Membership Information

MEMBERSHIP DUES COVER JANUARY THROUGH DECEMBER OF EACH CALENDAR YEAR.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in Europe are also members of EPATH. Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in the US are also members of USPATH.

Full professional membership is available to professionals working in disciplines such as medicine, psychology, law, social work, counseling, psychotherapy, nursing, family studies, sociology, anthropology, speech and voice therapy and sexology. Full membership costs $225 (US) per year, and carries voting privileges within the Association.

Least Developed Countries - Full  membership is available for a reduced fee of $70 (US) per year for individuals residing in least developed countries. For the current 2020 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,025 or less in 2018; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,026 and $3,995; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,996 and $12,375 - click here for 2020 fiscal year list.

Supporting membership is available to individuals who do not work in the professional disciplines listed above, but still have an interest in being an active member of the organization. Supporting membership costs $225 (US) per year, and carries no voting privileges.

Least Developed Countries - Supporting membership is available for a reduced fee of $70 (US) per year for individuals residing in least developed countries. For the current 2020 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,025 or less in 2018; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,026 and $3,995; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,996 and $12,375 - click here for 2020 fiscal year list.

Emeritus membership is for current members of the Association who have been full members of the Association for the previous three years consecutively and are fully retired, making them eligible for a reduced membership rate set currently at $150 (US). Emeritus members carry full voting privileges within the Association.*

Student members, $35 (US) per year, are individuals enrolled in a graduate program who, upon graduation, would be eligible for professional membership in the association. Areas of study include law, medicine, social work, counseling, psychology, speech and language therapy, public health, family studies, psychotherapy, marriage and family therapy, women/gender/queer studies, sexology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, pharmacology and other academic and applied disciplines that contribute, or have the potential to contribute, to the well being of transgender individuals and to the field of transgender health.* Student members carry no voting privileges other than Student elections.

Least Developed Countries – Student membership is available for a reduced fee of $15 (US) per year for individuals residing in least developed countries. For the current 2020 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,025 or less in 2018; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,026 and $3,995; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,996 and $12,375 - click here for 2020 fiscal year list.

Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in Europe are also members of EPATH. Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in the US are also members of USPATH.

BENEFITS OF WPATH MEMBERSHIP

  • Inclusion in the online WPATH “Find a Provider” search tool
  • Substantial Registration Discounts – to all WPATH/USPATH/EPATH conferences – these offer an unparalleled opportunity to network with your colleagues
  • Member Discount on all WPATH GEI training courses
  • Free Online Access to the International Journal of Transgender Health (IJTH). Online access is available when you're logged into your WPATH account
  • WPATH members residing in Europe are automatically also members of EPATH.
  • WPATH members residing in the US are automatically also members of USPATH.
  • Discounted Printed Copies of the IJTH 2020 - printed 4 times per year - at an additional cost of $25. We do not send back issues of journals that have already been mailed, number of issues received is based on your member start date/payment.
  • Access to all private WPATH member online resources; including our searchable member database, messaging and forum tools
  • Member-to-member networking via our google group listservs***
  • Members Only official WPATH emails
  • Links to a variety of gender-related resources through our newsletter and website
  • Participation in our Global Education Initiative (GEI) Certification program
  • Opportunities to join WPATH task forces and committees.

*Please note that by default;  the name, city and state/country of all members are listed in both the online member directory, viewable by members upon log in and by the the public under the "Find a Provider" listing. Members have the ability to control privacy settings on all addresses, phone and fax numbers, email addresses, and affiliations through the member profile page/edit privacy settings in your account.

**Please note that if you choose to pay for the printed IJTH journal, you will receive 4 copies of the journal, we do not mail back issues and number of issues you receive is based on your member start date/payment.

***Listservs – Members (Full, Emeritus & Student)  are welcome to request to participate in the WPATH Listserv Groups that they are members of. We currently have a Global Listerv for All Members, A US Listserv for Members residing in the US, and a Student Listerserv for All Student Members. If you wish to join a Listerv Group, please email wpath@wpath.org and request to join. You must use the same email address for the Listerv as is indicated on your WPATH membership information.. Please review the Listserv Guidelines by clicking here.

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