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…Read More
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.
This post was originally published in The Advocate. Donald Trump is taking office and we are still transgender. As young people, we find it hard to comprehend what a world looks like without President Obama…Read More
“Do you hate your body?” and other things adults asked me a lot when I was seventeen. I grew into the fullness of my gender in central Alabama as a young, weird femme. Weird as in…Read More
Remember that queer and transgender people have always been the fiercest of survivors. We will rise…we have already proven our insurmountable strength. – National and CA TRans yoUTH (TRUTH) Councils On June 12, inside the…Read More
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…Read More