Kyle Penniman is a Phoenix transgender who struggled with his gender identity for many years until he decided to transition from female to male in 2012. Many transsexuals do not feel congruency with gender assigned at birth and have lifelong difficulties with gender dysphoria. Fortunately, Mr. Penniman made the decision to commit to a gender transition and has been satisfied that it was the correct decision.
Kyle Penniman is a Phoenix transgender man who changed his gender identity and made a gender transition from female-to-male. He made his decision with the help and support of his friends in the Phoenix LGBTQ community. He now returns the support by helping other transsexuals who are struggling with gender dysphoria.
Kyle Penniman is a trans male living in Phoenix, Arizona. He struggled for many years with gender dysphoria and finally made the decision to make a female-to-male transition in February, 2012. Since his gender transition, he has maintained close contact with his friends and supporters in the Phoenix Gay Community and continues to offer support to other transsexuals.
Courtney Penniman changed gender from female to male in February 2012 after accepting that his male gender identity is an integral part of who he was born to be. The decision to transition to male gender was made after a long process that included counseling, hormone therapy, medical intervention, and the support of the Phoenix gay community and other transsexuals. Mr. Penniman is comfortable as a male after years of experiencing discomfort and distress because there was a mismatch between his biological sex and gender identity (i.e., gender dysphoria).
Courtney Penniman of Arizona, is a transgender male, transitioning genders in February 2012 after struggling with gender dysphoria since childhood. It is estimated that approximately 1% of the world’s population is transsexual, but there is no way to verify this number as most trans people do not make public their gender transition due to the social costs to transitioning. Because discrimination is widespread, transsexuals face a great deal of prejudice.
Courtney Penniman of Phoenix identifies as a transgender male after transitioning from female to male February 17, 2012. The process of transitioning is long and complicated, and the decision to transition was not taken lightly. Transsexuals struggle with gender dysphoria beginning in childhood when confusion over how they understand themselves and their gender conflicts with how they are treated expected to act. Our society is, however, very harsh on gender-variant people. Some transgender people have lost their families, their jobs, their homes and their support. Transgender children may be subject to abuse at home, at school or in their communities. A lifetime of this can be very challenging and can sometimes cause anxiety disorders, depression and other psychological illnesses. These are not the root of their transgender identity; rather, they are the side effects of society’s intolerance of transgender people.