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Dana Pardee Discusses Gender Identity
Dana Pardee Discusses Gender Identity

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AIR DATE: October 24, 2012

Dana Pardee, a 23 year old male senior at UNR, has recently undergone surgery to transition from female to male. As a transgender individual, Dana is much happier now that his physical appearance on the outside matches who he has always been on the inside. Dana claims the issue goes unknown, especially in rural areas, and is ready to share his experience growing up in a conservative community, feeling like an outcast when attending the Catholic Church, and reactions from his family and friends.

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Dana Pardee, UNR Senior

 

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    I just listen too you're interview, i agree with Jacky all the way....... It was a very open interview. Great to hear you Dana, along this way!!! You should have been a great guest in Ophra if she was still in the air. Proud off you and you're family Dana!!!!
    yvonneOct 23, 2012 23:49:26 PM
    And by the way, to the gentleman doing the interview, your manner and attitude are appreciated. You were very factual, and not judgmental, and I as a family member appreciate that!
    JayciOct 22, 2012 19:05:31 PM
    This is my nephew! He is a most amazing person, as a male or female. Everyone who really knows him can't help but accept him, because he is essentially a wonderful, caring, GOOD, human being. Our family loves him beyond belief and wants only for him to be happy.
    JayciOct 22, 2012 19:02:56 PM
    My complements to you on your courage and to your family and friends for their impathy. Your story is important for other individuals who undergoing the same struggle.
    Will SchroederOct 22, 2012 10:43:23 AM
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