The Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) envisions a society where transgender and transsexual people are ensured of their basic rights and can be open, honest, and safe at home, at work, and in the community.

To achieve this goal, SAGA offers support, social, and discussion groups that reflect OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAthe various aspects of gender and society. The organizaton, a unit of Wingspan, also provides educational forums and trainings for businesses, service providers, and community members to learn more about the issues facing transgender, transsexual, intersex, and gender-variant people.

SAGA works primarily through volunteer energy. The Alliance Fund has supported SAGA repeatedly over the years. For 2011 SAGA was the recipient of an Alliance Fund award to underwrite a part-time Project Coodinator position.

You can learn more about SAGA at www.sagatucson.org.