What It's Like To Be A Transgender Teen?
James Nichols, The Huffington Post, 09/30/2013 12:09 pm EDT
In wake of the CW network developing a new show about the life of a transgender teenager, HuffPost Live sat down with several teens who identify as transgender last week to discuss their experiences.
One transgender teenager, Ryan Cassata, stressed the importance of educating one's parents about transgender issues as crucial to gaining a system of familial support for one's gender identity.
Phoenix Schneider, Project Manager at Contact USA, highlighted the need to portray a diverse range of transgender experiences that don't fixate on violence or trauma