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Music

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Trans Voice

Learning to love your voice and need some support?

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Disability

Lessons I've learned after 10+ years with chronic pain.

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Scarleteen interview: Finding Our Own Voices interviews trans voice Jul 12, 2021

I was born in 1987, which means when Scarleteen first appeared in 1998, I was exactly the perfect age to benefit from their radically honest, queer, and feminist take on sex education. Let me tell you, for a little queer ten-year-old, Scarleteen was an absolute lifeline.

So when Heather...

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June 2021 TikTok Compilation trans voice Jun 30, 2021

Wow, June! What an absolutely massive month for Tiktoks. I made almost 20 minutes of content this month because I dedicated a week to content only on voice feminization and a week to content only on voice masculinization. These were so popular!

What surprised me most was that the...

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National AccessAbility Week: Artistic Showcase - Art as Protest disability music Jun 01, 2021

I worked for DAWN Canada for three years as their communications officer. My time there is one of the primary reasons that disability rights are so close to my heart. I left six months ago so I was thrilled when they asked me to be a part of this year's National AccessAbility Week artistic...

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I'm taking a private teaching hiatus business life May 31, 2021

Seriously, where do I even start with this past month?

On May 5th, I posted my very first TikTok about a funny thing I noticed in my work as a trans voice teacher. In the weeks that have followed, I’ve double my newsletter subscribers, gained twenty thousand...

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May 2021 Tiktok Compilation business life trans voice May 30, 2021

I will forever remember May 2021 as the month I joined Tiktok and the month that changed my life forever.

For months before May 2021, teach trans voice alteration lessons had been my bread and butter. Very quickly, the vast majority of my private students stopped being singing students and...

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Xtra* interview: Trans Voice Training interviews trans voice Feb 09, 2021

My students are all amazing and talented so I was not surprised when I read this article by my student Nour Abi Nakhoul and was blown away by her thoughtfulness and her insight. In this article, Nour outlines the complexity of learning to feminize her voice. She carefully details the highs and...

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