Transgender Advocate

Public Speaker

Transgender Entertainer

Trans-sensitivity Trainer

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Dr. Rizi Nasele Bamaiyi Timane LCSW, DSW is an entertainer, Actor and Trans-specialist educator...

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Singing

Now more than ever, it’s important for us to be open-minded and wiling to accept others just the way they are...

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Acting

Rizi's acting career is also thriving and includes a guest star role on the Emmy Winning Venice-The Series...

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Meet Rizi

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Dr. Rizi Nasele Bamaiyi Timane LCSW, DSW, is an entertainer, a licensed psychotherapist, and a Certified Trans-sensitivity and Diversity Trainer who advocates for transgender rights. In June 2018, he spoke at the United Nations Global Entrepreneur Summit on the need for greater trans awareness and trans workplace advocacy. Rizi is the recipient of the 2019 Transgender Visibility Award, which was presented to him at City Hall by Congressman Mitch O’Farrell and the City of Los Angeles Transgender Advisory Council. Rizi has worked within the trans community in various affirming roles since 2007. His prior work includes being a trans minister, an affirming LGBTQI psychotherapist at the L.A. LGBT Center, and prior service as the Associate Director of the nation’s largest transgender health program at St. John’s Well Child and Family Clinic in Downtown Los Angeles.

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May

Holistically Empowering the Transgender Community – Rizi Timane Psychotherapy and Consulting

While the state of same-sex couples has improved in the US, with […]

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May

PESI Announces the Mental Health Summit That Is Going to Take Place in June

Non-profit organization PESI will host its first mental health summit in June, […]

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September

Trump administration continues attack on Transgender Rights

The article in front of me landed in my newsfeed with a […]

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July

PROUD OF US: 50 years of pride

You can learn a lot from a conversation. This year, as we […]

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