The transgender flagPhoto: file
A trans boy in Utah left a heart-warming note for a neighbor and reminded us all that LGBTQ pride and visibility can mean a lot, even to people we’ve never met.
A trans woman named Audrey, who lives in Salt Lake City, flies the trans flag in front of her home.
About a week ago, she received a note from a neighbor and posted it to Reddit with the message, “I hear you young man and I hope you keep your chin up!”
Thank you for having a trans flag waving in your yard. I am a 15 year old trans boy living in an unsupportive household, but every time I see your flag, I feel better. I appreciate your existence and pride.
P.S. my handwriting is so bad! I’m sorry!
“I felt crushed that this teenager isn’t getting the support that they deserve, but I also felt truly inspired by them,” Audry told PinkNews.
“It must have taken a lot of courage to write the note and drop it off on a stranger’s doorstep.”
She said that her friends and family are supportive of her.
“It breaks my heart to see kids like him have to struggle with an unsupportive family, because having your family on your side makes a world of difference.”