My name is Aleks. I’m a soon to be 24 year old male to female transgender girl. I’ve battled gender dysphoria most of my life & I’m now two years into my gender transition both medically, legally & socially. As they say a picture is worth a thousand words. But both pictures above represent a very unique & rare story. The one is of a very confused & depressed “little boy” & the other is of a girl who always lived hidden inside.

But what most people couldn’t begin to fathom was just what it took to bring me into the world. After Read more...

I remember the moment when I knew deep inside that I was a girl. I was three years old and was watching "The Little Mermaid" and I just swore up and down that I would be Ariel when I grew up. I innocently told my father that I wanted to be Ariel and was going to marry Prince Eric when I grew up, and that didn't really go over too well. Unfortunately, I was told that I was a boy and I needed to act like it and that anything else was wrong and completely unacceptable. This would trigger the fear and shame that I would carry with me as I made desperate attempts to hide who I was Read more...

Today Celena Morrison, Executive Director at the Office of LGBT Affairs, City of Philadelphia shares her coming out story:

I was 12 years old when I came out to my Mother. I had what I believed was, a really serious crush on this boy in class and I decided that I was going to tell my mother so she wouldn't be shocked when Arthur became my boyfriend. I showed signs of determination, early.

So early one afternoon I called my mother into my bedroom and asked her to sit down. I said to her "I know that I am a girl" she then hugged me and said "Don

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The first in our Pride Stories, Larry Benjamin tell us when he first knew when he was gay. You can read his full story on his blog right here: Read more...

This is your final reminder that the Profesional Track onine registration will close this Monday, July 8. After this date, walk-in registration pricing will take effect (see below). 

Take the time this weekend to sign up for the 2019 Professional Track of the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference.

Start The Registration Process Here

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