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I'm getting top surgery!

life masculinize your voice without testosterone top surgery Apr 01, 2023

Today is April 1st and it's launch day for Masculinize Your Voice Without Testosterone, my latest full length course! I've had lots of people email and DM me to tell me how excited they were about this course, and how they haven't seen a resource like this before. I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for the outpouring of support around this course, and also for the students who have trusted me with their journey.

If it wasn't for the time that I spent teaching my students, I wouldn't have collected all of these resources. I also want to thank the teachers that have let me pick their brain and ask them questions about how they manage difficulties and challenges with their own students. Our collective knowledge really makes us all stronger.

I now have top surgery coming up in less than two weeks, so it's been a wild ride! I'm going to spend the next two weeks preparing my house - you know, putting things that are up high down low so that I can reach them with my dinosaur arms. Many of you have asked if I'm going to share my recovery from top surgery, and I've been a little bit back and forth on this, so I've decided to make a private feed for my top surgery recovery. It's going to be minimally priced (something like $10), but just so that the people who have access to me at my most vulnerable state are people who are literally invested.

The money that I collect from this will be donated to other people's top surgery funds. I live in Montreal, Canada, and my top surgery has been totally covered, and this is just a way that I want to give back to my community. I don't have any links for this yet, but I will put them out very soon. I'm nervous and excited! With every day that goes by I want top surgery more, which is solidifying my confidence that I'm making the right choice. If you have any questions about top surgery, about the course that I just launched, or about trans voice things at all, I'm going to be around for the next two weeks to answer your questions.

After surgery I'm going to take a little bit of time off, but we'll see - who knows how recovery will go?!

Keep your eyes peeled for updates, and thank you for sticking around!

Hi, I'm Renée! (they/them)

I'm a queer, nonbinary, and disabled singer, songwriter and gender-affirming voice teacher. 

I've been a voice teacher for over twelve years, I have four full-length albums out, and I have degrees in physics, jazz, and songwriting.

I love creating, I love figuring things out, but most of all, I love helping people.

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