What It Looks Like To Stand Up For Transgender Teenagers

By Zack Ford on Jun 10, 2013 at 9:37 am

ABC’s provocative hidden-camera show What Would You Do? dedicated its latest experiment to transgender teens. They’ve been in the news, with students New Mexico and Pennsylvania being told they can’t be recognized authentically at graduation, as well as schools naming trans prom kings and queens across the country. But how do individuals respond when a trans teen trying on prom dresses is condemned by her father? The results are surprisingly heartening and indicative of how a basic understanding of gender identity — however limited — can make the big difference between acceptance and rejection. Watch it:

 

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