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Transgender Voice and Communication

Transgender voice and communication therapy is a growing area of clinical practice involving voice modification for individuals who are transgender or those whose gender identity is not congruent with their sex assigned at birth. This treatment has historically been directed toward people who are transitioning from male to female (transgender women) and want to modify their voice (also referred to as voice feminization). Increasingly, other gender nonconforming people, including transgender men and gender fluid individuals, are seeking services to understand and modify their voice and communication to match their gender identity, gender expression, and importantly, their sense of self. This entry provides an introduction to transgender voice and communication, including its history and resources for clinical delivery.

History

In 1977, Meryle Kalra presented a case study at ...

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