This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

On Being a Transgender American

By The Aspen Institute

“I spent the first half of my life being afraid,” says Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of the bestselling memoir of transgender experience, She’s Not There, “and the second half telling people to be brave.” In this episode, Boylan opens up about her battle with suicide, how society treats her differently as a female, and the power of love and family. She talks about living life as a father for six years, a mother for twelve, and neither for a few years in between. She’s interviewed by Kirsten Powers, a Fox News contributor.

Listen to On Being a Transgender American now.

Listen to On Being a Transgender American in full in the Spotify app