Conversations That Matter

Transgender with Lisa Salazar

July 20, 2017


This week’s Conversation That Matters features Lisa Salazar a woman who helps us to understand the transgender spectrum.  What does it mean to be Transgender? The term is relatively new. It is widely misunderstood. Many people believe trans or transgender is about sexual orientation rather than gender identity.

After decades of fighting the voices in her head Lisa took on the long and challenging transition from her life as a man to the one she knew was her true self.  Lisa takes us on her journey and at the same time provides insight into the lives of transgender people.

Her life story coupled with the recent enactment of Bill C-16 which ensures that transgender people are guaranteed the same human rights as those who identify with the gender they were assigned at birth lead to this week’s conversation.

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