Antonia D'orsay

Antonia D'orsay

Executive Director

At a Glance:

Antonia D'orsay has been a Project Contributor since November 2008, has written 55 entries and currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona.


Antonia D'orsay is the Executive Director of This Is H.O.W., a non profit transtional living organization that deals primarily is issues of homelessness and substance abuse among trans people.

She is an infrastructure nut, a sociologist, a sometime therapist (pro bono) and an entrepreneur who hates cars and calls those who oppose the collective LGBT community "opponents".

Her involvement in the community includes personal mentoring, political activism, work in the fields of homelessness, addiction, HIV/AIDS prevention, education, and consulting. She is a former board member of TransMentors International, immediate past Chair of the Board for This Is H.O.W., and is the other, annoying part of Arizona TransAlliance, a political activism group.

Antonia D'orsay: Recently Filed

GetEqual from the inside

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | October 13, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

On Monday, October 11th, President Obama and Nancy Pelosi visited a DCCC fundraiser held at the Miami home of a basketball player who makes way too damn much money for playing a game. You've no doubt heard about the Get...Read More

Reasonable Suspicion by way of Clothing

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | April 26, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

I live in Arizona. I love this state with all my heart, with every fiber of my being. I literally get ill when I'm away from it for too long. In case you might have somehow missed this, on Friday,...Read More

Sexual Orientation And Trans People

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | April 25, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

I often hear said to me when I am out in the community, or read in comments and articles placed before me on blogs and in magazines and newspapers, a comment from some people who think that they have nothing...Read More

ENDA & Hostile Work Environments

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | April 20, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

After discovering that my laptop has some rudimentary video capabilities, I thought I'd spare ya'll the usual wall of text post and give you a long video. You get to see me in my usual form when I write posts...Read More

The Unasked Question

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | April 17, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

I promised this post a few short days ago. I'm setting it up for the weekend, because it's the kind of thing that will take time to discuss, to flesh out, to explore, and besides, it'll get ugly if "the...Read More