Established in 2015, TransWave Jamaica is the country’s first non-profit organization solely dedicated to focusing on promoting the health and well-being of the transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex communities. At TransWave, we take a holistic approach to advocacy, addressing not only the socio-political issues we face, but also the mental, emotional and physical health of our community through our various initiatives.

Advocacy Areas
Legal gender recognition
Non-discriminatory and gender-affirming health care
Access to affordable transition-related health care

Holistic Health Initiatives
TransActive
Monthly support group sessions

Executive Members
Neish McLean – Executive Director
Noelle Nelson – Associate Director, Community Mobilization
F.J. Genus – Associate Director, Policy & Advocacy

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