The Tiptree Award is becoming the Otherwise Award.
The rest of this long post describes our process in detail, shares some of the words from our community that helped us come to our decision, and explains why we’ve chosen Otherwise as our new name.
Use the navigation links below if you’d like to skip to a particular section.
The name of the Award: if you want to know why it’s changing
What we heard from you: if you want to understand how we came to this decision
What we’ve come to realize: if you want a short, snappy summary
What we feel: if you’d like to contemplate love, care, and tradition with us
So… the name? If you want to know how and why we chose Otherwise
What is not changing, and what happens next: if you’re curious about plans and timelines
A little help from our friends: if you want to support us through this transition