Sept 8-11, Upper Lake CA – SAVE THE DATE!

PROGRAM and schedule


TM 2015Join 80 trans men, FTMs, and trans masculine folks (any identity, any stage of transition, any sexual orientation) for 3 days and nights at a private retreat in the woods. (Thanks to the NY Times for the mention – scroll down to Sept.)

Transmission is geared towards personal and collective healing from the effects of transphobia. It was founded in 2015 to provide heart-centered retreats by and for trans men, trans masculine folks, and FTMs (all along the spectrum).

Our retreats are modeled after gatherings organized by the Billys, our wonderful nonprofit sponsor. During Transmission you can join a heart circle, participate in peer led workshops, hike, swim, meditate, make music, or just hang out and relax. Heart circles are at the center of our efforts – they provide an opportunity to listen and share deeply with the intention of becoming more present, heart-directed, and connected. Check out the Program to see what’s being offered this year.

You can bunk in a cabin, share a room in the lodge, bring your tent, or park your RV. Along the way, you’ll make new friends, build community, get rejuvenated, have fun, and eat plenty of good food!

We’re a not-for-profit, all volunteer, participatory community that embraces the diversity of our trans masculine and gender queer identities, bodies, races, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations and abilities. We have no paid staff and almost no overhead, so any proceeds (after paying this year’s expenses) go towards next year’s retreat.

You can help others by donating any amount to our scholarship fund. Last year, contributions made it possible for 12 folks to attend who would not otherwise have been able to join us.


RETREAT Learn about what to expect, what to bring, lodging options, dietary concerns, our policies, getting to the retreat, scholarships, and more.
PROGRAM Find out what we have in store for you!
ABOUT US See who is planning this year’s retreat.
FAQs You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers!
GET INVOLVED Transmission is a participatory community. Learn how you can get involved.
CONTACT US Want updates? Feeling social? Please get in touch.

See you in September!

Transmission is a non-profit, all volunteer retreat produced by and for trans men and afab folks of all sorts. We embrace the full spectrum of trans masculine and genderqueer identities, bodies, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, ages, and abilities.