Transgender Teen Becomes Role Model On ‘I Am Jazz’

"I Am Jazz" tells the story of a transgender teen.

Jazz Jennings has become a reality TV breakout star and a transgender role model — and she’s only 14-years-old. The teenager featured on the TLC show I Am Jazz is bravely and boldly sharing an inside look at what life is like as a transgender teen, from the challenges to the triumphs to the heartbreaks, reported People.

 And while Jazz’s show reveals the medical and physical specifics of what is involved in transitioning from a girl to a boy at a young age, I Am Jazz also shows the emotional impact. Supported by family and carefully chosen friends, Jazz is comfortable hanging out with her female pals. But the idea of getting involved with boys her age presents challenges not faced by her girlfriends.

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