Choosing a College

The number one thing to remember when applying to a college is that YOU are the one going there. Not your mom. Not your dad. Not anyone else from your family. Not your college counselor. You. You are going to matriculate into that college in the fall, and you will have to experience it. I understand the pressure that many of us feel from our parents, our friends, and society at large. And I’m not Read more…

How do I get into college?

Before we even begin diving into getting into a college you’d like to attend, I want to ask you to ask yourself: Do you even want to go to college in the first place? I mean that. Ask yourself seriously: “Do I want to go to college?” And then ask yourself some more questions: Do you want to be in school for 2-4 more years? Are in interested in academic learning? Are you interested in Read more…

Testosterone

I began testosterone on June 3, 2015. I have taken it ever since. Check out this Instagram post for a series of videos about testosterone, this post for information on how I made the decision to take it, and this video for why I got top surgery before starting T. Where can I get testosterone? Testosterone can be prescribed by an MD (doctor) and, in some states, a physicians assistant and nurse practicioners. Usually the Read more…

MEET UP PLANNING

(Updated 9/25/2019) This fall, I’ll be going on my first offical speaking tour! I want to meet and hangout with as many of you as I can! Most of my tour’s events are public (see on the main tour page) so feel free to attend those. For the cities without a public event, I’ll be hosting meet-ups! But, I need your help in planning these meet ups!  Find your city and click the link to Read more…

EXPIRED – TRY NEXT TIME – Hill City 20% Off

THIS OFFER HAS EXPIRED – STAY TUNED TO SCHUYLER’s INSTAGRAM FOR NEW OFFERS Hill City sent me a Pride gift last month of a box of their clothes and I LOVED them so I got y’all a discount code valid through July 20, 2019! The code is my name: SCHUYLER. All of the clothes are made of great & mostly recycled material. It’s always been a bit of a struggle for me to find shorts Read more…

Thank you Harvard Varsity Club and Bob Scalise!

At the annual Harvard Letterwinners Dinner, I was awarded the Director’s Award. The award is not given annually and I was the seventh person to receive is and the first swimmer. So humble to be recognized and so proud of the team – which won the most awards of all Harvard teams this year.  From the Harvard Varsity Club site: “The Director’s Award recognizes the person (or persons) who, through his/her pursuit of excellence and Read more…

Concord Academy News: Schuyler brings inspirational story to Concord Academy

Staff Writer, Concord Academy May 21, 2019. Concord MA     Why do we give attention to people who are coming out as trans or LGBTQ? How does doing so either normalize or sensationalize their existence? These are some of the candid, hard-to-frame questions that Concord Academy students had the opportunity to ask on May 16 of visiting speaker Schuyler Bailar, the first openly transgender athlete to compete on a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Read more…

Schuyler Bailar races toward his authentic self

Published by the Harvard Gazette Liz Mineo. Harvard Staff Writer May 16, 2019. Cambridge MA This is one in a series of profiles showcasing some of Harvard’s stellar graduates. Schuyler Bailar ’19 is excited about being excited about the future. More than four years ago, during a gap year in which he came out as transgender, he was uncertain whether there was a future for him. A star swimmer in high school, Bailar was recruited Read more…

Thanks to the NGLCC/NBIC for the 2019 Visibility Award!

So honored to have been included in the 2019 Best-of-the-Best Awards by NGLCC / NBIC. And what a group of fellow winners: Senator Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Nydia Velazquez and Deborah Cox.  Thank you. Thank you. When you make purchasing decisions, look for companies that are certificied LGBTQ-owned by the NGLCC!! If you are an LGBTQ-owned business – register with the NGLCC! Uniting the nation’s leading business diversity organizations, the Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala recognizes outstanding achievement Read more…

Going on Tour – 2019 Fall!

ANNOUNCEMENT (original post April 2019) I am going on tour! As you might know, I visit schools and other organizations to talk about diversity and inclusion. To date, these events have all been through word-of-mouth or by request. However, starting in the fall of 2019, I will be going on tour, aiming to hit schools that otherwise might not have the resources or exposure for a visit.   The tour cities are still up in Read more…