Ty Nic, a transgender teen from Illinois, released a music video for his original R&B song "Who I Am." With the support of his father Tim Burton, an audio engineer who helped produce the video, Ty's message of staying true to himself is available for the world to see and hear.
Despite recent setbacks and challenges that have come with his transition, such as being forced to wear makeup and dress like a girl for his yearbook photo, Ty's spirit is strong and his musical talent shines in his music video.
Ty told Transgender Law Center, "My dad is still learning the pronouns but he gets my name right, and I'm very proud of him." With father's day right around the corner, the pair have a lot to celebrate!
Watch the music video here: