In Honor of Veteran’s Day - this is a beautiful piece by Red Border Films.
While on assignment for Rolling Stone this past month I had the pleasure of meeting Coy Mathis. Coy was born a boy but transitioned with the support of her family. At school she was forbidden to use the girls bathroom so her parents took action. Consequently, they won their lawsuit and later moved from Colorado Springs to Denver. This is a portrait of Coy in her bedroom. Check out the Rolling Stone article about Coy here:
Nikki, born a biological boy named Niko, began at the age of 10 the complicated transition to becoming girl. Gillian Laub’s video captures how through the loving support of family and friends, two years later, Nikki is living happily as the person she always knew herself to be.