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Mobile App Helps Transgender People Change Their Voices05:07

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Listening to voices, most of us assume that men have lower, deeper tones and women speak in a higher range. But for transgender men and women who are transitioning from one gender to the another, their voice often sends the wrong cue — and it can be the most difficult characteristic to change.

Now, there's an app for that. Eva is a smartphone application that helps transgender men and woman learn to raise or lower the pitch of their voice. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, WBUR’s Martha Bebinger reports.


This segment aired on August 29, 2014.

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