every 1st september we joke about getting ready for hogwarts to cover up the very real and very very deep scars of never getting our letters
buzzfeedlgbt reports on this amazing app:
Speech Pathologist Kathe Perez has been working with trans clients for years. She recalls one patient’s insightful remark: “It’s that when I talk, it really isn’t a reflection of my soul – it isn’t a reflection of who I am.”
Perez has now developed Eva, the first phone app designed to help transgender users change the pitch and tone of their voice to reflect their identity.
Eva (Exceptional Voice App) is an entire suite of voice training mobile app products for both trans men and women. The app guides users through various lessons and breathing exercises.
The app’s website states it will take at least 6 to 12 months to effectively alter one’s voice. This video clip features an example “before and after” segment, having a user sample her “original” and “altered” voice:
As one user of the app put it: “Voice can be a real liability. There are definitely large parts of this country, even this state, where it’s dangerous to be trans. It can be a matter of life or death.”
At just $4.99, this app is a far more affordable option for users than visiting a vocal coach or speech pathologist. What a great resource!
mexican innovation :-)
You want to know what living with depression is like for me now that Im medicated?
I spend all week in a good mood, one snobby tumblr princess is a self important douche and all of the good will Ive had for the world juat falls away because Im now consumed with this one interaction. Now that Im on meds the low level agony with which I viewed the world usually lies lpw and only rears its head to ruin my whole fucking day when people condescend at me; its like their condescending bullshit reminds my waiting depression just how shit I am.
"Someone else thinks we’re beneathe them. I told you how fucking sad and small and low you are. Go back to bed for 16 hours. You dont need to wash your hair. Just stare at the ceiling until your eyed ache and your body hurts from laying still too long. Honestly , its whats best. I’m just trying yo help - nah, better leave the light off."
Im so glad that casual 90s witch is trendy. It makes for a lot more clothes that I like in stores