Today (March 31) is internationally recognised as the Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to celebrate the transgender community and raise awareness of the discrimination trans people face.
In an informative new video by LGBTI youth organisation Minus18 released this week, a group of young gender diverse Australians explain the basics of being transgender.
“Most of us are taught the idea that people are born a boy or a girl, and we’re expected to act a certain way based on what’s between our legs,” they explain in the video.
“But that actually isn’t true for everyone. It totally ignores the huge and amazing world of people who are trans and gender diverse.”
Watch Minus18’s “Trans 101” video below: