Follow 13-year old Ariel, a transgender girl, as she starts life over in a new town and strives for acceptance at a new school in this video excerpted from FRONTLINE: Growing Up Trans. The video highlights the role of peer support, but also shows some of the deeper complications that transgender kids can face fitting in, even with extensive support from family and friends. Download the Viewing Guide for this resource to use on your own or with a group of colleagues. Ariel’s story begins in another resource in this collection, titled “Living in Secret as a Girl.”
This resource is part of the FRONTLINE: Growing Up Trans Professional Development Collection. You may find it helpful to read the Pre-Viewing section in the Collection Guide before watching this video.
The full-length documentary is available on the series' website.