IAN MICHAEL GILES

Ian Giles is a genderqueer transman who is the Founder, President, and Executive Director of Genderbands. Ian champions the transgender community, while also navigating his own life as an out parent, geek, writer, and entrepreneur.


When not working festivals and conferences, Ian often gives educational workshops and speaks about a range of transgender topics including trans health, transitioning as a parent of a cis child, safe binding and prosthetic care, top surgery and recovery, and HRT. Ian is best known for his presentation about packing for trans-masculine people.

They have spoken at a variety of organizations, conferences, and panels including but not limited to GenderEvolution conference, Encircle, and Planned Parenthood.


To book Ian at your speaking event email ian@genderbands.org