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Apply for the 2019 TRUTH Council

UPDATE: Our application season for 2019 has closed. Our next application season to join our National Trans Youth Council will open again around November of 2019. Application opens: November 19, 2018 Applications closes: December 31,…

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TRUTH Nine Point Manifesto

The National Trans Youth Council invites you to join us in just three weeks on our third annual GSA Day for Gender Justice. On our third GSA Day 4 Gender Justice, November 16, 2018, we are…

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Apply to lead TRUTH!

Update: our application season has closed. Want to fight back against stereotypes of who trans youth are? Lead campaigns with other trans and gender nonconforming youth across the country? Share your own story and support…

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Welcome from the Porters

Know that what you’re doing right now – reaching out for support and resources – is a very wise choice! As the parents of a transgender child we have learned that arming ourselves with ways…

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Uplifting Our Victories and Our Lives

Trans women have have historically been at the root of the women’s movement, whether recognized or not. From black and brown transwomen leading riots from Compton Cafeteria to Stonewall, it has been trans women who’ve…

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#ShowUp4TransYouth

When Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration announced that they were taking away guidance on how schools should protect trans youth, the National TRUTH Council launched the for allies to share concrete ways they’re supporting…

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GSA Day for Gender Justice – 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016 was the first-ever GSA Day for Gender Justice. Youth across the country led the Fighting for Gender Justice workshop, available here: bit.ly/GSADay4GJ-2016, with their GSAs. Trans youth also participated in the…

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#MyTransBodyIs

For TRUTH’s first-ever GSA Day for Gender Justice, we launched the #MyTransBodyIs campaign to challenge what conversations about trans bodies look like online. We encouraged transgender youth nationwide to take a moment to share what…

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#transTRUTH

#transTRUTH was the first selfie campaign we ran, kicking off our TRUTH program — and continuing even now under the #transTRUTH hashtag. This campaign asks transgender youth from across the nation to take up space…

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We Hear Obama, We Hear You

A response from the National TRUTH Council Last Friday, the Obama administration stood behind a letter, addressed to every public school district throughout the nation, offering guidance in supporting transgender students. As young transgender students…

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