Wong's (right) application to the all-women's Smith College was rejected twice, but thousands of students signed a petition supporting her. Jazz (middle), 13, was the subject of I Am Jazz, a documentary on Oprah's OWN, at age 11, and this year she sat down with Barbara Walters and met Bill Clinton. Kerr (left), 19, is being honored in November with a TeenNick HALO Award for his educational efforts. "My biggest dream was to become a boy, so... did that," Kerr says. "My dream for the world -- because I don't think small -- is for everyone to love and accept each other."
Photographed at the Chinatown Fair in New York City on September 16, 2013