Transgender Professor© Lauren Greenfield
Political science professor Wally Bacon, 59, walked into his University of Nebraska classroom last August as a changed person - a woman by the name of Meredith. she has felt like a woman trapped in the body of a man from an early age, and after teaching for 29 years as a man, Meredith decide to living her life "as a lie", and begin the process of becoming a woman inside and out.
Meredith's wife of 37 years, Deacon Lynne Bacon, decided to stay with Meredith, despite the changing nature of their relationship. Because of their longstanding ties to the community, Meredith's gender transformation has been remarkably accepted within the university, amongst their friends, even in their church.
After the social and psychological transformaton Meredith underwent the surgical transformation, including breast implants and facial feminization. When asked what the biggest problem she will have to confront her response was, "Legal issues - and shoes".
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