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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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Free webinar: Degendering Vocal Anatomy Oct 18, 2022

Calling all voice teachers !

I'm giving a free webinar this week on Degendering Vocal Anatomy and Trans-Specific Voice Concerns.

If you want to know all about binding, hormone replacement therapy, puberty blockers and other things that impact trans voice, consider registering here: ...

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Storytime: How I became a trans voice teacher teacher training Oct 06, 2022

A question I get asked a lot was how did you get into this field?

My path towards this work was not at all a linear one so let me tell you how it went!

I started learning to sing in my teen years and when I turned twenty, I started teaching others how to sing as well.

I taught singing for ten...

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Q: I'm experiencing tightness while feminizing my voice. What can I do?? trans voice Oct 03, 2022

Lillalulu says “I’m trying to feminize my voice and everytime I try, I feel my throat hurt or sort of tighten? I can’t really describe it but am I doing something wrong?

There are a few factors that can lead to a feeling of tightness in the throat while feminizing the voice but...

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September 2022 Trans Voice TikTok Compilation trans voice Oct 02, 2022

This was a banner month of TikToks! Enjoy this compilation of all the trans voice TikToks we created in September

00:00 - Degendering the Voice: Adams Apple
01:30 - Happy One Year Anniversary, Trans Vocal Exploration
04:01 - You don’t need to be trans to transition
05:35 - Is it worth doing...

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Hot take: you can be neither cis nor trans gender Sep 29, 2022

This commenter says, “wait, you can be cis or trans or neither? how does neither work? Isn’t it an either/or thing?”

I’m no expert on the philosophy of gender, so this is simply my understanding of things. But my working definition of a transgender person is someone who...

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What is the "T" voice? testosterone trans voice Sep 26, 2022

This commenter on TikTok says, “So you know how “T voice” is something that is audible to other queer people? Could you explain what the features of that voice are?”

The “T voice” that this commenter is referring to is the voice that some people get as a...

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