PBS NewsHour

As transgender teens struggle, one Ky. school leads the way

Clip: 06/07/2016 | 8m 49s

Gender dysphoria is a difficult situation for a teenager to manage; nearly half of all transgender teens around the country report having suicidal thoughts. Some schools are taking steps to address the issue, such as Atherton High School in Louisville, which became Kentucky’s first to adopt an official policy for transgender students. Yasmeen Qureshi of Education Week reports.

Aired: 06/07/16

Rating: NR

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