Barbara Walters catches up with Jazz Jennings, a young girl who says she was born in the wrong body. After being diagnosed with gender dysphoria at age 5, Jazz began living as a transgender girl and has officially transitioned from male to female.
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On the surface, the Jennings and their four children are a typical American family. But when "20/20" first interviewed them, their youngest child, a kindergartener named Jazz, was already one of the youngest known cases of an early transition from male to female.
From the moment he could speak, Jazz made it clear he wanted to wear a dress. At only 15 months, he would unsnap his onesies to make it look like a dress. When his parents praised Jazz as a "good boy," he would correct them, saying he was a good girl.
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First, people shouldn't butt in to somebody else's life, especially when they don't even understand the subject. I'm very sure that she goes through more hardship than you're on daily basis. How insecure are you for not being able to accept such difference? Don't you have better things to do? Go live your own life. Leave the kid alone.
I am a very religious Catholic. I have undergone the Holy Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation, and I am an active churchgoer. Catholicism promotes undeniable peace through human rights, development, solidarity, and world order. As such, I completely and utterly support and commend the incredible difficulties this young woman has experienced to be her true self in a world so full of hate. Please do not allow the many transphobic individuals to hide behind a wall of faith.
First and foremost, the Bible isn't perfect in expressing God's word; there is certainly human error due to the imperfect nature of humans. However, if you insist to take everything the Bible completely literally (with influenced content from hundreds and hundreds of years ago mind you), then I'm sure you never eat shellfish, never wear clothing made with different fabrics, and support sexism and slavery.
Second, if you continue to believe that it is sinful, mind you that it is only God who can judge the living and the dead, and you have no reason to enforce the values of your religion upon anyone (the LGBTQA+ community is most certainly not an exception). Furthermore, true missionary work would never use disrespect or hate as an approach to spreading the word of the Lord. Everyone is entitled to believe in whatever they please and live however they wish, so long as they do not harm others.
Third, please do not let those who use religion as an excuse for transphobia represent their supposed religious communities. Transphobia is the intense dislike of or prejudice against transsexual or transgender people. Please do not abuse my religion (or any religion for that matter) to justify your personal struggle of hatred toward those who are not exactly like you.
*"Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness."* 1 John 2:9
Please respect others and refer to them by their preferred pronouns, names, et cetera. If you truly do not understand what it means to be transgender, please do some research. Furthermore, if you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all.
People be commenting «too young» «they dont think as an adult at that age» Like, I am pretty sure you guys knew what gender you were at the age of 6, 7 or 8. Or did you not know until you were an adult?
these comments are pissing me off.
the reason this all happened was because of gender dsmorphia, which basically means she felt like she was stuck in the wrong body. I don't care if your religion is against this, that's not some retarded excuse to leave something harsh about this young girl who had the courage to do something more ambitious than y'all would ever attempt.
If you’re transgender, cool! I think that you should be who you want to be. But I don’t think it makes you unique. If you’re gay, you’re gay. There are hundreds and thousands of trans genders, not just one
she has gender dsmorphia which means she always have felt the constantly feeling like she was in the wrong body. i understand that you are allowed to have a opinion, but this isn't a up as a discussion. this is accepting people for who they are.
This is my opinion snd my religion but we believe (my religion) that any trans people will burn in hell its completely disgusting and way to young you are only a girl if u were born with a fucking vagina
Yall going crazy 😂 however i do not hate them or gays i to have mates and family memebers who have this condition :) so dont go hating its my religion my beliefs
To be honest I have always had it easy to accept people when they come out to me as either trans, bisexuall or gay.
So I'm a pretty open minded person.
I just really think we should accept each other for who we are because then we might have a happier tomorrow.
Fucking planet . A innocent boy becoming a girl and in a early age . Fuck the parents who help their children to do these crazy silly sexual things isntead of letting them being concentrated on their chilhood and innocence !! Fuck !!!
I'm not gonna lie I'm a trans too but I don't plan on getting surgery I have had kids at school talk really horrible about me they treat me terribly and other kids as well yes there's some kids that love us for who we are but not everyone feels the same way about us either I've had people call me an "it" cause they thought it would be funny and wouldn't affect me but it hurt me badly and it wasn't jus kids at school who didn't accept me my parents didn't accept me either when I came out as trans they took away all my guy clothes and threw them away I've never been sooooo hurt in my life especially by my own parents I understand that God doesn't like the LGBT yes he loves them no matter what but he doesn't approve what they're doing I know God still loves me but he doesn't hate me for sure but I will leave this for everyone to listen and think about is it right for what the LGBT believe or do? No. But is it right for us to mistreat and abuse them because they're gay lesbian bi or trans? Hell no! Everyone is human some believe this some believe that we treat everyone the same way regardless because all that matters is that we're all humans
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