Meet Ms. Dr. Joseph L. Simonis, a badass queer athlete!
“Josie grew up playing baseball, football, and wrestling, but recently got back into competitive sports via roller derby… Josie is also the founder of the Transgender, Gender-non-conforming, and Intersex Athlete Network, an organization aimed at building community and promoting an inclusive athletic environment.”
Additionally, Josie is a self proclaimed giant nerd who holds a PhD in Ecology and is a postdoctoral fellow at Lincoln Park Zoo.
Check out our little chat about gender identity, second puberty and sports!
[Headshot by Danforth Johnson]