In My Experience: Transgender Transitions

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Many in the transgender community are celebrating that Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, will be on the cover of Vanity Fair and hope the high-profile platform will lead to wider acceptance of transgender people. As part of Forum's In My Experience series, we talk with local transgender people about their stories of transition and hear their thoughts on the nation's discussion about Caitlyn Jenner.

Resources Recommended by Guests

The SF LGBT Center's Transgender Employment Services


Transgender Law Center Helpline


Jamie Rafaela Wolfe, vice president of TransGender San Francisco

Isa Noyola, program manager at the Transgender Law Center

Sawyer Steele, senior producer at Moxie Institute Film Studio and Lab

Fresh White, life coach and contributing author to "Trans Bodies, Trans Selves"



Books Recommended by Guests

Boys Like Her: Transfictions by Taste This

Letters for My Brothers by Megan Rohrer

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock

She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity by Julia Serano


"Transitioning" from KQED News