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
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  • Thomas E.
    05/23/2019 18:09

    if the doctors didn't know what gender you were, then they shouldn't be doctors. if you are born with a penis, then you are a male.

  • Chris E.
    05/23/2019 18:27

    So what! I'm a straight male but don't feel the need to shout it from the roof tops, no one gives a shit.

  • Brut
    05/23/2019 18:31

    This organization teaches self-defense skills to transgender youth.

  • Brut
    05/23/2019 18:53

    To see what Sarah McBride is working on now, check out .

  • Nevin S.
    05/23/2019 22:41

    Behold your grand future leftards

  • Kay N.
    05/25/2019 01:07

    mike wants to know if she is a beaver with a lever?😁😁

  • Chet L.
    05/25/2019 02:33

    Her is a he. Cant change that

  • Nora L.
    05/25/2019 12:28

    THIS is Gods opinion on SODOMY Romans Chapter 1 16For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. 17For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. 18For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; 19Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. 20For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: 21Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. 22Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 23And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. 24Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: 25Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. 26For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: 27And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. 28And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, 30Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: 32Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

  • Eloiwila M.
    05/26/2019 00:00

    TY Sarah💜💜💜💜

  • Frank T.
    05/26/2019 05:37

    Your prostate says another thing! 😕

  • Shirley G.
    05/26/2019 15:16

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

  • 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

  • Erica M.
    05/27/2019 00:22

    he's still looks like a man. 🤢

  • Art U.
    05/27/2019 03:19

    is that a dude ?

  • Debbie F.
    05/27/2019 03:29

    Will ALWAYS be a male. Can not change biology.

  • Debbie F.
    05/27/2019 03:30

    Possessed by a demon.

  • Chalon B.
    05/27/2019 10:46


  • 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.

  • Michael K.
    05/27/2019 20:12

    How cute and trendy

  • Carolyn H.
    05/28/2019 00:24

    She was male, she wasn't assigned male.