USA: Being Trans in Small Town America

13164414_10154073959517557_5736137245095663313_nThere is arguably greater visibility now for Trans rights than ever before in our history. But does that make a difference if you are in a small town in mid-western USA?

  • What is it like growing up feeling different in the American heartland where men are supposedly men?
  • How difficult is it to make the decision to commence transitioning?
  • And how do go about fending off discrimination and finding your own voice?

For a personal view on growing up ‘different’ in ‘middle America’, we were joined in the studio by Michelle, a trans woman from St Louis, Missouri in small town USA who is also a JOY presenter on Trans*positions.

Link:  World Wide Wave

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