“I was very clear always since I was a little kid that I was mixed, I was not white, I am Mexican and white.”
Leia’s story recounts the intersections of race and gender in their life and how they handled others’ assumptions.
“If I talked about my own experience there would be a lot of confusion, even invalidation.”
You can connect with your peers with Gender Spectrum's Online Discussion Groups, we have groups for teens and for pre-teens. Young people, parents and others can also connect in The Lounge.