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The First Trailer For Laverne Cox's Documentary "The T Word" Is Here

The documentary, airing on both Logo and MTV simultaneously, will follow the lives of several transgender teens.

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The one hour documentary, Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, will premiere on October 17th on both Logo and MTV.

The TV special will follow the lives of several young trans teens from "the moment of realization...

... to dating, family...

... and the often dangerous obstacles they face on the path to self-discovery."

The documentary will profile:

Ari, an 18-year-old man from Manhattan, who graduated from high school and is starting college.

Avery, a 20-year-old woman from Queens, New York, who shares her experiences dating.

Daniella, a 20-year-old woman from the Bronx, New York, who speaks out against anti-transgender violence.

Kye, a 24-year-old man in Brooklyn, New York, who became the first Division One transgender basketball player.

L'lerret, a 20-year-old woman attending college in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she is an active member of BreakOUT!, a group fighting criminalization of transgender youth.

Shane, a 22-year-old man from Baltimore, Maryland and a college student living with his girlfriend.

Zoey, a 12-year-old girl from California, who is supported by her mother and transferred out of her last school when the school administrators refused to acknowledge her as a girl.

Watch the full trailer:

Following the premiere, Cox and the cast will appear in a hour special with MTV News' SuChin Pak, airing on Logo TV and streaming on MTV.com

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