be authentacious ®

How do you define 'be authentacious'?
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2016 World Championships of Public Speaking - Toastmasters International

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Reflections on The Church of Christ
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I'm proud to share my interview for the series 'I'm from Driftwood', where I talk about the meeting with my minister upon my coming out as transsexual in 1992.

Gina on Shame and Rejection

"Miss Understood"
(1:35)

District 4 winning speech 'Time For A Change'  (7:31)

'Isn't authenticity like pregnancy?'
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Authenticity is like an oxygen mask
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Watch Gina..

On Shame and Rejection
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A 'Leave it to Beaver' childhood
(1:41)

The labels imposed by others
(1:18)

Gina on Authenticity

From 132,000 entrants in 135 countries, Gina finished in the Top 98 and competed for the 2016 World Championships in Public Speaking in Washington, DC.  

Gina represented the 6,000+ members of District #4 in Central-Northern California. The video (at right) is her District winning speech.

Using humor, insight and pathos, Gina speaks to the heart of Authenticity, Overcoming Adversity, and
​what it means to be authentacious®

Is there something wrong with being
​transsexual?
 (1:35)

Gina on coming out as LGBT

Coming out to family - Part I
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Gina on Childhood