At the core of TRUTH is the challenging of who is speaking at the forefront of transgender liberation movements. TRUTH has worked to insert our ourselves at the table and offer our perspectives, just as valid as any other transgender organizers on the ground.

Here are our collection of statements and releases that include the perspectives and words of transgender youth regarding events that directly, or indirectly, affected our community.

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TRUTH SCOTUS Response

October 10, 2019 – On October 8th, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on three cases regarding whether gender identity and sexual orientation are protected from employment discrimination through Title VII’s language of “on the…

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Dear HRC: Let’s talk about allyship

This week, leadership from the Human Rights Campaign announced a sweeping proposal to reshift the organization and allocate attention and funding toward work for transgender and non-binary communities. The plan outlined intentions to build economic…

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My TRUTH Experiences, James Perlow

It was the end of July 2018 when I found myself with a dozen other queer, transgender youth in the Utah Pride Center’s basement for TRUTH’s National Gathering. Everyone in room was an activist in…

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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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I need you to #ShowUp4TransYouth

Transgender and gender nonconforming youth have faced decades of discrimination, harassment, verbal and physical assault, and isolation from our communities, yet we have always come out stronger. With a government that has tried to police…

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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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