Carter West is a transgender male living in Taylors, SC. He is a sophomore Psychology major and Women’s and Gender Studies minor at the University of South Carolina: Upstate. Carter hopes to get his masters degree to become a therapist for LGBT youth. He is the Youth Director for the Gender Benders, a grass roots group based in the Upstate South Carolina. Outside of his passion for LGBT youth, Carter loves animals and currently has 8 dogs, 1 cat, and 1 rat.

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