"Do you love RuPaul? How about that Rocky Horror Picture Show?"
When her homophobic parents cut her off, Kate Koenig fought back by launching a GoFundMe page to keep her in college.
But if we want to be true allies, we need to stop trying to satisfy our curiosity and start learning what solidarity really means.
Even at the top, transgender women still face discrimination.
She thought she was moving in with trusted friends whom she met through the online BDSM community.
The golden rule? Respect how someone identifies and don't be a huge jerk.