"It marginalizes us," said Juliet Evancho. "It makes us feel even more separated."
They're changing the world.
GLAAD reports that murders of transgender people have reached an all-time high in the U.S. this year, and most of the victims are women of color.
"I’m trying to help people maintain hope, but it’s going to be a tough, uphill fight," says Greta Martela, co-founder and executive director of Trans LifeLine.
MTV’s new documentary Transformation follows a group of Los Angeles transgender and gender non-conforming youth searching for resources, safety, and expression.
"The judge’s ruling is a forceful statement that transgender people deserve equal treatment under the law."
"I love and accept myself to the point where I finally can talk about this," says Jeydon Wale.