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

Authenticity is like an oxygen mask

2016 World Championships of Public Speaking - Toastmasters International

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Reflections on The Church of Christ

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

The labels imposed by others

Gina on Authenticity

"Miss Understood"

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.

Gina on Childhood

How do you define 'be authentacious'?

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

'Isn't authenticity like pregnancy?'

Watch Gina..

On Shame and Rejection

Is there something wrong with being

A 'Leave it to Beaver' childhood

be authentacious ®

Gina on coming out as LGBT

Coming out to family - Part I