Transgendered activist who is widely known for her 2014 best-selling memoir Rethinking Normal. She earned the ALA Rainbow Book and Oklahoma Book awards for her work.
She rose to prominence after the story of her relationship with her transitioning boyfriend Arin Andrews gained international attention. She was transitioning from male-to-female, while he was transitioning from female-to-male.
She has been profiled by The Daily Mail, The Huffington Post and People Magazine. She has also worked as a model.
She was born and raised in New Bern, North Carolina. She split from her boyfriend Arin Andrews in 2014.
She has appeared on Trisha Goddard's eponymous morning talk show to discuss her emotional and physical journey during her transition.