This transgender woman uses her unique voice to advocate for herself and her community.
This is part of a story series about the lives of transgender people. Read the introduction here.
Ahya Simone didn’t plan on becoming a harpist.
She’s always been musical and had long been a singer, but taking a harp class began as nothing more than a way to fill a hole in her schedule. In fact, she initially had so little interest she thought she’d drop the class.
But then she fell in love.
Although it was a bold instrument — pretty and elegant and unique — not many people I knew played the harp.…Read more ›