Tobi Hill-Meyer

Tobi Hill-Meyer

Editorial Advisory Board member

At a Glance:

Tobi Hill-Meyer has been a Project Contributor since September 2008, has written 75 entries and currently lives in Seattle, WA.


In 2010 Tobi Hill-Meyer made her film making debut, winning an Award for Emerging Filmmaker of the year and being named #3 in Velvet Park Media's list of the 25 Most Significant Queer Women of 2010.

She is a multiracial trans woman with over a decade experience working with feminist and LGBTQ organizations on a local, state, and federal level, having served on several boards and offering support as a strategic consultant.

Since receiving her degree in Sociology and Women and Gender Studies, Tobi has turned her focus to media analysis and productions. As a writer, producer, and filmmaker, she is a founding member and major contributor to the media collective, Handbasket Productions.

Tobi Hill-Meyer: Recently Filed


It's Not About the Chromosomes

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | March 12, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's amazing how often "because genes" gets used to justify transphobic bigotry.Read More

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Where Have All The Femmes Gone?

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | September 25, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

I keep looking at the femme trans guys I know, or the trans guys that were femmes, or the femmes who use gender neutral pronouns, or the femmes who are trans women. You might see diversity and power of community, but I don't.Read More

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Asking About Hormones & Surgery Without Being Rude

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | September 08, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

It's clear that many people aren't sure how to ask about hormones and surgery without being rude, so here is a quick guide to help navigate those questions.Read More

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I Still Can't Marry My Partner

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | June 28, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

I'm not asking for you to fight for my rights. I'm just asking you not to pretend that everyone has the right to marry when my family can't even get a civil union.Read More

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San Diego Trans Women Resume Hunger Strike

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | October 21, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Amazon and Caterina LePre had been hunger striking because of anti-trans discrimination that was preventing them from being able to share a cell. The warden assured them that they would be taken off single-cell status, but no action has been taken.Read More