Jess first started his activism as a volunteer organizer with Equality California, in trying to block Proposition 8 from getting on the ballot. Since then, he has done volunteer work with Fresno’s Reel Pride Film Festival, Fresno’s Pride Parade and Festival, Marriage Equality USA, and now Trans-E-Motion.
Ling is a cis-gender male ally who has joined the organization since August 2016. Apart from maintaining the financial flow of the organization, he helps to facilitate support groups and outreach programs run by Trans-E-Motion. He advocates for sexuality and LGBTQ+ issues faced by people with developmental disabilities and their families.