Erin Parisi TranSending 7 Transgender Female Athlete

Episode 12

Interview with Erin Parisi of TranSending

In Episode 12, Erin Everett, NP-C, interviews Erin Parisi of TranSending, a transgender female athlete who has set out to climb the 7 summits of each continent. In the episode, the two discuss Erin Parisi’s transition and experience with facial feminization surgeries, as well as her progress of completing 4 of the 7 summits!

About This Episode

In episode twelve of Exclusively Inclusive, Erin Everett, NP-C, interviews Transgender female athlete Erin Parisi of TranSending, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of Transgender rights by promoting athletics as a platform for Transgender awareness and inclusion. Assigned male at birth, Erin Parisi started her medical and social transition at the age of 38.

During the episode, the two discuss Erin Parisi’s transition experience, including her move to Colorado from Upstate New York, her undying passion for outdoor sports, and the impact her transition has had as an athlete. An avid hiker and mountaineer, Erin Parisi as made it her personal mission to climb and reach the summit of the tallest mountains on all 7 continents. To date, she has crossed 4 of the 7 off her list, proudly carrying and waving her TranSending 7 flag at the summits of Mt. Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mt. Kosciuszko (Australia), Mt. Elbrus (Europe), and Mt. Aconcagua (South America).

Later in the episode, Erin Parisi discusses meeting plastic surgeon Dr. Toby Meltzer of Scottsdale, Arizona, at Gender Odyssey in Seattle, and her experience undergoing and recovering from Facial Feminization Surgeries at his clinic as part of her transition.

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Interview with Erin Parisi of TranSending