matter Expert by the NASW, Department of Veterans Affairs, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the Department of the Navy. In addition to the books mentioned above, Zander also co-edited Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family and Themselves. You can learn more about Zander on his personal website: https://www.zanderkeig.net/