Friday, January 25, 2013
Jazz Accepts Trevor Foundation Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award
Y'all know how much I love Jazz. Even though this happened back on June 25, 2012, wanted to post something about her becoming the youngest person at age 11 to receive the Trevor Foundation's Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award.
Jazz has been an activist and voice for for trans kids since she was six. In the wake of being denied the opportunity to play in her local soccer youth league because of transphobia, she spent two years getting the US Soccer Federation to craft policies that will allow transkids to play the beautiful game.
Well done and can't think of a better person for the Trevor Foundation to honor with this award.