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Sky and Chazzie, members of GenderCool, speak on Reset June 26, 2024.

Lynnea Domienik

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Sky and Chazzie, members of GenderCool, speak on Reset June 26, 2024.

Lynnea Domienik

Meet two teenage trans activists who are countering harmful narratives

The GenderCool Project – a youth trans and non-binary led-movement – centers storytelling.

Sky and Chazzie, members of GenderCool, speak on Reset June 26, 2024.

Lynnea Domienik

   

There’s been a wave of bills making their way through state legislatures across the country – bills that directly impact trans youth by restricting bathroom access, name changes, healthcare, and participation in sports.

So it was more important than ever for one Highland Park, Ill., family to find empowering and positive messages about trans youth – except they say they couldn’t find any. That’s when they created the GenderCool Project, which brings trans and non-binary youth together to tell their own stories and create community.

Reset hears from two of the teens involved in GenderCool and learns more about youth led trans advocacy.

GUESTS: Sky, GenderCool Champion high schooler

Chazzie, GenderCool Champion, freshman at University of Arizona

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