Campaigns

TRUTH is rooted in using media and storytelling as methods of liberation, challenging what stories exists to become what stories we need. Our campaigns, organized by the national and regional TRUTH councils, tackle different topics through the lens of media organizing. We work to prioritize the stories of communities within the bigger transgender community who have historically been silenced by mainstream organizing. TRUTH is intentional about centering Black trans folks, femme trans youth, disabled trans individuals and all folks who are at the margins, within the marginalized. How can we share our stories to create change?

National Trans Youth Council Nine-Point Platform

Image: TRUTH Nine Point Platform written in list form, points 1-9. Poster is in red/tan and includes drawings of various movement organizers including some members of the National Trans Youth Council. Original art by Rommy Torrico, 2018. The National Trans Youth Council: Nine Point Platform was written and published by members of the TRUTH Council …

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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 trans young people when the government refuses to. Consider sharing your own story to amplify the message of love and …

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GSA Day for Gender Justice 2016

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 their body meant to them, highlighting a variety themes that included resilience, self-love/struggle, transformation of self care, beauty and absolute …

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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 online and share a selfie of themselves. All you have to do is take a selfie with your name, pronouns, …

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