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Transgender Teen

The Power of Language

Leslie Lagerstrom | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Leslie Lagerstrom

Heading off to debate camp, it did not really occur to me to worry about my safety as a transgender teenager staying in the dorms of a New England University for five weeks. But on the second day, my roommate said the unthinkable.

Transgender Teen Named Homecoming Queen

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices

On Friday night, transgender teen Cassidy Lynn Campbell was crowned homecoming queen at a California high school. Campbell, a 16-year-old student ...

WATCH: Could This Transgender Teen Nab Her School's Homecoming Crown?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A transgender teen in Huntington Beach, Calif. is making history after being named one of the top 10 contenders for the homecoming queen title at her ...

Transgender Teen's Alleged Murder Rattles Jamaica's LGBT Community

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him ...

Transgender Teen Petitions Governor For Trans Rights In Schools

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Over the past several months, Ashton Lee, a transgender 16-year-old from Manteca, California, has been at the forefront of the state's political arena...

LOOK: 18 Kids Who Kick Way More Ass Than We Ever Did When We Were Their Ages

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The school year is coming to an end, so what better time to take a look at some of the amazing kids who have stood up and spoken out for lesbian, gay,...

What Does Transgender Mean? One Semi-Conservative Dad's Perspective

Wayne Maines | Posted 06.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Maines

My transgender daughter Nicole is my mentor. It's tough to put into words what a profound impact this small person has had in changing my core values, but since the young age of 5, she has unknowingly encouraged me to open my eyes and heart to new ideas.