John Alden (pseudonymous) hails from a large Utah family and is a lifelong active member of the church. He has dealt with gender dysphoria his entire life, and has great hope in the promise of the Resurrection. He currently practices as an attorney in the fields of patents and intellectual property. He has an amazing wife and children, and thanks God for them every day. John occasionally (irregularly) blogs at http://sweetisthepeace.wordpress.com, contributed an essay to the "Voice(s) of Hope" anthology, and has written a novel about a young woman with an intersex condition, titled "A Season for April," available as an Amazon e-book.