Transgender Child Essay
In today’s society gender is based off the physical and genetic sexuality one is at birth. While most children identify with the gender they physically appear as, there …show more content…
In his suicide note Tyler expressed how alone he felt in the world and how he felt he was unloved by his parents. He also stated that his father refused to talk to him and had his younger brother and mother isolate him as well. We can clearly see how not allowing a child to express their true identity can cause mental and sometime fatal damage to our youth, and yet we as a society cannot accept the fact that our youth is able to understand who they really are.
Not every story about transgender youth ends in tragedy, there are inspirational stories about youth who are accepted by their family, friends and their community. They are able to thrive and transition into the amazing young men/women they are destined to be. Some have even written books talking about the transitioning of a transgender person and the fears they have while transitioning into who they really