National TRUTH Council
Asia Chan, 17, Georgia
Micai Newsome, 18, Maryland
Pronouns: they/them and xe/xem
Micai is a black nonbinary boi fighting for liberation and working against white supremacy.
Violet Martinez, 19, New Mexico
Violet is a transfemme student of color, advocating on issues and taking on the intersectional lense of LGB[T]Q rights, sex workers rights, mental health awareness, youth leadership,and educational/juvenile justice. She is also the vice president of Transwomen Empowerment Initiative.
Noah Jenkins, 19, California
Noah is a nonbinary femmeboi of color that is working toward mental health access, racial justice, and youth-led social movements—one revolution at a time.
Chrome Román, 16, Pennsylvania
Chrome is a NonBinary nonfemale of color who is spreading trans awareness via art, literature, and natural kick butt speeches at diversity conferences; both on and off campus.
Foster Noone, 20, Lousiana/Alabama
Foster is a non-binary public health student trying to survive and thrive in the deep South.
Ayden Prehara, 19, Wisconsin
Ayden is a transguy at the University of Wisconsin Madison, studying GWS and Community and Nonprofit Leadership, working to put young trans voices at the forefront of the conversation through education activism.
Zeam Porter, 19, Minnesota
Pickles Lee, 17, Oklahoma
Jax Chandler, 21, Washington
Jax is a nonbinary student working towards more access and resources for the queer, specifically trans community through creative resistance and activism through the Oasis Youth Center based in Tacoma, WA.
Southeastern TRUTH Council
Applications are now open! Click here to apply.
The Southern TRans yoUTH (TRUTH) Council is a diverse group of trans and gender non-conforming youth leaders from across the South. The TRUTH Council is an initiative supported by the Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network and the Transgender Law Center. As a member of “Southern TRUTH” you will supported in developing your story-telling skills as we engage with legislators, media, and the public while at the same time considering the impact of our campaigns. Your collective efforts will work towards maintaining the visibility and voice of transgender and gender non-conforming youth across the South. You will also be consulted to direct the strategies of this public awareness and visibility campaign.
California TRUTH Council
Cal is a nonbinary high school senior organizing for an intersectional youth movement and trying to help their friends and community.
Dan is a brown student, artist, and transman dedicated to the survival and advancement of trans and GNC folx through educational activism and work with his local community.
Nick is a transman of color who is spreading awareness and fighting for the rights of his fellow trans and GNC siblings through art, acting and community work.
Shear Avory is a multiracial, Black and Indigenous, Trans-Gender-Non-Conforming femme youth of color and Queer Justice Youth Leader committed to the advancement of social justice and the empowerment of youth.