“I’ve always loved my body, and now I love it even more because it fits how I feel.” —Jessy
“Learn your pronouns because I don’t want to have to slap somebody tonight.” —Christina
“Transition? Everyone goes through one kind of transition or another. We go through transitions every day. Except mine is maybe a little more extreme.” —Mariah
“Being trans is not the next step to being gay. They are similar in that they are both breaking gender rules.” —Cameron
“When people say I look male or female, it messes up my head.” —Nat
“My family was okay with me being gay, but trans was a different issue for them. I think a lot of it was because they had no experience with it.” —Luke
In Beyond Magenta, six teens tell what it is like for them to be members of the transgender community.