Alex Myers

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Alex Myers is a writer, teacher, speaker, and activist. Since high school, Alex has campaigned for transgender rights. As a female-to-male transgender person, Alex began his transition at Phillips Exeter Academy and was the first transgender student in that academy’s history. Alex was also the first openly transgender student at Harvard and worked to change the university’s nondiscrimination clause to include gender identity. For the past decade, he has taught English at private high schools and currently lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and two cats.

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Revolutionary

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If I am not for myself, who is? (Reb Hillel)

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I tend to be rather a creature of habit.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I hope that I haven't yet reached that point.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Honestly, too many to list. When I used to race triathlons, I did a few races where Team Hoyt competed. I would have to say that I admire them tremendously.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Consistency.

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