Justin Cascio

Justin Cascio is a writer and educator on the intersections of health and social justice. His expertise on the subjects of transgender health and sexuality education have been recognized for over 15 years by LGBT activists, university professors, and the transgender community. His special interests are local, including Pioneer Valley agriculture and cuisine, masculinity and men's health, sexuality education, and the evolution of family life. He is available for private consultations: email likethewatch@gmail.com for more information.

Justin Cascio was a founding editor of Trans-Health.com, the health and fitness magazine for transgender people. He is a former managing editor of The Good Men Project Magazine and was the founding editor of The Good Life, the lifestyle section of the GMP.

Justin has been a frequent contributor to The Good Men Project, and has been published at xoJane, Spezzatino, Meatpaper, Examiner.com, and the Boston Local Food Festival. His essays on obesity, sustainability, and food have been featured as Editor's Picks on Open Salon.

Justin's articles on transgender health have been recommended as resources by the American Association on Aging; his article, "Why Americans Are So Fat," was positively reviewed on the Paleo podcast Low Carb Conversations. Justin has spoken publicly at rallies, conferences, and in classrooms on topics related to transgender people's lives, including his own. He has appeared on radio and internet programs as an expert on transgender health and sexuality education, and moderated live and virtual panel discussions on family and technology, public service, and aging. He has performed stand up comedy in NYC nightclubs and karaoke in country western bars. He is a bar mitzvah, and has spoken and written on ethics, faith, and religion as they relate to gender, justice, and modern life.

Justin is a trans man, a mother, and a trauma survivor. He and his husband, Kevin, make their home in Northampton, Massachusetts with a dog and two cats. You can follow him on Twitter