Eric Pilgram is a proud pansexual trans man. He is also proud to be in long-term recovery from addiction, proud to live in Pittsburgh, and proud of the delicious food he grows and cooks. From a young age, Eric has believed that openness and honesty can beat isolation and shame. In high school in Central Pennsylvania, he came out as a member of the LGBTQ community. In college at Penn State, he began his process of addiction recovery and helped create Lions For Recovery, a collegiate recovery community that is still thriving today. He is now documenting his journey as a trans man online. You can follow along on his Instagram or TikTok accounts, @erasingthea on both platforms.