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11/20/2016 09:11 am ET

Laura Jane Grace's Advice For Trans Youth Who Are Coming Out

"It’s important to not feel like you’re apologizing for anything."

With Transgender Day of Remembrance on Sunday, musician Laura Jane Grace is offering advice to trans youth who are coming out. 

“It’s important to not feel like you’re apologizing for anything,” she told host Alex Berg. “And just not take any shit from anybody.”

The frontwoman for Against Me!, who has a new memoir out called Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist, also addressed how we can fight transphobia. “Speak up, if you see it happening,” she said. “Speak up. Be visible.”

 Watch the full interview below: 

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