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SAGE Story: Dawn
Charlotte, North Carolina

Dawn tells of how she knew she didn't belong in her male body as a child and how she surpressed that by getting married twice and having children. Eventually, she lost everything and realized that she needed to embrace herself and was able to finally find acceptance and peace.

SAGE Story: Rachael
SAGE Raleigh, North Carolina

Rachael (73) tells us how she struggled growing up with the desire to dress as a female and eventually decided to make the change to transition. Her story is that of her relationship with her family and how it is strained because of her being transgender.


Joanne Borden from SAGE Long Island
Bay Shore, New York

Joanne Borden from SAGE Long Island talks about how she became an transgender advocate for purely selfish reasons at the 2010 SAGE National Constituent Conference.

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