Brynn Tannehill

Brynn Tannehill


At a Glance:

Brynn Tannehill has been a Project Contributor since February 2014, has written 16 entries and currently lives in Xenia, Ohio.

Bio

Brynn Tannehill is originally from Phoenix, Ariz. She graduated from the Naval Academy with a B.S. in computer science in 1997. She earned her Naval Aviator wings in 1999 and flew SH-60B helicopters and P-3C maritime patrol aircraft during three deployments between 2000 and 2004. She served as a campaign analyst while deployed overseas to 5th Fleet Headquarters in Bahrain from 2005 to 2006.

In 2008 Brynn earned a M.S. in Operations Research from the Air Force Institute of Technology and transferred from active duty to the Naval Reserves. In 2008 Brynn began working as a senior defense research scientist in private industry.

She left the drilling reserves and began transition in 2010. Since then she has written for OutServe magazine, The New Civil Rights Movement, the Huffington Post, and Queer Mental Health as a blogger and featured columnist.

Brynn and her wife Janis currently live in Xenia, Ohio, with their three children.

Brynn Tannehill: Recently Filed

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What Now? A Reaction to Chad Griffin's Apology

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | September 12, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Chad Griffin's apology on behalf of HRC to the transgender community is great. But we also need to know what the organization will do to more effectively represent the trans community.Read More


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The 'Ex-Gay' Movement's Dangerous New Myths

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | August 15, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

As the "ex-gay" movement sputters, many within that movement are pushing celibacy or mixed-orientation marriage for gays and lesbians. Both are stupid and dangerous.Read More


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Anti-Trans Trial Balloon Turns Into a Lead Zeppelin

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | August 06, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

People got 99 problems, but maurauding hordes of transgender people in bathrooms just ain't one of them.Read More


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New Yorker Shamefully Cites Anti-LGBT 'Researcher'

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | July 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Dr. Ray Blanchard, recently cited in a New Yorker piece on anti-transgender feminism, is responsible for more harm to the trans community than any other person in North America. And he's proud of it.Read More


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Conservatives and the Transgender Time Warp

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | July 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Social conservatives were caught off-guard by the transgender community's sudden increase in visibility - so to fight back, they're frantically rummaging through the junk drawer of anti-gay propaganda.Read More