SueZie Hawkes is woman living with her wife Cheryl and 15 year old son Jaison in Florida.   The path to her womanhood was through transition.  Though surgery options are not required or available for everyone, SueZie found that she was fortunate to have the opportunity to undergo Gender Reassignment Surgery in 2014. Working for Coca-Cola as an Analyst and holding the position of President of her workplace LGBTA Business Resource Group, SueZie is positively contributing to the society that she lives within.

From two different worlds, oceans apart SueZie and her wife Cheryl have a wonderful love story to share that has been internationally recognized in media across the world. One of the Stories was nominated for an EMMY.

SueZie and her accepting family have been regularly featured in stories on Fox13 and were also on CBS “The Insider” immediately following the Caitlyn Jenner and Diane Sawyer interview.

In 1997 SueZie met Cheryl, a person she believed would accept her for who she was inside and allow SueZie to be that person on the outside too.  SueZie gave up everything in England to be with her and in 2000, the couple married and had a child together. In 2009 SueZie reached a point in her life where no matter how far society had progressed with acceptance of transgender, she no longer could live with the body and mind and spirit mismatch, she had to transition.

Not only did Cheryl have to Transition with SueZie, she had to also learn what SueZie calls Peripheral Blurring.  Having an awareness of the negativity either side and behind her is all about survival and safety first, but blur it out and remain focused on the positive people directly in front of her is the key to her success when so much is against her.

Putting the adversities aside, the couple share their story and knowledge at other companies (most recently Sept 21st Humana), conferences and educational facilities bringing positive awareness to the life within a Transgender family.

Since 2014 SueZie has been co-writing her love story with renowned author Anne Speckhard with plans for the movie to follow.

SueZie can be reached through various methods:

General Communication please email me.

For Speaking engagements please use the contact page here.

Interested in the Media look here.


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