Dallas Denny is renowned for her work on advocacy, policy issues, and health practices involving transsexual and transgender people. She has served as adviser to the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, The University of Michigan, the Centers for Disease Control, the city of Atlanta, journalists, and filmmakers. She has made hundreds of presentations and delivered many keynote talks at universities, businesses, professional organizations, and conferences.
Dallas was Executive Director of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit American Educational Gender Information Service from 1990-1999 and in 1990 founded the still-extant Atlanta Gender Explorations support group. She was one of many founders of the Southern Comfort and Peachtree transgender conferences, and, since 1991, has served a variety of roles, including director, of the week-long Fantasia Fair transgender conference.
Dallas is a prolific author. She has written more than 20 book chapters and hundreds of articles for newsletters, magazines, and both refereed and non-refereed journals. Her books Gender Dysphoria: A Guide to Research and Current Concepts in Transgender Identity, were published in 1994 and 1998, respectively, by Garland Publishers, and Identity Management in Transsexualism in 1994 by Creative Design Services. She edited the groundbreaking journals Chrysalis from 1990-1998 and Transgender Tapestry from 2000-2008. Her historical novel Chance Down the Mountain was published in 2008 by Foundation Books.
Dr. Carolyn Wolf-Gould attended Hamilton College and Yale University School of Medicine. She has been a family physician in Oneonta, NY since 1994, and practicing transgender medicine as part of general primary care since 2007. She is the founder of The Gender Wellness Center at Susquehanna Family Practice, a center that has been growing rapidly to meet the needs of patients in upstate, NY.
She and her team of providers are the recipients of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Grant from 2016 – 2019 to create a rural based Center of Excellence in Transgender Health for upstate, NY. She is a member of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and is the collaborating physician for Choices Counseling and Consulting.
Dr. Wolf-Gould is a WPATH clinical mentor and is committed to training health care professionals on how to include transgender health services as a part of primary care.
Dr. Kyan Lynch (He/Him/His) earned his medical degree and master’s degree in Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He is currently an OBGYN faculty member at the University of Rochester Medical Center, serving as the department’s Education Specialist. In this role, Dr. Lynch designs, develops, and implements educational initiatives to benefit learners at all levels along the medical trainee-practitioner continuum.
In addition, Dr. Lynch provides his expertise on issues related to HIV prevention, LGBTQIA+ health care, and providing affirming care through the New York State Department of Health Clinical Education Initiative, and through private consultation. He is also the Director of Social Media for CEI.
Ky serves on the State University of New York Transcending Gender Binary Violence Prevention and Response Impact Team, and serves on the planning committee for the annual SPECTRUM Conference. Ky is also a proud member of the New York State Department of Health Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Non-Binary Advisory Board.