Thursday, March 30, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Sharing transgender stories

Human rights advocate Laura Budd shares her story as part of Gender Diversity Awareness Week

Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald
Laura Budd, a human rights advocate and transgender
woman and education co-ordinator with Moose Jaw Pride,
speaks at a luncheon in Moose Jaw this week.

By Lisa Goudy

Laura Budd was born with a gender marker of a man, yet from the time she was four years old, she knew that wasn’t who she was.

Born Brice Budd in a farm near Kelliher, Sask., she spent many decades repressing her femininity out of fear of how others would react. 

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