Deputy Director, Fenway Health
Mason J. Dunn, JD is Deputy Director of the Division of Education and Training at The Fenway Institute. As an attorney, Mason brings legal and advocacy experience to the Institute. They have worked in the LGBTQ+ equality movement for over 15 years. Before joining Fenway, Mason was Executive Director of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition where they successfully advocated for the advancement of nonbinary gender markers on Massachusetts state IDs, participated in a coalition to address restrictions in healthcare and gender marker changes on Massachusetts birth certificates, and worked to build the coalition that passed state-wide nondiscrimination protections in public accommodations for transgender and nonbinary people. Mason co-chaired the historic 2018 Yes on 3 campaign, which successfully defended Massachusetts' trans-inclusive public accommodation nondiscrimination law, in the nation's first ever state-wide vote on transgender rights. Mason has worked in state and local advocacy with GLSEN, Keshet, and many state-based equality organizations.