Trans teen advocates spotlighted in OUT100

Trans advocates Jazz, Zachary Kerr, and Calliope Wong are being honored by Out Magazine's OUT100 for their immense dedication to equality that goes well beyond their teen years.

GLAAD has enjoyed amplifying Jazz's and Calliope's work towards bringing LGBT inclusivity to kids' sports and college campuses, respectively. We extend our congratulations to all three of the young innovators.

Out Magazine quotes Zachary, who reaches widespread audiences through educational outreach:

"'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.'"

Read the original story here.

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