For Madison teenager, soul-searching leads to new gender, new life – Doug Erickson – Wisconsin State Journal

The student leaders of the Gay Straight Alliance at Madison West High School sat around one recent day over their lunch hour, reviewing reaction to the presentations they’d given the day before to several freshman health classes.

The panels on sexual orientation and gender identity had gone well, though the students were a little surprised by how personal the questions got. One audience member asked a transgender student what “physical parts” he had.