Today’s Lively Show is one of the most fascinating and helpful conversations I’ve had on The Lively Show thus far.
In today’s episode, Dillan DiGiovanni, a health coach and TEDx speaker who transitioned his gender identity in his mid-30’s, shares how and why he thrived before and after his gender transition, the complexity of evolving language around sexuality and sexual identities, and what Dillan believes is not being accurately conveyed in the media about transgender individuals.
This episode is perfect for anyone looking to hear a fascinating story about thriving authentically, or for anyone looking to better understand, connect, and communicate with people who identify as transgender.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL FIND OUT ABOUT
How Dillan left his teaching career due to his personal identity issues.
Using the proper terminology for transgenders including sexual orientation differences.
Dillan explains the common narrative that transgender people use and how they feel about their body.
What are the appropriate ways to address a transgender person as to not offend or hurt that person.
We discuss the issues facing the transgender communities including transgender rights.
Dillan tells us his personal journey through transition how he has became estranged from his family.
We learn some of the dos and don’ts of speaking to a transgender person.
Dillan gives his prospective of the similarities and differences between the sexes in society and on a person level.
How the transgender community is getting misunderstand in the media.
What internal doubt and resistance Dillan faces in his life.
Dillan gives advice for those seeking to take the transgender journey.
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