Nova Maday

Steve Schmadeke (January 25, 2018). Transgender student who sued Palatine school district over locker room access loses round in court. Chicagotribune.com (Archive)

Eric Peter Verbeeck

Howard Cohen (March 16, 2018). ‘Dear Mommy, I am so sorry to do this but I have killed myself.’ A transitioning teen’s tale. Miamiherald.com (Archive)[1].

Jessa Schroeder (March 16, 2018). ‘Dear Mommy and Papa, I am so sorry to do this to you’: Transgender honor roll student, 17, transitioning to become a girl, commits suicide after penning tragic apology letter to her parents. Dailymail.co.uk (Archive)

Eric Peter Verbeeck (2000 – 2018) Obituary (Archive)

Also known as Hope Verbeeck

Notable Quote: “This was an issue that he suffered with even though he was unlike many of the teens who get no support and who don’t have anybody helping them. He had everything. Both of his parents supported the transition.”[1].

Mack Beggs

Peter Dawson (February 24, 2018). Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs is booed after second straight state title win. Star-telegram.com (Archive)

Matt Howerton (February 24, 2018). Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs survives first day of state finals. Wfaa.com (Archive)

Katie Barnes (September 22, 2017). Transgender Texas wrestling champion Mack Beggs to be honored by Athlete Ally. Espn.com (Archive)

USA TODAY High School Sports (July 20, 2017). Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs makes video opposing proposed Texas bathroom bill. Usatodayhss.com (Archive)

Molly Evans (July 20, 2017). North Texas Transgender Wrestler Mack Beggs Joins Fight Against ‘Bathroom Bill’. Keranews.org (Archive)

Matthew Martinez (July 19, 2017). Transgender wrestling champ has a message for Texas lawmakers mulling ‘bathroom bill’. Star-telegram.com (Archive)

Jim Buzinski (June 28, 2017). Transgender Texas high school wrestler Mack Beggs grand marshal of Pride parade. Outsports.com (Archive)

Cam Smith (June 27, 2017). Texas transgender wrestler Mack Beggs to serve as grand marshal of San Antonio’s Pride parade. Usatodayhss.com (Archive)

Linda Harvey (June 21, 2017). Transgender men are stealing more from women than their clothes. Lifesitenews.com (Archive)

WND Exclusive (June 18, 2017). Transgender ‘girl’ Track Star With Mustache Crushes Female Competitors. Wnd.com (Archive)

Lauren McGaughy (May 26, 2017). Bill to let UIL disqualify transgender athletes for steroid use dies in House. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

Carlos Mendez (May 16, 2017). Texas wrestling coaches want fair play but fear bill would bar athletes. Star-telegram.com (Archive)

Lauren McGaughy (May 9, 2017). Transgender student athletes could be disqualified for steroid use under bill backed by Texas Senate. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

Jessa Schroeder (May 8, 2017). Texas could disqualify transgender athletes from scholastic sports under new bill. Nydailynews.com (Archive)

The Associated Press (April 27, 2017). Texas Judge Upholds Policy Allowing Transgender Wrestler to Take Testosterone. Twcnews.com (Archive)

Michael Florek (April 25, 2017). Judge dismisses lawsuit against UIL that sought to ban transgender wrestler from competing. Dallasnews.com (Archive) (Archive)

Michael Florek (April 10, 2017). Fight over transgender wrestler’s UIL eligibility headed to legislature, courts. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

WND Exclusive (March 26, 2017). Female athletes crushed by ‘women who were once men’. Wnd.com (Archive)

David Goins (March 23, 2017). New policy allows transgender teen to wrestle boys, but not in high school events. Wfaa.com (Archive)

Michael Florek (March 23, 2017). New transgender policy in USA Wrestling means Mack Beggs can compete against boys in high school offseason. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

The Associated Press (March 5, 2017). Transgender boy with girls wrestling title: ‘I don’t cheat’. Abcnews.go.com (Archive)

Katie Barnes (March 5, 2017). Chris Mosier talks Mack Beggs and trans youth participation policies in sports. Espn.com (Archive)

Michael Florek (February 28, 2017). The real story behind the transgender wrestler that became a national media sensation. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

Kent Babb (February 25, 2017). Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs identifies as a male. He just won the Texas state girls title.. Washingtonpost.com (Archive)

Associated Press (February 25, 2017). Transgender Boy Wins Texas Girls’ Wrestling Title. Nytimes.com (Archive)

Ross Logan (February 25, 2017). Transgender teen wrestler booed by parents who say he’s ‘cheating’ by competing with girls. Mirror.co.uk (Archive)

Jeff Caplan (February 25, 2017). Trinity’s champion wrestler credits teammates for his success. Star-telegram.com (Archive)

Associated Press (February 25, 2017). Transgender boy Mack Beggs wins Texas state girls wrestling title. Espn.com (Archive)

Isobel Frodsham (February 24, 2017). Anger as transgender wrestler who was born female breezes through tournament – triggering complaints that hormone treatment means he should no longer be fighting girls. Dailymail.co.uk (Archive)

Associated Press (February 24, 2017). Transgender boy wins first 2 matches of girls tournament. Foxnews.com (Archive)

