Dr. Marci Bowers, M.D (San Mateo, CA) (Oct. 2011 - Present)
Dr. Marci Bowers, M.D., of San Mateo, Calif., is viewed as a pioneer in the field of gender reassignment surgery and is the first prominent transgender woman to perform the surgery. After practicing in Trinidad, Colo., where she was the subject of a WE tv series entitled 'Sex Change Hospital,' she recently relocated to San Mateo, Calif. She is a frequent media commentator on transgender issues, having appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Tyra Banks Show and as the subject of a Discovery Health documentary entitled 'Transgender M.D.'. She was voted as one of America's Best Doctors for 2002-2003 and was recently elected to the European Academy of Sciences.
Snapshot of Our Work
Millions went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth. GLAAD to engage the participation of hundreds of partners including national and local organizations, schools, celebrities, sports leagues, Spanish-language media, web sites, and corporations. Check out photos and highlights.