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Celeste
Celeste

Richmond, VA

"I am a human."

India
India

Long Island, NY

"I know I don’t know how much I don’t know, but at least I know that."

Shi-Queeta-Lee
Shi-Queeta-Lee

Washington, DC

"How do you really feel about Drag Queens?"

Madeleine
Madeleine

Bethesda, MD

"I like lions."

JJ with her pet rat
JJ with her pet rat

Nevada City, MT

"How have you changed the world for the better?"

Deanna
Deanna

Baltimore, MD

"I like to keep my shit private."

Whit
Whit

Washington, DC

"I love working with my hands, and after many years of fighting my natural inclination towards something creative, I’ve decided to take the plunge and forge my own path. And while it’s terrifying, I couldn’t be more excited about having a dream and making it (eventually) come true for myself."

Bill
Bill

Gettysburg, PA

"I ain't never met no stranger. When I met these boys, I'd never seen them before but they weren't strangers."

Garrison with Old Faithful
Garrison with Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park, WY

"I'm gonna get taller than I am now."

Gaby
Gaby

Brooklyn, NY

"I've never been afraid of anyone. I've only been afraid of myself."

Johannes
Johannes

Washington, DC

"I would like them to know how my life is going. If you ask me now, everything’s fine. If you ask me tomorrow...it depends."

Mark
Mark

Washington, DC

"What would you at 9 think of you now?"

Frank
Frank

Woodstock, NY

"If you meet someone just say, 'Who are you? This is me.'"

Sarakiel
Sarakiel

Washington, DC

"May I have your permission to be an astronaut?"

Alyson
Alyson

Spicewood, TX

"What is happiness to you?"

Nia
Nia

Brooklyn, NY

"I'm a loving person."

Butch
Butch

Gettysburg, PA

"Where’s all the gold?"

Anne
Anne

Rockville, MD

"I’m gonna be OKAY! And maybe even better."

Brittany
Brittany

Brooklyn, NY

"I've come a long way."

Austin
Austin

New York, NY

"I'd sky dive for a dollar as long as you pay for all the other stuff."

Logan
Logan

New York, NY

"Would you like to have sex?"

Susie
Susie

Washington, DC

"I'm not quiet and shy like people think I am."

Katie
Katie

New York, NY

"I want rainbow hair. Forever. Mostly, pink, orange, purple, blue and yellow…stripes."

Pete
Pete

Brooklyn, NY

“I’m really stubborn and have control issues.”

Katie and Zarema
Katie and Zarema

Miami, FL

Kate: "Where’s the craziest place you’ve ever had sex?"

Zarema: "When was the last time you experienced euphoria?"

Tiffani
Tiffani

Washington, DC

"I freaking love unicorns."

Jess and Roman
Jess and Roman

Washington, DC

Jess: "Do you believe in second chances?"

Roman: "Wanna be friends?"

Heidi Glüm
Heidi Glüm

Washington, DC

"I'm actually nice, I just look like a bitch."

Marlene
Marlene

Marlene

Dillsburg, PA

"I'm an astrophysicist in a waitress uniform."

Nick
Nick

Washington, DC

"I'm a skater and proud of it."

Julio
Julio

Sheridan, MT

“I’m a dad.”

Kate
Kate

Richmond, VA

"Are you a dreamer?"

Steve
Steve

Washington, DC

"My father has had more to do with shaping modern society worldwide than almost anyone you could ever meet. And no matter what you think of me - you may look down on me - I've experienced more than most people have. Good and bad."

Markita
Markita

Washington, DC

"I have a big heart."

Bethany
Bethany

Washington, DC

"What’s the first song you downloaded on Napster?"

Ariel
Ariel

Bethesda, MD

"I wish I was a cat."

Hortensia
Hortensia

Annapolis, MD

"I’d like people to know where I come from. From Cuba. Because I’m so proud of it."

William
William

New York, NY

"If you have something nice, take care of it. Remember: 'You've got to take the good with the bad, smile when you're sad, remember what you've lost and love what you have.'"

Epiphany Lee
Epiphany Lee

Washington, DC

"I would like people to know that I am not just a pretty face. That I am a talented, driven entertainer that wants to use her talent to change the world and people’s perception of transgender girls like me."

