Educate Youth has been working with their young people to educate the community about trans and non-binary identities. Three things that young people wish adults knew are that transgender and non-binary identities are not new, that it's not about "passing," but about being who you really are, and that lack of support only makes things more dangerous for trans and non-binary youth.
Corner Health's Jennifer Schawrz explains that "some folks are relating to it as if it was new material," but records of "gender variance" go back thousands of years. She also notes that access to information surrounding trans and non-binary identities is "literally life-saving."
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