Interview with Aydian Dowling at the 2018 Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference

Transgender Universe

Aydian tells us what is going on with Point 5CC and Point of Pride, a non-profit organization he co-founded with Jeff Main, and how they are helping the transgender community. He also discusses the prospect of being a father and finding strength and pride in who we are.

Video by Victoria Elizabeth

Interview by Mila Madison

About Aydian Dowling

Aydian Dowling is a Transgender Activist, Founder of, Dad to Be and Motivational Speaker.

Aydian has taken on redefining what it is to be a man since he first began his journey in 2009. As a Speaker and Advocate, getting his start on YouTube with over 5 million channel views, Aydian has been speaking out about his journey from female to male, discussing what it is to defy the binary of gender in 2018.

In 2015, Aydian was the Men’s Health Ultimate Guy’s Reader Choice. This monumental event marked Aydian as the First Transgender Man on the cover of a mainstream magazine.

"Believe in yourself enough to live your DREAMS" – Aydian Dowling

About Point of Pride

Point of Pride works to support trans youth and adults who otherwise lack access through gender-affirming programs that empower them to live more authentically.

THey are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Eugene, Oregon that serves the international transgender community. They are entirely volunteer-operated.

Learn more at

About Point 5cc

Point 5cc has become synonymous with showing pride and support for the transgender (and LGBT) community.

Every purchase from their website directly supports Point of Pride, their sister non-profit that provides an Annual Transgender Surgery Fund and chest binder and breast form donation programs, as well as other efforts to help trans people in need around the world.


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