TRANSGENDERED TEEN: Writes A ‘Kids Book’ About Transgendered Weirdness

What can we hit our young one’s with next? I’m still waiting for the kid’s early guide to cannibalism to come out.

At just 14-years-old, Florida teen Jazz Jennings continues to do more for transgender advocacy than most.

Born male but first identifying as female from the age of two, the precocious eighth-grader was recently named one of TIME magazines 25 most-influential teenagers, alongside Taliban victim and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai.

Jazz has now released I Am Jazz, the first book that is aimed at helping children understand exactly what it means to be transgender, whether they are struggling with their identity or not.

‘People see black and white, they don’t see the rainbow in the world, and that’s really closed-minded,’ Jazz said in a new interview with Katie Couric for Yahoo!.

‘I get many emails from a lot of different kids.

‘Some people even write that, without me, they would have killed themselves.

‘One kid said that they were going to walk into a street full of cars, and they decided not to because they thought of Jazz.

Read more: Daily Mail

 

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