At the core of GJLP is the challenging of who is speaking at the forefront of transgender liberation movements. GJLP 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.
Led by the wisdom and stories of young trans and nonbinary leaders, Gender Justice Leadership Programs offers a community report-back on what we saw, felt,
Submit your application here by January 14, 2021, at 11:59 pm. Do you want to join the team of young transgender and nonbinary organizers challenging
As the National Trans Youth Council, we are in solidarity with our Black trans sisters, brothers, and siblings around the country and around the world.
The National Trans Youth Council denounces the extreme and violent actions of state legislators across the country who have proposed bills that would severely restrict
Do you want to join the team of young transgender and nonbinary organizers challenging media narratives of our people? Do you want to deepen your
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
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
From the brick-throwers of Stonewall to the youth testifying about legislation that impacts them, the power of our movement is led by young people openly
Today the Supreme Court chose not to hear the case of Gavin Grimm, and our hearts grew a bit heavier. As transgender young people at
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
“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
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