Transgender Today – Avery Jackson – NYTimes.com

Over 50% of transgender children try to commit suicide by their mid to late teenage years. A large number of them succeed. And the main reason that these children state that they try to harm themselves is the lack of love and support of their family and friends. My wife and I decided that we would much rather have a happy, healthy daughter than a dead son.

via Transgender Today – Avery Jackson – NYTimes.com.

One thought on “Transgender Today – Avery Jackson – NYTimes.com

  1. “The one thing that I impart upon my daughter is very simple: Love yourself and show love to others. That is exactly what I intend to do.”

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