Follow the story of a transgender girl as she describes how it felt to be living “a double life,” in this video adapted from FRONTLINE: Growing Up Trans. The video features 13-year-old Ariel, and highlights the confusion and difficulty many transgender kids can experience in their early years as they grapple with their gender identity, even when they have strong family support. Download the Viewing Guide for this resource to use on your own or with a group of colleagues. Ariel’s story continues in another resource in this collection, titled “A Fresh Start.”
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.