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Buffy and a Music Video Contributes to Trans Man Embracing His Identity. “You Deserve to Choose Yourself.”

by Bristtle

Buffy and a Music Video Contributes to Trans Man Embracing His Identity. “You Deserve to Choose Yourself.”

I’m Bristtle. I’m from Liberty, South Carolina. I remember I was 11 years old the first time I realized that I was queer. I was watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Willow an...

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Trans Person Finds Inspiration in Helping Others. “Not Every Queer Kid Out There Has the Support of Their Families.”

by River Francis

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Trans Person Finds Inspiration in Helping Others. “Not Every Queer Kid Out There Has the Support of Their Families.”

I’m River Francis. I’m from Bar Harbor, Maine. When I was six years old, I saw an episode of Night Court, which featured a trans person. And for the first time I realized that...

Trans Man’s Father Goes From Apprehensive to Ally: “I Know That My Dad Is In My Corner.”

by Grey Pierce

Trans Man’s Father Goes From Apprehensive to Ally: “I Know That My Dad Is In My Corner.”

Hi, I’m Grey Pierce. I’m from Rehrersburg, Pennsylvania. So I was in my last quarter of my freshman year at Oberlin College and I was taking my exams. Since I had been living ...

How a Culturally Competent Healthcare Provider Changed the Life of a Trans Woman Living With HIV.

by Ella Jasso

How a Culturally Competent Healthcare Provider Changed the Life of a Trans Woman Living With HIV.

My name is Ella Josefine Jasso. I am from Mexico, Zacatecas, Zacatecas. So it’s 2016 and I’m on my way to go get tested for a general testing, HIV, STIs. So I go up to the cli...

After Therapist Outs Student To Parents & Turns School Against Her, Trans Teen Finds a Way to Thrive.

by Arielle Rebekah

After Therapist Outs Student To Parents & Turns School Against Her, Trans Teen Finds a Way to Thrive.

I’m Arielle Rebekah. I am from Harrington Park, New Jersey. I struggled with depression my entire life. And when I was 17 years old, I became so depressed that my parents decide...

Trans Nonbinary Person Learns to Put Herself First: “Sha’Nyia Today Is Just All About Self-Care.”

by Sha’Nyia Baltimore

Trans Nonbinary Person Learns to Put Herself First: “Sha’Nyia Today Is Just All About Self-Care.”

My name is Sha’Nyia Baltimore. I’m from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1995, I graduated high school. My best friend takes me to a gay bar for the first time. I see drag. I’m co...

Trans Person Finds a New City, New Friends, New Therapist: “So This Is What Happiness and Freedom Can Actually Feel Like.”

by Sam Davis

Trans Person Finds a New City, New Friends, New Therapist: “So This Is What Happiness and Freedom Can Actually Feel Like.”

Hi, my name is Sam Davis and I’m from Washington DC. It all started when I was 11 years old and I first experienced my horrific menstrual cycle. I was out on a Sunday afternoon ...

One Person’s Path To Nonbinary Identity: “Having Doubt and Uncertainty Doesn’t Make Me a Fraud. It Makes Me Human.”

by Rae McDaniel

One Person’s Path To Nonbinary Identity: “Having Doubt and Uncertainty Doesn’t Make Me a Fraud. It Makes Me Human.”

Hi, my name is Rae McDaniel. I’m from Chicago, Illinois. I was in a place in my life about four or five years ago where I was really questioning a lot about my gender identity a...

Story Update: Justin Adkins – Trans Educator Discusses When He Welcomes Questions – And Where He Draws The Line.

by Justin Adkins

Story Update: Justin Adkins – Trans Educator Discusses When He Welcomes Questions – And Where He Draws The Line.

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to speak with Justin Adkins, who we actually filmed almost to the day 11 years ago. But before we speak to Jus...

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