AUTHENTIC LIVES; NEED I SAY MORE?

Those Who Succeeded In The Face Of Adversity

LYNN CONWAY

img1 Lynn Conway  renowned worldwide not just in the world of social justice activism, Her work has had a direct impact on the works you see here, and a direct impact on history it's self.

KRISTIN BECK

img1Kristin Beck;  retired decorated navy SEAL At the time of publishing, Kristin ran for Maryland's 5th district seat in congress.

DR BECKY ALLISON MD

img1 Dr Becky Allison MD is a noted cardiac physician practicing in Phoenix AZ. Becky's other notable work has been in the realm of advocacy, and her work has had a direct impact on the work I currently do.

DR MARCI BOWERS MD

img1  Dr Marci Bowers MD noted physician; Trained by Stanley Beiber, a pioneer in GRS procedure. currently very active in women's rights advocacy work abroad

ANTONIA DORSAY

img1Antonia Dorsay;  Advocate for the advancement of the transgender community

LAVERNE COX

img1Laverne Cox   stars on the hit series "Orange Is The New Black" among other works and is also noted for her activism in the realm of authentic lives.

FALLON FOX

img1 Fallon Fox  MMA fighter;is the first openly transgender athlete in MMA history. Featured in the documentary Game Day.

JENNUCET GUTIERREZ

img1Jennucet Gutierrez  is a noted, and highly regarded advocate for hispanic rights, especially in the arena of immigration law and detention policy.

GAVIN GRIMM

img1Gavin Grimm   Transitioned youth; directly involved in litigation with the state of Virginia regarding rights to use appropriate public facilities.

JAZZY JENNINGS

img1Jazzy Jennings  transitioned youth. Noted advocate. At the time she started presenting authentically, she was the youngest in history to do so . Only one other child has presented at a younger age, and then only by six weeks.

JESSICA LYNN

img1 Jessica Lynn  Noted activist: contributing writer, New York Times

KELLY LEPLEY

img1 Kelly Lepley  Commercial airline pilot, parent, public speaker; noted for her litigation in Alaska that had a direct impact on Alaskan DMV policy regarding gender markers.

NICHOLE MAINES

img1Nichole Maines  transitioned youth. Won a 5 year legal battle to use appropriate public facilities.

JOCELYN NICKLE

img1 Jocelyn Nickle  noted career in aviation mechanics, including Top Wrench award shortly after starting work in Phoenix: Jocelyn also co-owns TCP publications and transinclusivemovement.com

AYDIN OLSON-KENNEDY

img1 Aiden Kennedy Olson  social worker; Associate Clinical Social Worker at Los Angeles Gender Center His wife, Jo Olson Kennedy, also works there. They are noted for overseeing some of the youngest transitions in modern history.

KIM PETRAS

img1 Transitioned youth  youngest completed transition in recorded history singer, entertainer.

SHANE ORTEGA

img1Shane Ortega  is a helicopter crew chief in the United States Army. Shane has been featured in several pubications for his work in bringing to light the issues of those who are transitioning and serving active duty in the military

DR JENNIE LORENA THOMAS

img1 Dr. Jennie Lorena Thomas  Captain; US Army, Intelligence Officer, Post Doctoral Fellow at Healing Pathways, , regular contributor to this publication.

AMANDA SIMPSON

img1 Amanda Simpson  became the highest ranking transgender person in federal office when she was sworn in as Deputy Assistant Secretary Of Defense For Operational Energy.

JAIME ROTH

img1Jaime Rothis a noted activist, retired lawyer, and regular contributor to this publication .

COL SHERI SWOKOWSKI

img1 Col Sheri swokowski  transitioned after a 34 year career as an infantry officer; has been instrumental in the fight for equality for those who wear the uniforms of the United States armed forces.

BRYNN TANNEHILL

img1 Brynn Tannehill  Naval Aviation Officer, director of advocacy,SAPARTA and a columnist for Huffington Post.

JESSICA TAYLOR

img1 Jessica Taylor  is a commercial airline pilot. Jessica's work recently made aviation history as it assisted the FAA in removing gender dysphoria as a mental illness.

PAULA COLLINS

img1 Paula Collins   Boeing 737/787 Technical Instructor, Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy London

BEN HUDSON

img1 Ben Hudson  Ben Hudson is a human rights activist, community organizer, and educator. Ben is the founding Executive Director of the Gender Health Center in Sacramento California.

JENN BURLETON

img1 Jenn Burleton  Noted advocate, Founded The TransActive Gender Center. Her work is also instrumental in the research done here at this publication.

SAVANNA JACKSON

img1 Savanna Jackson  Australian businesswoman; her transition wss featured in Australian media.

JENNY SEIBERT

img1 Jenny Seibert  is an author, renowned activist, and strong organizer for the transgender movement. Jenny was honored to be selected to introduced Bernie Sanders at a political rally in Spokane. her article details that event.

DR FRANCIE MILAZZO MD

img1 Dr Francie Milazzo  physician, operates a practice in Sacramento.



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  This is by no means an exhaustive list. There are many more that will find their place here. The significance of these present currently is that in as much as they have achieved their professional goals, they have also had a direct impact on this publication you are reading. Every one of the above has at some point in time contributed their ideas, writings, suggestions, and support to this publication. Even as this is being published, there are still so many more that have contributed, and they will all certainly find their place here.

The above submissions were placed in alphabetical order, further submissions will be entered in the order they are received.

If you know of someone who you think needs to be here as well, feel free to add that name below in the comments.