Not One More: Protect and Empower Trans Youth

April 13, 2015 9:45 PM

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Not One More: Protect and Empower Trans Youth

The recent loss of San Diego transgender teen Taylor Alesana to suicide, marks the seventh such death in 2015. While trans visibility is increasing, and we're seeing more positive representations in the media, our youth remain vulnerable and mostly unheard.

We all know that the teenage years are a very trying, very tumultuous time for any young person, but when you add being transgender to the mix, things get especially critical. The most recent National School Climate Survey, by GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network), found that compared to ...

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