Utah transgender nonprofit opens office in Orem, aims to help individuals pay for gender-confirmation surgery

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Provo • A project that started as a way for one transgender person to pay for gender-confirmation surgery has grown into a Utah-based nonprofit helping others who can’t afford the procedure.

Ian Giles founded the organization Genderbands, which provides free chest binders and awards surgical grants, The Daily Herald in Provo reported.

Giles, who uses they and them pronouns, started selling wristbands that read “pizza rolls, not gender roles,” in 2015 as a way to raise $10,000 for their own double mastectomy.

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