voiceofsandiego.org – By Emily Alpert
Google “transgender teenager” and you’ll come up with dire statistics and horror stories of teens being harassed, homeless, even killed. Kids who are transgender, who live and identify as a different gender than their birth sex, can face extraordinary problems on top of ordinary teen drama.
So Isaac Gomez comes as a surprise. Gomez, a junior at High Tech High International who first came out as transgender in middle school, may be the most happy, well-adjusted teenager I’ve ever met.