Thanks to the pioneering efforts of individuals like Laverne Cox, Chaz Bono and Janet Mock, among others, the stories of transgender individuals have made their way into headlines, on news programs, and in smash TV series and films. What many don't see are the stories of transgender youth, some of whom begin identifying as transgender as early as three years of age. We've gathered 11 children who represent the brave new frontier of transgender youth coming forward. These fearless children's before and after photos will hopefully inspire you to support them throughout their journeys ahead.
What's your take on transgender youth? Which of these transformations is the most dramatic to you? Let us know in the comments!