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Eight Families with Transgender Children Share Their Stories: VIDEO


Last night, American Public Television's excellent program In the Life began airing "Becoming Me", an insightful and sensitive look at eight families with transgender and gender nonconforming children ranging in ages from 5 to 25 and the development of their kids across those age groups.

Watch the FULL episode, AFTER THE JUMP...

In The Life is having an online discussion about the program tomorrow.

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  1. Wow. Just watched. That was terrific.

    I always feel an extra sense of protectiveness for young gender non-conforming kids.

    They have to be ready for a fight, every day.

    Posted by: Pete n SFO | Apr 2, 2012 10:27:59 AM

  2. moving, inspiring, and no doubt going to help a lot of other families. thank you.

    Posted by: LittleKiwi | Apr 2, 2012 10:53:45 AM

  3. Some amazing and wonderful parents!

    Posted by: sparks | Apr 2, 2012 1:28:29 PM

  4. Sadly, there are many in our community that expect African Americans to identify with our movement, but don't see the hypocrisy when they want to throw our transgendered brothers and sisters under the bus in our fight for equality.

    Posted by: sugarrhill | Apr 2, 2012 2:58:21 PM

  5. Yes, incredibly intelligent and brave parents who are developing incredibly intelligent and brave children.

    And, yes, the two teenage transgender feminine boys who had no intention of having sex re-assignment (or corrective) surgery can call themselves Gay if they choose. No one should tell them that they are not. There are many Gay people who are also transgender...always have been.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Apr 2, 2012 3:19:58 PM

  6. you know, i just don't understand why i am so much more moved by transgender youth stories than anything else.

    Posted by: Rob | Apr 3, 2012 6:41:27 AM

  7. Hello Andy
    This video you opsted was very eye-opening. .I feel that our society has created a wall between genders that needs demolished. Would you mind reading my blog at I would like to have your perspective.
    The Green Room at Ohio University

    Posted by: Laurie Ewart | May 17, 2012 4:57:24 PM

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