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The real pain and tragedy faced by transgender youth | Daniella Carter | TEDxMidAtlantic

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Published on Apr 14, 2016

Daniella Carter is an advocate for LGBT youth who motivates youth to achieve their goals and develop tools to overcome their adversities. Miss Carter was recognized on the 2015 Trans 100 list. Daniella recently initiated a project to bring visibility to trans youth issues and has collaborated with Miss Universe and others to share their experiences in overcoming homelessness. She has worked with her mentor Laverne cox and was featured in the Emmy award winning MTV & Logo TV documentary “Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word”.

Daniella Carter has worked with various celebrities to raise awareness of LGBTQIA youth homelessness. Daniella’s message transcends boundaries of race, class and gender, focusing on the intersection of identities. She recently shared her experience at the Humans Rights Campaign “Time to Thrive Conference” for LGBTQIA youth . Daniella attended the White House annual emerging leaders day, highlighting 100 black leaders. Daniella recently became a Human Rights foundation Youth Ambassador . Daniella recently started working at Equality New Mexico as there policy and program coordinator .

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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