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Ryan Sallans

Transgender Man, International Speaker, Activist, Publisher and Author of "Second Son"

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 Ryan Sallans Biography

Ryan Sallans is a public speaker, diversity trainer, consultant, publisher and author specializing in health care, campus inclusion and workplace issues surrounding the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA) community.

Over the past 14 years Ryan has conducted over 1,000 presentations and training sessions to diverse audiences including professionals, students and the general public.

After his appearance in the documentary "Gender Rebel," featured on MTV’s LOGO network, Ryan began traveling to universities where he shares the story of his transition from female to male. His story is told with an intermixing of humor and intricate clinical details surrounding the transition process. Ryan has also been interviewed twice on "Larry King Live," "Ricki: The New Ricki Lake Show," "Trisha," NPR’s "On Point with Tom Ashbrook," and HuffPost Live and has made his acting debut on the web series, "Brothers." He has also been interviewed by numerous newspapers and magazines including The Advocate, USNews, BuzzFeed, The Chicago Bureau, International Business Times and Baltimore Gay Life.

In 2012 Ryan released the first edition of his memoir, "Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love and Life." In 2013, he founded Scout Publishing LLC and released the second edition of his memoir, "Second Son." He is also publisher and editor-in-chief of the quarterly literary journal, The Outrider Review, which explores themes surrounding sexuality, gender and identity and features artists and writers worldwide.

Ryan attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Anthropology, Master of Arts in English, and a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology.

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Books
Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love and Life

Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love and Life

Speaking Topics
  • FTM: Scouting the Unknown

    FTM: Scouting the Unknown assists audiences with understanding what being transgender means, and the hurdles faced by transgender people through terminology and storytelling. In this two-hour presentation (suggested length, can be shortened), Ryan first covers basic terminology and language surrounding biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation. He then moves into the identities that fall underneath the transgender umbrella. After an introduction to language and concepts, he then enters into his own transition from female to male story. His story begins with his childhood and the struggles he had with his body before moving into his adult life where he explores college, romantic relationships, family and his physical and emotional journey related to his transition.

  • Transgender Employees and the Workplace: Creating Inclusive Environments

    A 2014 report by LGBT marketing and research company, Out Now, found that 53% of transgender employees are not out at work. Through individual reporting, it is being found that for many transgender individuals, the workplace is often the last environment to come out due to fear of how the employee will be treated and also if they will be able to keep their job. Creating inclusive environments that support all employees, including those who have already transitioned, or are beginning the transition process, is rewarding, valued and necessary for compliance with diversity and inclusion policies at the company, state, or federal level. Many companies may have questions surrounding how they can support their employee who is transgender, while also supporting the needs and concerns of their other employees. Having conducted diversity and inclusion training sessions around the nation, Ryan has found one of the best ways to provide support, is through programming that includes open and caring conversations.

  • Assessment of Barriers to Care: Working with LGBTQ Clients

    Although there are parallels of treating heterosexual and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) clients, there is an increasing amount of data supporting the fact that LGBT clients face higher levels of health disparities and psychological distress. They may also face significant challenges associated with access to healthcare services, including prevention and screenings due to the lack of cultural competence within healthcare settings. This training is designed to enhance attendees’ understanding of current health trends impacting clients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ). Identify current barriers withint healthcare settings, and discuss ways to improve clinician-client communication and interactions.

  • Serving Transgender Clients

    This training is tailored to an organization's setting, for example a mental healthcare facility, non-profit organization or medical setting. The training covers social, legal, and medical barriers which uniquely impact transgender clients. Current standards of care, diagnostic codes, social and medical interventions, and ethical approaches are also discussed.

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    Booking fees for Ryan Sallans, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ryan Sallans, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Ryan Sallans?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ryan Sallans for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ryan Sallans for your next private or corporate function.
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Ryan Sallans

Transgender Man, International Speaker, Activist, Publisher and Author of "Second Son"

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Ryan Sallans Biography

Ryan Sallans is a public speaker, diversity trainer, consultant, publisher and author specializing in health care, campus inclusion and workplace issues surrounding the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA) community.

Over the past 14 years Ryan has conducted over 1,000 presentations and training sessions to diverse audiences including professionals, students and the general public.

After his appearance in the documentary "Gender Rebel," featured on MTV’s LOGO network, Ryan began traveling to universities where he shares the story of his transition from female to male. His story is told with an intermixing of humor and intricate clinical details surrounding the transition process. Ryan has also been interviewed twice on "Larry King Live," "Ricki: The New Ricki Lake Show," "Trisha," NPR’s "On Point with Tom Ashbrook," and HuffPost Live and has made his acting debut on the web series, "Brothers." He has also been interviewed by numerous newspapers and magazines including The Advocate, USNews, BuzzFeed, The Chicago Bureau, International Business Times and Baltimore Gay Life.

In 2012 Ryan released the first edition of his memoir, "Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love and Life." In 2013, he founded Scout Publishing LLC and released the second edition of his memoir, "Second Son." He is also publisher and editor-in-chief of the quarterly literary journal, The Outrider Review, which explores themes surrounding sexuality, gender and identity and features artists and writers worldwide.

