7 Jun 2018

Teenage and Trans: How YouTubers are showing teens they aren’t alone

From bullying to isolation – for young people who are coming to terms with their gender and sexuality – life can become a struggle to find acceptance without judgement. There’s a wider debate about proposed changes to the law which would allow people to change their legal gender, without a doctor’s medical diagnosis – but there’s a more fundamental need too – for support.  Anja Popp has been to meet two trans teenagers who are turning to online networks – where they can feel normal in a society which often makes them feel anything but.