The Life of Transgender Activist Sarah McBride

LGBTQ activist Sarah McBride broke the mold in 2016 as the first transgender person to speak at a major party convention. Here's what you need to know about her. Special thanks to For They Know Not What They Do

Get to know Sarah McBride, LGBTQ activist

Sarah McBride is an LGBTQ activist fighting for your rights and the first out transgender person to speak at a major party convention. Today, she’s sharing her own story to help push for transgender rights. Born in 1990, McBride was assigned male at birth. Her name was Tim. She came out to her parents in 2011 during her junior year of college. In 2012, she made national headlines when she came out while student body president at American University. The same year, she became the first openly transgender intern to work in the White House. She worked on LGBT issues in the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs.

In 2013, she shared her story in front of the Delaware General Assembly to help pass the Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Act, which ensures equal legal protections to transgender individuals. In 2016, she spoke at the Democratic National Convention. Now, she is working with the Human Rights Campaign as she continues to share her journey and change hearts and minds. Her story is now featured in Daniel Karslake’s documentary: For They Know Not What They Do. In 2018, at least 22 transgender people were killed in the U.S. 82% of them were women of color according to the HRC.

As one of the most prominent advocacy voices fighting for your rights within LGBTQ+ equality spectrum, she will continue discussing unprecedented attacks on the state level to repeated attempts to undermine equality by the current federal administration, along with the path forward and how to support LGBTQ+ rights in America.


05/23/2019 6:00 PMupdated: 06/17/2019 2:50 PM


  • Patsy W.
    06/02/2019 13:37

    You can love all people but you don’t have to accept their lifestyle when the Bible clearly states it is wrong.

  • Martin I.
    06/01/2019 02:47

    Look between your legs

  • Matt F.
    05/30/2019 20:48

    Still a Dude.

  • Ed H.
    05/30/2019 12:16

    Why am I constantly getting all this promotion of deviant and mentally sick behavior on my page? These people are mentally sick. They will NEVER be the sex they weren't born as, no matter how many surgeries or people calling them she or he. EVERY cell in their bodies designates them as male or female. It is one of the easiest tests to do on a cell. STOP PROMOTING MENTAL ILLNESS/ DEMONIC ACTIVITY as ok and normal! And while you're at it, I don't need any more promotion of homosexuals and Planned murder... er Parenthood on my page either!

  • Kirkland C.
    05/30/2019 11:10

    He is mentally disturbed. HE. Not she.

  • Kirkland C.
    05/30/2019 01:14

    He is mentally disturbed. HE. Not she.

  • Mel U.
    05/30/2019 00:31

    If God wanted you to be a man or woman, He would have made it so. He is the Creator not a plastic surgeon. Its not cosmetic surgery its..totally changing His choice for you. Did you ever think tht maybe you should just play the cards you are dealt, like we all must do, no matter what they are n evn if we don't like them?

  • Dixie F.
    05/29/2019 22:42

    God knew you were man

  • Kenneth F.
    05/29/2019 12:53

    Congratulate her on her success but it's confusing to me she is a boy that love boys so why did she have to look like a girl... I guess when a boy take her out on a date she don't look like a boyfriend she look like a girlfriend. And everything is okay if you're honest with everyone you meet because that's where the problem lies when people don't tell the truth what they are.

  • Lola L.
    05/28/2019 02:01

    Many with double morality here, salvation is individual and they will have their time to give an account to God, love your neighbor as you said the Lord, everyone chooses to live their lives as they want ... live and let live! Good for her <3

  • Carolyn H.
    05/28/2019 00:24

    She was male, she wasn't assigned male.

  • Michael K.
    05/27/2019 20:12

    How cute and trendy

  • Neal D.
    05/27/2019 13:14

    I don't care what you do in your life but just don't tell me I have to accept your life choice unconditionally or I'm the bad guy.

  • Debbie F.
    05/27/2019 03:29

    Will ALWAYS be a male. Can not change biology.

  • Art U.
    05/27/2019 03:19

    is that a dude ?

  • Erica M.
    05/27/2019 00:22

    he's still looks like a man. 🤢

  • John G.
    05/26/2019 22:52

    I have to say in all I believe in changing ones gender is right or not.....loving them for who they r...costs me or anyone else...nothing

  • Shirley G.
    05/26/2019 15:16

    well when she dies she will still be a man not a women

  • Frank T.
    05/26/2019 05:37

    Your prostate says another thing! 😕

  • Eloiwila M.
    05/26/2019 00:00

    TY Sarah💜💜💜💜

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