Joe Biden Launches New Initiative For Trans Youth And I Was Torn Over It

Phaylen Fairchild
8 min readSep 12, 2018

Someone reached out to me a few weeks ago asking me to contribute my story to Joe Biden’s new campaign “As You Are” to raise visibility of the young Trans community and curb the disproportionate suicide rates among trans youth.

There is no question that this is a deeply important program; One which I have no doubt will save many lives. It’s…

Phaylen Fairchild

Actor, Filmmaker, LGBTQ+ & Women’s Rights Activist All work copyright