C. Michael Woodward, MPH, is the Gender Odyssey conference director. He’s also a writer, vocalist, storyteller, body builder, social justice advocate, SOGI trainer and policy consultant, and aging queer trans guy. Michael received the 2014 Skip Schrader “Spirit of Activism” award from Equality Arizona. He contributed the title essay for the critically acclaimed FTM anthology Manning Up (Transgress press, 2014). His newest work, “Growing a Pair,” appeared in the anthology Below the Belt (Transgress Press 2016).