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Daye Pope Headshot

by Daye Pope

“You’re My Child. I Want To Be There.” Iowa Mom Accompanies Daughter to Thailand for Gender-Confirming Surgery.

My name is Daye and I’m from Clear Lake, Iowa.  Growing up in the country, back home, I always knew that I was different. And I remember at one point when I was 10, actuallI couldn’t put it off any longer and I was living in Washington, DC at the time and I remember having so much nervous energy that I actually left my house and was pacing aro...

Trans Activist Fights Back Against Police Harassment and Winds Up Changing the System. “I Really Found My Voice.”

by Deja Alvarez

Trans Activist Fights Back Against Police Harassment and Winds Up Changing the System. “I Really Found My Voice.”

My name is Deja Lynn Alvarez. I’m from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In my early twenties being a trans woman here in Philadelphia, it was actually my birthday and a group of my f...

How a Culturally Competent Healthcare Provider Changed the Life of a Trans Woman Living With HIV.

by Ella Jasso

How a Culturally Competent Healthcare Provider Changed the Life of a Trans Woman Living With HIV.

My name is Ella Josefine Jasso. I am from Mexico, Zacatecas, Zacatecas. So it’s 2016 and I’m on my way to go get tested for a general testing, HIV, STIs. So I go up to the cli...

With the Flick of a Wrist, Trans Woman Turns a Corner in Her Transition and Decides to Come Out at Work.

by Jami Shofner

With the Flick of a Wrist, Trans Woman Turns a Corner in Her Transition and Decides to Come Out at Work.

My name is Jami Shofner and I’m from Houston. Twenty years ago, which was back in the mid-nineties somewhere, I was doing stand-up comedy as a woman, and I was in a drag show in...

Trans Woman Seeks Help & Finds Love Along The Way. “I Am the Most Loved When I Am the Most Authentic.”

by Kay Holland

Trans Woman Seeks Help & Finds Love Along The Way. “I Am the Most Loved When I Am the Most Authentic.”

My name is Kay Holland. I’m from Lawrence, Kansas. When I was 22 years old, over the course of the summer, I felt like – having moved to a new town for the first time in my li...

Trans Woman Comes Out To Colleagues, Who Welcome Her With Open Arms.

by Jessica Soukup

Trans Woman Comes Out To Colleagues, Who Welcome Her With Open Arms.

Hi, my name is Jessica Soukup. I’m from Austin, Texas. I currently work at Texas State University. I’ve been here now for 11 years. About five years ago, I came to a revelatio...

Story Update: Gina Grahame: “Your heart is not wrong. This is not a sin.”

by Gina Grahame

Story Update: Gina Grahame: “Your heart is not wrong. This is not a sin.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking to Gina Grahame. Before we do, let’s take a look at her story. Gina: Hi, I’m Gina Grahame,...

Story Update: Shellie and Randi “Transition is Such a Unique Experience for Each and Every Person That Goes Through It.”

by Shellie and Randi Ruge

Story Update: Shellie and Randi “Transition is Such a Unique Experience for Each and Every Person That Goes Through It.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. This week, we’re actually going to be speaking with two storytellers who shared their story together with us 10 years ago, Shelli...

Story Update: Mila Jam “Black Trans Women Are Important In Music”

by Mila Jam

Story Update: Mila Jam “Black Trans Women Are Important In Music”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. My name is Nathan, and this week we’re going to be speaking with Mila Jam, but before we do, let’s take a look at her story. Mi...

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