Visible Bodies: Transgender Narratives Retold

San Diego is helping rewrite the way stories about transgender people are told, through an exhibit of more than 30 portraits of people in the local transgender community.

BY Editors

August 05 2013 5:00 AM ET

My loving mother and supportive family is what kept me off the streets, in college, and emotionally stable.

Claire, age 24
Gender Identity: trans woman
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Having a transgender child is like taking a plane to Alaska that suddenly diverts to Hawaii. Definitely not what you imagined but more beautiful than you could ever expect.

Shelly, Claire’s mom
Gender Identity: cisgender woman
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Tags: Transgender