by Cathryn Salamone (Actor/Musician)
Check out these incredible transgender teens who, despite arduous ridicule and bigotry, have remained true to themselves and are speaking out about their stories. Their bravery is rivaled by very few, and to say I'm inspired by them is a colossal understatement.
Kim Petras, now 21, is featured here at age 16 and is one of the youngest people to ever receive gender reassignment surgery.
Ryan and Chris
Two teens who have transitioned from female to male speak about their experiences on the Tyra Banks Show in 2010.
Jazz, an extraordinary young lady, featured here at age 11 on 2020.
Aaron and Katie
Two transgender teens, Aaron and Katie, have fallen in love and share their stories. Aaron recently had chest surgery at the time the feature was created.
CATHRYN SALAMONE is an actor, musician, and graphic designer based in New York City. She is a recent graduate of Pace University's BFA Musical Theatre program and co-vocalist of the pop duo Panhandle Poets. She also writes for the Glasgow-based women's collective TYCI. www.cathrynsalamone.com
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