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Duration: 1 hour

Following the world's youngest transsexual as she attempts to win Miss England and draw attention to the challenges she's faced to become her true self. From bullying to suicide attempts, surgery to the catwalk, follow one girl's brave attempt to achieve acceptance for who she really is.

Last on

Wed 28 Nov 2012 02:55 BBC Three

  • The Body Beautiful Season

    The Body Beautiful - strapline only

    Does changing your body make you happy?

     

    Transsexual Teen Beauty Queen is part of a season of BBC Three programmes exploring body image.

     

    Get info on all the shows, plus extra clips, links and content over on the Body Beautiful Season page.

  • Gender Dysphoria

    Find out more about what it is, and what it isn’t, from BBC Advice, the NHS, BBC Health and Mermaids UK, a support group for parents of transgender children.
  • Bullying

    From BBC Health, how to recognise the signs and deal with it amongst young children and teenagers.

     

    Guidance to Combating Transphobic Bullying in Schools is a publication from GIRES, the Gender Identity Research and Education Society, whose aim is to create supportive attitudes among those who can influence improvements in the lives of trans people and how they are perceived in society.

  • Suicide

    Support info

    The NHS offers an online guide on getting help whether you’re feeling suicidal or worried that someone else is. BBC Health also offers some information on child and teenage suicide.

Credits

Director
Dan Murdoch
Producer
Dan Murdoch
Executive Producer
Alex Cooke
Executive Producer
Harry Lansdown

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