Transgender Youth - 5:36
with Hunter Keith, Youth Advisory Council Member for Stand with Trans
Posted Jan 23, 2017
He came out to his parents four years ago as a transgender male and has been advocating to help others ever since. Transgender - or trans - is an umbrella term for people whose gender identity or expression is different from those typically associated with the sex assigned to them at birth (e.g., the sex listed on their birth certificate). Visit Stands with Trans on the web, Facebook or Twitter. Interview recorded on January 19th, 2017.
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