Teen Scores a Win for Transgender Athletes

Three years ago, transgender Canadian teen Jesse Thompson filed a human rights complaint against his teen hockey league. Thompson identifies as male, but his league would not allow him to use the boys’ locker room. This outed him as transgender to his teammates and led to him being bullied. Now,…

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Young, Transgender And Acting On TV

In a recent episode of “Modern Family,” two children, a boy and a girl, play a round of broom hockey in a living room. In those 12 seconds, the first openly transgender child appeared as a transgender character in a mainstream sitcom. The performance of Jackson Millarker, 8, is part…

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