I gained my liberty in my late forties but so many young people today have it early on. They understand what makes them tick and they don't waver. No matter what anyone thinks they brave taunts and sneers and present their unique face to the world rather than shrinking in fear.
Ivan Fahy is one such example of a gender nonconforming gay man who knows himself.
As I watched this TED talk I couldn't help but admire the courage I wish I had possessed at his age.
Ivan went to his high school graduation wearing his beloved high heels which he also wears here...