CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A local doctor and organizers of a seminar series for transgender people say their first event on Sept. 15 was a success.

The “Express Your Inner You” seminar was held at Presbyterian Family Medicine Midtown on Saturday, Sept. 15. The five-hour-long seminar attracted 17 members from the Carolina Transgender Society. Dr. Rhett Brown discussed a variety of topics including: skin care, hormone treatment updates, hair, makeup, dressing for your body type, fashion trends, shoes and plastic surgery.  Other guest speakers at the seminar included: Robyn Allen of Charlotte Skin & Laser, Daniel Persirithes of Planet 21 Southend, Roby Abraham of Buffalo Exchange, Dr. Eric Emerson of Southeastern Plastic Surgery and Laser Center and seminar organizer Dan Mauney.

Mauney expects future events in next spring and fall. For more information about future seminars or other events, visit carolinatransgendersociety.com .