A 2015 Stonewall Honor Book
A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.
Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her
considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal
acknowledgment of gender preference. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the
emotional and physical journey each youth has taken. Each honest discussion and disclosure, whether joyful or
heartbreaking, is completely different from the other because of family dynamics, living situations, gender, and the
transition these teens make in recognition of their true selves.