WATCH: Documentary ‘#GrowingUpTrans’ Discusses Medical Risks & Cost of Transitioning for Children

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Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Carmen Carrera, Amiyah Scott, Gigi Gorgeous – the list could go on for miles when naming transgender adults. There aren’t as many names when talking about children.

Medical professionals do know a few things. They say transitioning from female to male puts you at a higher risk for health complications (like heart attack) that effect more men than women. Harmone blocker implants are costly so medicines used to treat prostate cancer are used instead. But, at the same time there’s still so much more to learn.

Watch the 90-minute documentary below and discover the journey of growing up trans.

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