Buck Angel was born female on June 5,1962. He never felt female and struggled through life until he had the life- changing opportunity to transition from female to male and finally live life authentically. He had many obstacles during his transition mostly due to no information for transitioning for FTM transsexuals. But with the help of compassionate doctors, he lives his truth and now can help to educate the world with his story. In August 2016, Buck produced the world’s first pleasure product specifically for the transgender male community. His product, called The Buck Off, was produced in collaboration with Perfect Fit Brand as a means to re-imagine a transmale sexuality and the specific needs his community looks for. The Buck Off won most innovative pleasure product at AVN and XBIZ 2017. Buck Angel made history when he received the prestigious award from Adult Video News (AVN) for Transsexual Performer of the Year in 2007 for his groundbreaking work in the adult entertainment industry. Buck is the first trans man to win this award. Buck created thisgenre and has since won a second award for his work, 2017 AVN award for Best Transsexualscene. In 2016 Buck partnered with longtime trans activist andphotographer Leon Mostovoy to create Pride Wellness [pridewellness.net]. A cannabis company that has made it focuses the LGBTQ community. To educate about the use of cannabis as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs. Both Leon and Buck have many years of sobriety from drugs and alcohol. They believe in natural medicine and the amazing benefits that cannabis has to long-term health. Buck’s mission is to inspire people to re-define gender and to foster a new generation as they discover the fluidity of sexuality and navigate gender politics. His message "It's not what between your legs that defines you" has sparked many a conversation and opened minds to the important message that gender is what you say it is for you, and that self-acceptance is not only what makes a person happy, it's how others come to understand you.