Community in Unity: Being Transgender

Panelists and host for Community in Unity: Being Transgender from right to left: Peek Ehlinger, Audrey Goodson, Damien Young, Cathy Gillis and Anne Hillman. (Townsend/Alaska Public Media)
Panelists and host for Community in Unity: Being Transgender from right to left: Peek Ehlinger, Audrey Goodson, Damien Young, Cathy Gillis and Anne Hillman. (Townsend/Alaska Public Media)


What does it mean to be transgender? How does a person know if their biological sex fits who they really are? Does our community welcome this growing population? Join us for Community in Unity: Being Transgender, a panel conversation with a live audience talking about gender transition and identity.

Community in Unity: Being Transgender was recorded on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

Download Audio.

The panelists were:
Audrey Goodson, active duty transgender military member
Damien Young, transgender youth advocate with Identity, Inc.
Cathy Gillis, mother to a transgender youth
Peek Ehlinger, genderqueer family medicine resident

Resources:
Supporting and Caring for Transchildren
Healthy Children.org
National Center for Transgender Equality – resources for veterans

Have questions or comments? Email communityinunity@alaskapublic.org or call 550-8447.

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