My guest today is Brenton. Brenton is a Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Nurse who served 9 years in the US Army as a Combat Medic. He is now an advocate for the needs of the transgender community.  Brenton is a personal friend going back to Elementary school and was graciously willing to share his story of understanding his identity and navigating the transitioning process. 

In this episode we explore: 

-When issues of identity first became conscious in elementary and middle school
-How this led to significant life stressors throughout development
-Brenton’s experiences first receiving mental health treatment
-The early stages of understanding being transgender  
-How this intersected with his involvement in the military
-And we unpack many of the dynamics involved in Brenton’s internal and external transitioning process

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Follow Brenton’s transition journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bren_plus_t/?hl=en

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