This episode of The Queer Life radio show we interview Fallon Fox who “is an American mixed martial artist (MMA) [and] is the first openly transgender athlete in MMA history” (Wikipedia). Here is an excerpt from her website:
Fallon Fox is a professional Mixed Martial Arts Fighter specializing in the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, and Muay Thai. She began training in 2008 and currently has a record of 5-1-0. Fallon trains out of Midwest Training Center in Schaumburg, Illinois alongside her talented teammates.
In our interview we cover her experience growing up in the midwest, coming out as trans, her friends’/family’s responses, conversion therapy, military experience, MMA debut, the public’s response, and her future plans. Listen to this exclusive interview.