Introducing the Artist Formerly Known as Steph Hayes

Jeff Fusco
Philadelphia Weekly | September 28, 2011
While almost everyone in Philadelphia knows musician Steph Hayes, it’s just now becoming common knowledge that for years, Hayes struggled with a secret burden. The drum rolls theatrically and the host announces, for one of the first times ever in public, the artist formerly known as Steph Hayes. “Introducing Mr. Stephan Hayes!” the host trills. As Hayes starts to play, the physical changes from seven months of hormone replacement therapy are noticeable. In more ways than one, Stephan Hayes is a new man.

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