Evolution of Two-Spirit
Sue McConnell (she-her) is a 70-year-old transgender veteran. She will talk about her journey over the last 70 years as a two-spirit with Shawnee, Cherokee and Irish connection. She has been a volunteer at the Tucson VA for over seven years and was selected as volunteer of the year in 2014. Sue was the first transwomen “Two Spirits” to be volunteer of the year. McConnell is a part of an all-female motorcycle riding club called Chrome Angelz RC. She is an artist, a photographer and does leather work. McConnell is a mentor and lends support to the Tucson VA Transgender/Gender Diverse Support Group.