Gender identity

It’s very hard to be yourself when you think no one will accept you for who you are. But you have every right to a life that is free and safe from harm.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up in someone else’s skin?

Just imagine. You wake up feeling like you, but when you look in the mirror, you look like someone else. Feeling this way is how some youth feel every day.

next arrowWhether you identify as trans or you’re questioning your gender identity, the following pages will help you learn more about gender identity, common feelings and experiences of trans youth, where to get help, and how to keep yourself safe.

You will also find information on coming out, transitioning, and
being in a relationship with someone who’s trans.

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Last reviewed June 2014 by the Kids Help Phone Counselling Team

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