Dana
Dana

Brooklyn, NY

"Honestly, I’m just trying to wear as much denim as possible."

Joel
Joel

Washington, DC

"I forget names quite fast, but I’m the first to admit it and ask again. Besides that I remember almost everything."

Tyrone
Tyrone

Washington, DC

"I want people to remember me for me. I don’t sit around and boast about me, but that God works through me. It’s not about the papers and it’s not about how much money I make. Not about how many people I meet and make them have a better day. It’s about Jesus. Love."

Kaspr
Kaspr

Austin, TX

"I like writing on shit."

Josh
Josh

Washington, DC

"Looks can be deceiving."

JR
JR

New York, NY

"My personality is comedy."

Herb
Herb

Crystal Falls, MI

"I suppose I'd ask their name."

Meg
Meg

Washington, DC

"I’m strong-willed and independent."

Natalia
Natalia

Washington, DC

"I am too nice."

Steve
Steve

Washington, DC

"I hold a deep sadness that my first wife, who passed away when she was 26, has not been able to see our son grow up and have two children of his own."

Holly
Holly

Washington, DC

"I’m the antithesis of a girly girl."

Chelsea and Sierra
Chelsea and Sierra

Leesylvania State Park, VA

Chelsea: "I believe in fairies."

Sierra: "How do you think you're going to die?"

Elijah Nature Boy
Elijah Nature Boy

Washington, DC

"If a dog meowed and a cat barked, what's wrong with that picture? Now, I don't know the answer to that one. It's the only question I don't know the answer to yet."

Tuesday
Tuesday

New York, NY

"I actually enjoy letting people form their own opinions about me - it’s more reflective of their personalities than mine and I end up getting a peek into their psyche."

John
John

Washington, DC

"I was molested by a Catholic priest. I was put in this position. I never intended to be here. I’m just reacting to the ignorance of the Catholic Church. Their cowardice put me here."

Rebecca
Rebecca

Boulder, CO

"What was your mother like?"

Hannah
Hannah

Brooklyn, NY

"What’s your fondest memory? It’s nice to have people muse on their happiness."

Concepcion
Concepcion

Washington, DC

"I have nothing to hide."

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Celeste
India
Shi-Queeta-Lee
Madeleine
JJ with her pet rat
Deanna
Whit
Bill
Garrison with Old Faithful
Gaby
Johannes
Mark
Frank
Sarakiel
Alyson
Nia
Butch
Anne
Brittany
Austin
Logan
Susie
Katie
Pete
Katie and Zarema
Tiffani
Jess and Roman
Heidi Glüm
Marlene
Nick
Julio
Kate
Steve
Markita
Bethany
Ariel
Hortensia
William
Epiphany Lee
Dana
Joel
Tyrone
Kaspr
Josh
JR
Herb
Meg
Natalia
Steve
Holly
Chelsea and Sierra
Elijah Nature Boy
Tuesday
John
Rebecca
Hannah
Concepcion
Celeste

Richmond, VA

"I am a human."

India

Long Island, NY

"I know I don’t know how much I don’t know, but at least I know that."

Shi-Queeta-Lee

Washington, DC

"How do you really feel about Drag Queens?"

Madeleine

Bethesda, MD

"I like lions."

JJ with her pet rat

Nevada City, MT

"How have you changed the world for the better?"

Deanna

Baltimore, MD

"I like to keep my shit private."

Whit

Washington, DC

"I love working with my hands, and after many years of fighting my natural inclination towards something creative, I’ve decided to take the plunge and forge my own path. And while it’s terrifying, I couldn’t be more excited about having a dream and making it (eventually) come true for myself."

Bill

Gettysburg, PA

"I ain't never met no stranger. When I met these boys, I'd never seen them before but they weren't strangers."

Garrison with Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park, WY

"I'm gonna get taller than I am now."

Gaby

Brooklyn, NY

"I've never been afraid of anyone. I've only been afraid of myself."

Johannes

Washington, DC

"I would like them to know how my life is going. If you ask me now, everything’s fine. If you ask me tomorrow...it depends."

Mark

Washington, DC

"What would you at 9 think of you now?"

Frank

Woodstock, NY

"If you meet someone just say, 'Who are you? This is me.'"

Sarakiel

Washington, DC

"May I have your permission to be an astronaut?"