Adam Coleman (February 24, 2017). Transgender wrestler reaches semfiinals in state wrestling. Chron.com (Archive)

Michael Florek (February 18, 2017). Transgender teen wins regional wrestling title despite attempt to ban him from competing. Dallasnews.com (Archive)

Jennifer Smith (February 19, 2017). Transgender teenage boy wins girls wrestling championship despite parents’ attempts to ban him from competing. Dailymail.co.uk (Archive)

Alex Myers

Alexander LaCasse (January 7, 2018). Transgender people seek equal protections in NH. Fosters.com (Archive)

Alex S. Myers (May 24, 2017). Hiding In Plain Sight. Thecrimson.com (Archive) (Archive)

Gabrielle Emanuel (May 3, 2017). Elite Prep Schools Experiment With ‘All-Gender’ Dorms. Npr.org (Archive)

Megan Reynolds (May 3, 2017). Two of the Nation’s Most Prestigious Boarding Schools Will Offer Gender-Neutral Dorms. Jezebel.com (Archive)

Previously known as Alice

Kai Shappley

Roxanna Asgarian (December 1, 2017). How a Pearland Mom Changed Her Life to Save Her Transgender Child. Houstoniamag.com (Archive)

Kimberly Shappley, as told to Breanne Randall (Apr 13, 2017). I Had 4 Boys — Until One of Them Told Me She Was Really a Girl. Goodhousekeeping.com (Archive)

Nora Caplan-Bricker (March 28, 2017). Why the Face of Resistance to Texas’ Bathroom Bill Is a Little Blond Girl and Her Mom. Slate.com (Archive)

Kathryn Joyce (March 26, 2017). She was an ultraconservative Texas Christian. Then Kai was born and everything changed.. Fusion.net (Archive)

Trans Youth – VICE on HBO Season 5
Molly Redden (February 24, 2017). Parents of transgender students fear for children’s safety under Trump. Theguardian.com (Archive)

Shelby Webb (February 23, 2017). Federal reversal on transgender students highlights divisions. Houstonchronicle.com (Archive)

News Staff (August 10, 2016). Mother wants transgender daughter to be able to use girls’ bathroom in kindergarten. Click2Houston.com (Archive)

Also known as Joseph-Paul Shappley

Skyler Pfeil

Elisa Hahn (December 12, 2017). ‘I feel more of myself’: Kenmore trans teen on surgery experience. King5.com (Archive)

Nina Shapiro (October 7, 2016). Transgender kids: a family quest, a medical quandary. Seattletimes.com (Archive)

Elisa Hahn (March 7, 2016). Kenmore Jr High improves bathroom access for transgender students. King5.com (Archive)

Previously known as Sara Pfeil

Nicole Maines

Sentinel & Enterprise (October 28, 2017). Transgender rights to be discussed at Fitchburg State. Sentinelandenterprise.com (Archive)

Geoffrey Riley & John Baxter (June 8, 2017). Fri 8:30 | Transgender Identical Twin Brings Story To Medford. Ijpr.org (Archive)

Sarah Ditum (May 29, 2017). Can the media focus on transgender politics reveal anything larger about identity?. Newstatesman.com (Archive)

Staff Report (December 5, 2016). UMaine student Nicole Maines shares her story in HBO’s ‘The Trans List’. Pressherald.com (Archive)

Lisa Miller (November 6, 2015). ‘Becoming Nicole,’ by Amy Ellis Nutt. Nytimes.com (Archive)

Amy Ellis Nutt (October 19, 2015). Becoming Nicole: They were born identical twin boys, but one always felt he was a girl. Washingtonpost.com (Archive)

Chris Harnick (June 17, 2015). Nicole Maines to Guest Star on Royal Pains’ Special Transgender Episode. Eonline.com (Archive)

Judy Harrison (December 01, 2014). Transgender student’s lawsuit ends with $75K award, order telling Orono schools to allow bathroom access. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Bill Nemitz (November 20, 2014). Bill Nemitz: Trailblazing Maine teenager rises to Glamour heroes list. CentralMaine.com (Archive)

Emily Burnham (November 18, 2014). Glamour Magazine names transgender Orono student as one of its 50 Inspiring Women for 2014. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Glamour (November, 2014). Hometown Heroes: 50 Phenomenal Women of the Year Who Are Making a Difference. Glamour.com (Archive)

Judy Harrison (January 30, 2014). Maine Supreme Court rules in favor of transgender girl in Orono school bathroom case. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Judy Harrison (June 12, 2013). ‘I wouldn’t wish my experience on another trans person,’ girl denied use of school bathroom says. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Judy Harrison (June 8, 2013). High court to hear arguments in transgender bathroom case Wednesday. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Judy Harrison (June 8, 2013). Maine pediatricians support transgender student’s use of girls bathroom. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Judy Harrison (November 20, 2012). Judge finds in favor of Orono schools over transgender girl’s use of bathroom. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Bella English (December 11, 2011). Led by the child who simply knew. Bostonglobe.com (Archive)

Judy Harrison (September 02, 2011). A struggle for acceptance: Gender identity disorder. Bangordailynews.com (Archive)

Previously known as Wyatt Maines