Transgender people and the discrimination they face have been gaining more visibility on a national level in recent years, in particular, transgender youth. One of the questions on the table is how early is too early to start a gender transition? Many trans teens are documenting their journeys with video diaries on Youtube. Here is a selection of videos from different trans youtubers talking about their lives. Unlike previous generations, young trans people today are less concerned with “passing” as their perceived gender, even after undergoing a medical transition. What they demand is the right to exist, to be seen and recognized as people, no matter how they look or express their gender identities.
(Via this article in The New Yorker from March 2011)