Transgender teenager beats the bullies by bagging a spot on school cheerleading team

Transgender teenager beats the bullies by bagging a spot on school cheerleading team

(Daily Mirror) Teenager Phoebe Cesinaro has fulfilled her dreams and overcome her bullies to become her school’s first ever transgender cheerleader.

However, just two years ago Phoebe was presenting herself as a gay male and using her birth name Christian.

Since coming out as a straight transgender girl, the brave sixteen-year-old has faced cruel bullying and been ostracised from her peers. (more…)

Becoming the Parent of a Transgender Child

Becoming the Parent of a Transgender Child

(Huffington Post) “I don’t know how to ask this, but um,” my friend said to me.

“Just ask,” I interrupted.

“Well, my boss is in a strange place and I was wondering if you could talk to him. He just found out this his little girl, er boy, er well, he found out that one of his children is transgender. You’re the only person I know that’s Trans and just by knowing you, it’s helped me a lot, so I just thought maybe you could talk to him.” (more…)

What It’s Like To Date As A Transgender Teen?

What It’s Like To Date As A Transgender Teen?

(Huffington Post) At 14, Jazz Jennings is at the age where one particular social topic tends to dominate all the others: dating.

As many of her peers begin to go out on dates or at least think about dating, Jazz says she’s not opposed to the idea of exploring a relationship. “I just go with the flow and see what happens. If boys like me and I like them back, then, yeah, it’ll happen,” she tells “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” (more…)

6 Reasons This 16-Year-Old Trans Girl Gives Us Hope

6 Reasons This 16-Year-Old Trans Girl Gives Us Hope

(Advocate) For Gabrielle Diana Gladu, 16 is particularly sweet. Two years after a suicide attempt, she is thriving — a transgender teen who beat the odds.

Tall, blond, sharp-witted, and stylish, she lives in Ottawa, Canada, with her predominantly Catholic family, who immigrated a generation ago from Poland and France. Her family is not fabulously wealthy, but they work hard and organize their resources well to support her.

But Gladu is all too aware that increasing transgender visibility and fresh legal protections seem to go hand-in-hand with continuing discrimination in almost every sphere of trans people’s lives — be it travel, education, health care, or employment. (more…)

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