trans youth

4.12.18

Gavin Grimm: The Student at the Heart of the Trans Civil Rights Movement, Part 1

Meet the teenage boy from Virginia who became an unlikely leader in a legal battle that will define his generation.

4.12.18

Gavin Grimm: The Student at the Heart of the Trans Civil Rights Movement, Part 2

Approaching graduation, Gavin Grimm confronts his future as a young man and a national icon, knowing that his long-fought battle for equality is far from over.

4.12.18

Meet a Trans Teen Using Letters From Classmates to Fight For His Bathroom Rights, Part 1

Vinnie Holt shares his experience transitioning while in high school in Charlotte, North Carolina—a state notorious for its anti-trans "bathroom bill."

4.12.18

Meet a Trans Teen Using Letters From Classmates to Fight For His Bathroom Rights, Part 2

Forced to become an activist and advocate for trans rights in high school, Vinnie Holt learns about the power of friends, family, and self-love.

4.12.18

Meet a Trans Teen Who's Identified as a Girl Since the Age of Four, Part 1

After her mom accepted her as a girl, Trinity's life changed dramatically. She was finally happy—but that was quickly interrupted by discrimination at her public school.

4.12.18

Meet a Trans Teen Who's Identified As a Girl Since The Age of Four, Part 2

Discrimination forced Trinity's mom to homeschool her child. Though this allowed Trinity to receive a supportive education, her family soon experienced material loss and other challenging life changes.

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9.25.17

How Parents Learn to Raise Gender-Nonconforming Kids

Through community-building support groups and online courses, parents with trans and gender-atypical children can support their children every step of the way.

7.6.17

TV Is Teaching America How to Treat Trans Kids

How a new slate of TV shows are using jokes and touching storylines to normalize trans and gender nonconforming youth.

4.13.17

'Do You Want a Happy Little Girl or a Dead Little Boy?': My Choice as a Mother

My trans daughter was discriminated against by her elementary school, forcing me to realize that if I didn't protect her—no one would.

4.13.17

A Family Is Forced to Sacrifice Everything for Their 4-Year-Old Trans Daughter

When Trinity transitioned, her kindergarten rejected her, which forced her mom to quit her job and homeschool her kids—pushing their family into poverty.

3.23.17

Transgender College Freshmen Drink and Black Out More Than Other Students

A recent study from Duke University found that among other motivations, many trans students said they drink "to feel happy."

3.20.17

YouTube’s Restricted Mode Is A Disaster for Queer Youth

Queer-affirmative content is getting flagged across the platform.

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