Merissa Sherrill Lynn: Her History as She Wrote It

News Release
15 November, 2018

Release of a book about Merissa Sherrill Lynn, a former Director of Fantasia Fair. This book is a composition of Merissa’s life from childhood in New Hampshire to serving in the US Army Ranger forces and then became the founder of International Foundation of Gender Education.

From an all-male ski instructor to a mature woman running the largest transgender organization. The book compiles 40 emails she wrote to close friends and three previously published articles from Tapestry.  As publisher of the TV/TS Tapestry Magazine Merissa reached thousands of gender questioning individuals which helped build a united community. Her work opened the doors and let the light shine on this community. This is truly a book for everyone’s library.

The book is available in soft cover for $16.95 and as tablet/phone/Kindle download file for just $4.95


Help Wanted! Get involved and be a part of the Fantasia Fair 2019 team!

The Joys of being a volunteer at the Fair!















For the Fair to continue, it depends upon the time and effort of volunteers like you. Please consider getting involved in the efforts for Fantasia Fair 2019. It is rewarding, fun, and a great way to give back by giving a little of your time. Last year was a great success and 2019 can be even better with your help.

Job descriptions and sign-up form is located at the link below. If you think you are only able to commit to part of what’s listed, sign-up, you are still needed.

Thank you!

Volunteer sign-up form can be found here!

2018 Transgender Pioneer Award Presentation

October 16, 2018 – Provincetown, Massachusetts

The 2018 Transgender Pioneer Award was presented in Provincetown, Massachusetts to Dr. Aaron H. Devor, Chair of Transgender Studies, University of Victoria from RLE/TEA chair Dallas Denny. Dr. Devor in his acceptance remarks outlined the story of a first generation pioneer Virginia Prince.

The entire Award presentation can viewed here which has been broken into two parts:

Part 1: Opening Remarks and remembrances of Merissa Sherrill Lynn and Dainna Cicotello

 Part 2: Award Presentation.