Mason Dunn (he/they) is currently the deputy director for the Division of Education and Training at The Fenway Institute. Prior to this position at Fenway, Mason served as interim state and local policy manager at GLSEN National and director of advocacy at Keshet. Additionally, Mason served six years as the executive director for the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MPTC). During their time at MTPC, they successfully led efforts to achieve trans-inclusive laws and policies, including non-binary gender markers on Massachusetts state ID’s, removing restrictive laws on birth certificate gender markers, pushing for state-wide trans-inclusive healthcare policies, and passing and defending nondiscrimination protections for gender identity in public accommodations. Mason was co-chair of the successful 2018 “Yes on 3” ballot campaign, a first of its kind campaign that won with a 67% vote across Massachusetts.
Mason is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, teaching in the communications department. He is a member of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, and also sits on the board of the Equality Federation.
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