Ryan attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Anthropology, Master of Arts in English, and a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology.

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Ryan Sallans Speaking Topics

  • FTM: Scouting the Unknown

    FTM: Scouting the Unknown assists audiences with understanding what being transgender means, and the hurdles faced by transgender people through terminology and storytelling. In this two-hour presentation (suggested length, can be shortened), Ryan first covers basic terminology and language surrounding biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation. He then moves into the identities that fall underneath the transgender umbrella. After an introduction to language and concepts, he then enters into his own transition from female to male story. His story begins with his childhood and the struggles he had with his body before moving into his adult life where he explores college, romantic relationships, family and his physical and emotional journey related to his transition.

  • Transgender Employees and the Workplace: Creating Inclusive Environments

    A 2014 report by LGBT marketing and research company, Out Now, found that 53% of transgender employees are not out at work. Through individual reporting, it is being found that for many transgender individuals, the workplace is often the last environment to come out due to fear of how the employee will be treated and also if they will be able to keep their job. Creating inclusive environments that support all employees, including those who have already transitioned, or are beginning the transition process, is rewarding, valued and necessary for compliance with diversity and inclusion policies at the company, state, or federal level. Many companies may have questions surrounding how they can support their employee who is transgender, while also supporting the needs and concerns of their other employees. Having conducted diversity and inclusion training sessions around the nation, Ryan has found one of the best ways to provide support, is through programming that includes open and caring conversations.

  • Assessment of Barriers to Care: Working with LGBTQ Clients

    Although there are parallels of treating heterosexual and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) clients, there is an increasing amount of data supporting the fact that LGBT clients face higher levels of health disparities and psychological distress. They may also face significant challenges associated with access to healthcare services, including prevention and screenings due to the lack of cultural competence within healthcare settings. This training is designed to enhance attendees’ understanding of current health trends impacting clients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ). Identify current barriers withint healthcare settings, and discuss ways to improve clinician-client communication and interactions.

  • Serving Transgender Clients

    This training is tailored to an organization's setting, for example a mental healthcare facility, non-profit organization or medical setting. The training covers social, legal, and medical barriers which uniquely impact transgender clients. Current standards of care, diagnostic codes, social and medical interventions, and ethical approaches are also discussed.

FAQs on booking Ryan Sallans

  • How to book Ryan Sallans?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ryan Sallans for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ryan Sallans, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ryan Sallans or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ryan Sallans?

    Booking fees for Ryan Sallans, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ryan Sallans, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ryan Sallans?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ryan Sallans for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ryan Sallans for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ryan Sallans or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ryan Sallans or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ryan Sallans is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ryan Sallans for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Ryan Sallans generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kye Allums, Geena Rocero, Jazz Jennings, Lee Mokobe and Louis-Philippe Loncke. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ryan Sallans for an upcoming event.

Ryan Sallans Speaking Topics

  • FTM: Scouting the Unknown

    FTM: Scouting the Unknown assists audiences with understanding what being transgender means, and the hurdles faced by transgender people through terminology and storytelling. In this two-hour presentation (suggested length, can be shortened), Ryan first covers basic terminology and language surrounding biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation. He then moves into the identities that fall underneath the transgender umbrella. After an introduction to language and concepts, he then enters into his own transition from female to male story. His story begins with his childhood and the struggles he had with his body before moving into his adult life where he explores college, romantic relationships, family and his physical and emotional journey related to his transition.

  • Transgender Employees and the Workplace: Creating Inclusive Environments

    A 2014 report by LGBT marketing and research company, Out Now, found that 53% of transgender employees are not out at work. Through individual reporting, it is being found that for many transgender individuals, the workplace is often the last environment to come out due to fear of how the employee will be treated and also if they will be able to keep their job. Creating inclusive environments that support all employees, including those who have already transitioned, or are beginning the transition process, is rewarding, valued and necessary for compliance with diversity and inclusion policies at the company, state, or federal level. Many companies may have questions surrounding how they can support their employee who is transgender, while also supporting the needs and concerns of their other employees. Having conducted diversity and inclusion training sessions around the nation, Ryan has found one of the best ways to provide support, is through programming that includes open and caring conversations.

  • Assessment of Barriers to Care: Working with LGBTQ Clients

    Although there are parallels of treating heterosexual and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) clients, there is an increasing amount of data supporting the fact that LGBT clients face higher levels of health disparities and psychological distress. They may also face significant challenges associated with access to healthcare services, including prevention and screenings due to the lack of cultural competence within healthcare settings. This training is designed to enhance attendees’ understanding of current health trends impacting clients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ). Identify current barriers withint healthcare settings, and discuss ways to improve clinician-client communication and interactions.

  • Serving Transgender Clients

    This training is tailored to an organization's setting, for example a mental healthcare facility, non-profit organization or medical setting. The training covers social, legal, and medical barriers which uniquely impact transgender clients. Current standards of care, diagnostic codes, social and medical interventions, and ethical approaches are also discussed.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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