TRUTH, a joint project of Transgender Law Center and GSA Network, is not just a program for trans and gender nonconforming youth, but a program developed and led by young people — both through staffing and our national TRUTH youth council.
Senior Organizer, TRUTHShe/Her/Ella 21 Years Old
Juniperangelica is a 21-year-old Chicana, trans, femme, transfer student at UC Berkeley. She first began sharing her story with media as a California high school student during a heated legislative battle over transgender students’ ability to participate fully in athletics and use facilities in schools. As an organizer, Juniperangelica joined staff to lead the development of the TRUTH project. She supports the young organizers within TRUTH’s councils throughout the nation, while working to challenge the overall movement for transgender liberation in its leadership, methods and objectives.