Owning her narrative, and being seen and heard is something Erin Parisi, a transgender woman, is working toward as she trains for the Seven Summits. Her mission: To summit as her true self, while creating awareness and visibility for the trans community. I wanted to climb out of the shadows and climb to a place where I could be the highest I could go, and tell the world who I am, she says. I wanted to own my story.
- Mairin Hart
- Lindsey Hagen