The first trailer for 'Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word' out now

The first trailer for the upcoming MTV and Logo TV documentary Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word is out now, check out the video below. The documentary, which was produced and hosted by Cox, takes an intersectional look at the lives of seven transgender youth across America, and will be simulcast on MTV and Logo on October 17 at 7:00pm EST. Immediately following the documentary, Cox and MTV News' SuChin Pak will host an hour long Trans Forum airing on Logo TV and streaming on MTV.com.

Among the documentary's participants are 12-year-old Zoey, who transferred schools when the administration refused to stop misgendering her, and 24-year-old Kye Allums who became the first transgender NCAA Division One basketball player. The documentary and forum are part of MTV's "Look Different" campaign, which aims to fight race, gender and LGBT bias by providing information, education and avenues to action.

Don't miss Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word on Friday, October 17 at 7:00pm EST on MTV and Logo.