Voice therapy can help trans people sound like themselves and feel safer
Fenix Cobbledick, of Northeast Philadelphia, poses for a portrait at Einstein's MossRehab. - TYGER WILLIAMS/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

(NOTE: This story contains references to suicide. If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text TALK to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.) PHILADELPHIA -- When Fenix Cobbledick speaks in an unfamiliar place for the first time, they often feel scared. They have spent countless hours and thousands of dollars on hormone therapy, laser facial hair removal, and growing out a feminine haircut to make their appearance more accurately reflect their identity. But even as they changed their body, Cobbledick, a 31-year-old nonbinary...