A trans teen came out to her mom in a PowerPoint presentation, and their relationship has only gotten stronger since


February 2021

“The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all of our mental health, but transgender youth face a heightened risk for depression, anxiety, substance use, and suicide, an April 2020 report from the Trevor Project found.

As transgender children discover their truest selves amidst global turmoil and away from the in-person support of friends and role models, their parents have become even more integral to their experiences.

Insider sat down with Gabi Jimenez, a 16-year-old who came out in April 2020, and her mother Juliana Ruiz.

Read more in Insider’s Interview here.

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