Interview of Brycen Gaines

In this brief interview, Brycen Gaines touches on a variety of topics, beginning with his first moment of awareness of his gender identity. He discusses discrimination, healthcare, family, and trans friends. He shares his frustration with the lack of LGBT community and resources in New Jersey outside of college campuses. Finally, Brycen talks about the importance of therapy to LGBT people and about his plans to become a therapist working primarily with the LGBT community.

Date of Interview:

April 29, 2017

Location of Interview:

SAGE, Midtown, New York

Place of birth:

Bronx, New York



Interviewed by

Eve Elle

Summary by

Izzy Levy