Brynn Tannehill

Brynn Tannehill

At a Glance:

Brynn Tannehill has been a Project Contributor since February 2014, has written 23 entries and currently lives in Xenia, Ohio.


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


What We Learned from Michigan's LGBT Rights Fiasco

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | December 10, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

LGBT groups are refusing to abandon the transgender community, but conservatives are exploiting this unity for their own nefarious purposes.Read More


What It's Really Like Dating as a Transgender Woman

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | December 03, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dating while transgender is difficult and complicated. Here, transgender women share their experiences.Read More

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GOP Congresswoman Opens Up About Transgender Son

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | November 19, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Florida GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen opened up about her transgender son, whom she loves and supports. Hopefully her choice will begin to change the conversation legislatively.Read More

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Look Who We Elected! The Six Worst Winners of 2014

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | November 06, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

In the aftermath of this week's elections, let's all take a moment to review what sorts of people were just swept into office.Read More

SBC to Parents: Kids Are Better Off Dead Than Trans

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | October 29, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

I used to ask myself what sort of inhuman monster could willingly torture a child until they died. The Southern Baptist Convention managed to pack 1,200 of them into one room.Read More