Alyson

Spicewood, TX

"What is happiness to you?"

Nia

Brooklyn, NY

"I'm a loving person."

Butch

Gettysburg, PA

"Where’s all the gold?"

Anne

Rockville, MD

"I’m gonna be OKAY! And maybe even better."

Brittany

Brooklyn, NY

"I've come a long way."

Austin

New York, NY

"I'd sky dive for a dollar as long as you pay for all the other stuff."

Logan

New York, NY

"Would you like to have sex?"

Susie

Washington, DC

"I'm not quiet and shy like people think I am."

Katie

New York, NY

"I want rainbow hair. Forever. Mostly, pink, orange, purple, blue and yellow…stripes."

Pete

Brooklyn, NY

“I’m really stubborn and have control issues.”

Katie and Zarema

Miami, FL

Kate: "Where’s the craziest place you’ve ever had sex?"

Zarema: "When was the last time you experienced euphoria?"

Tiffani

Washington, DC

"I freaking love unicorns."

Jess and Roman

Washington, DC

Jess: "Do you believe in second chances?"

Roman: "Wanna be friends?"

Heidi Glüm

Washington, DC

"I'm actually nice, I just look like a bitch."

Marlene

Marlene

Dillsburg, PA

"I'm an astrophysicist in a waitress uniform."

Nick

Washington, DC

"I'm a skater and proud of it."

Julio

Sheridan, MT

“I’m a dad.”

Kate

Richmond, VA

"Are you a dreamer?"

Steve

Washington, DC

"My father has had more to do with shaping modern society worldwide than almost anyone you could ever meet. And no matter what you think of me - you may look down on me - I've experienced more than most people have. Good and bad."

Markita

Washington, DC

"I have a big heart."

Bethany

Washington, DC

"What’s the first song you downloaded on Napster?"

Ariel

Bethesda, MD

"I wish I was a cat."

Hortensia

Annapolis, MD

"I’d like people to know where I come from. From Cuba. Because I’m so proud of it."

William

New York, NY

"If you have something nice, take care of it. Remember: 'You've got to take the good with the bad, smile when you're sad, remember what you've lost and love what you have.'"

Epiphany Lee

Washington, DC

"I would like people to know that I am not just a pretty face. That I am a talented, driven entertainer that wants to use her talent to change the world and people’s perception of transgender girls like me."

Dana

Brooklyn, NY

"Honestly, I’m just trying to wear as much denim as possible."

Joel

Washington, DC

"I forget names quite fast, but I’m the first to admit it and ask again. Besides that I remember almost everything."

Tyrone

Washington, DC

"I want people to remember me for me. I don’t sit around and boast about me, but that God works through me. It’s not about the papers and it’s not about how much money I make. Not about how many people I meet and make them have a better day. It’s about Jesus. Love."

Kaspr

Austin, TX

"I like writing on shit."

Josh

Washington, DC

"Looks can be deceiving."

JR

New York, NY

"My personality is comedy."

Herb

Crystal Falls, MI

"I suppose I'd ask their name."

Meg

Washington, DC

"I’m strong-willed and independent."

Natalia

Washington, DC

"I am too nice."

Steve

Washington, DC

"I hold a deep sadness that my first wife, who passed away when she was 26, has not been able to see our son grow up and have two children of his own."

Holly

Washington, DC

"I’m the antithesis of a girly girl."

Chelsea and Sierra

Leesylvania State Park, VA

Chelsea: "I believe in fairies."

Sierra: "How do you think you're going to die?"

Elijah Nature Boy

Washington, DC

"If a dog meowed and a cat barked, what's wrong with that picture? Now, I don't know the answer to that one. It's the only question I don't know the answer to yet."

Tuesday

New York, NY

"I actually enjoy letting people form their own opinions about me - it’s more reflective of their personalities than mine and I end up getting a peek into their psyche."

John

Washington, DC

"I was molested by a Catholic priest. I was put in this position. I never intended to be here. I’m just reacting to the ignorance of the Catholic Church. Their cowardice put me here."

Rebecca

Boulder, CO

"What was your mother like?"

Hannah

Brooklyn, NY

"What’s your fondest memory? It’s nice to have people muse on their happiness."

Concepcion

Washington, DC

"I have nothing to hide."

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