Matt Kailey is an award-winning author, blogger, professor, and transgender community activist. He began his transition from female to male in 1997, and since then, he has educated, enlightened, and entertained audiences across the United States and the world through his writing and presentations focusing on transgender issues. He has appeared in five documentary films and is the recipient of four community awards for activism. His book "Just Add Hormones: An Insider's Guide to the Transsexual Experience" was a Lambda Literary Award finalist, and his short story "Cam's Decision" was the recipient of the Poets & Writers Inc. Writers Exchange Award for fiction.
Matt's latest book, "Teeny Weenies and Other Short Subjects," is a collection of humorous essays about his life before and after transition. He is also working on a series of short books offering "10 Tips" for those involved with trans people. The first of these, "My Child is Transgender – 10 Tips for Parents of Adult Trans Children," is available now on Kindle.
Matt is also a part-time college-level psychology instructor and teaches his own class, "Writing Your Gender," offering college students a chance to explore their own gender through the art of personal essay.