La Gender, Inc. Is a non profit organization led by African-American trans women that empowers, and lifts up the spirits of transgender woman of color in the metro Atlanta area. We at La Gender strive to brighten, improve the qualities of lives, and assist our transgender woman and youth clients. La Gender, Inc is a standing point to take on challenges of being a transgender female.
Ms. Chamblee was selected as a "CHAMPION OF CHANGE" by President Obama commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Being a long survivor/advocate living with HIV/AIDS for 25 years and the first African-American trans woman to be honored by President Obama. Ms. Chamblee founded La Gender in 2001 to address the unigue needs of the transgender community surrounding issues such as HIV/AIDS, homelessness, incarceration, mental health wellness, discrimination and hate crime violence.