Coming Out During Quarantine

Coming Out During Quarantine

03.31.21
Image: Pedro Vega Jr.
03.31.21

Coming out as transgender is never easy, no matter when you do it. But the pandemic has further complicated the process for many young people as they navigate Zoom classes, social isolation and coming out over email or text. For International Transgender Day of Visibility, I spoke with three transgender teenagers about the added challenges — and possible upsides — of coming out during quarantine.

Explore their stories in this interactive project.