TS Women's Successes:
Links and Photos

by Lynn Conway






Jennifer Leitham

Jazz Bassist (more)


Engineering and Information Technology Management Consultant, (FFS page)

Dr. Tracie O'Keefe(Australia)

Gender Counselor, Author

 Sarah, Ph. D
Author, Lecturer
Sarah underwent SRS in 1982,
and she is now married. 
 Donna Rose
IT Project Manager
Link to her new book:
Wrapped in Blue
 Frances Bennett

Radio Disc Jockey



Kelley Winters, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineer, VLSI designer

Writer, GID reform activist,

Kelley's 2008 Gold Rush keynote address,
Photo of Kelley & Lynn hiking in Colorado


Karine Espineira (France, Chile)

Chargée de Communication

(more, more, more)

(en español)




Barbara Nash, Ph.D.

Geologist, educator





Maryam Khatoon Molkara (Iran)

(Photo by S. Reza for The New York Times)

Early campaigner for trans rights in Iran

(more, more, video, video) 


  Jaqueline P. (Germany)

Graphic artist

Kate Kira, Ph.D. (Netherlands)


Susan Stryker, Ph.D.

Historian, Author

(more, more, more, more)

Exec. Dir, GLBT Historical Society


Christine Beatty

Software engineer, writer, activist


Michelle Dumaresq (Canada)

Champion Mountain Bike Racer

(more, more, more)

 See the film about Michelle:

100% Woman

Glenda Adams

Computer Game Designer



Alejandra Victoria Portatadino (Argentina)

Anthropology Student and Advocate for GLBTTI Rights




Chen Lili (China)

Successful model in China

Transitioned when young.

SRS at age 23 (more, more, more, more).





Marketing Consultant

Medical professional


Julia Sommers (Australia)




Julie Ann Johnson

Businesswoman, Past chairperson, IFGE

Railroad signal engineer & historian

Author (more, more)




Christine McGinn, D.O.

Physician (more)

Hormone therapist, SRS surgeon 

Lian Lian (China) 


Teenage transitioner

SRS at age 20 


Paula Coffer


MBA, Financial Analyst,

College instructor, Author




Transitioned in her teens


Robertina Manganaro (Italy)
Fashion Designer
Transitioned at age 14-20
(Married to Count Gianfranco Torelli) 
Jin Xing (China)
Dancer, Choreographer

(more, more, more)

(Married to Heinz-Gerd Oidtmann)


Leeanne Mackowski
Lead Estimator and
Engineering manager


Anne Vitale, Ph. D.


(gender specialist)

SRS in 1980

Alexus Sheppard
Spiritual Coach
(updated website)


Distinguished Professor of Economics,

History, English, and Communication
University of Illinois at Chicago

Deirdre's Gender page; Deirdre's book


Binu (Korea)

Singer, entertainer (more, more)

Transitioned when young




Sine (Korea)

Singer, entertainer (more, more)

Transitioned when young




Sahara (Korea)

Singer, entertainer (more, more)

Transitioned when young




Yoona (Korea)

Singer, entertainer (more, more)

Transitioned when young




Aejaie Sellers

Co-owner of Carla's Social Club

Previously Director of the DeFrank Center

Transitioned with her parents' support

in the early 1980's, at age 17-18. 




Nungning (Thailand)

Physiotherapist, clinical instructor






  Jahna Steele (New Website)

Las Vegas Showgirl

More photos (more, more, more, more)

[ Jahna passed away on Jan. 24, 2008 ]


Kelly Van De Veer (Netherlands)

Singer, Actress (more, more, more, more)

Transitioned in her teens, SRS at 19 (more)

  Haruna Ai (Japan)

Actess, TV personality

Transitioned when young

Kurara Motoki (Japan)
Showgirl, Actress
Transitioned when young


Katherine Cummings (Australia)
Librarian and Writer


Mianne Bagger (Australia)

Professional Golfer

Golf World story

(More: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Playing in the Ladies' European Tour






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