On this edition of OutCasting, we present the first part of a two part series featuring a wide ranging discussion of transgender issues with the transgender activist Juli Grey-Owens. OutCasters David and Morgan talk with Juli about trans and dual gender identity and about her activism.
Juli is a Long Island and New York State Transgender Community Advocate. She is a board member of the Empire State Pride Agenda, the New York State LGBT Advocacy Organization; Chair of the GLBT Democrats of Long Island; and a member of the Suffolk County Democratic Party Executive Committee. She is active in the Long Island Transgender Day of Remembrance Committee as well as the Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition.
Juli regularly speaks at churches and public forums about the need for statewide Transgender Civil Rights and gave a key address at the 2012 New York State LGBT Equality and Justice Day held in Albany, New York. She lives in Huntington with her wife Barbara and their two cats Fraidy and Sylvia.