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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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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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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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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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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