Carey Jean Sojka has her M.A. in Women’s Studies and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the University at Albany, SUNY. Her research focuses on the intimacies, embodiment, and identity negotiations of partners of transgender people. She was a co-founder of the Partners of Transgender People Peer Support Group at the Pride Center in Albany, New York, and has presented at numerous regional and national conferences on issues related to gender and sexuality. Carey is currently an adjunct instructor at Southern Oregon University.