My journey to become the first trans person to achieve the toughest mountaineering challenge in the world

My journey to become the first trans person to achieve the toughest mountaineering challenge in the world

LADbible - News·2019-02-07 14:59

For me, as a trans person, the narrative my whole life has been negative.

You hear about drug abuse, you hear about suicide, you hear about violence against the trans community. There's not a lot of positive narratives. I think when somebody's coming out, they're looking at a lot of shadows.

The Seven Summits is the highest peak in every continent. It's been done 400 times now. But for me, [my mission to become the first trans person to climb the Seven Summits] is not about prestige at all. It allows me the opportunity to rise up as high as I can, to a place there really isn't any shadows any more.

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