Famous Speech Friday: Debi Jackson on her transgender child

The Eloquent Woman

cities this year. In Kansas City in May, Debi Jackson''s turn at the microphone captured listeners all over the world as she described her 6-year-old transgender daughter''s transition from boy to girl at age four. The speech went viral after it appeared on The Huffington Post , with tens of thousands of shares and hundreds of thousands of views, propelled in part by a tweet from singer Ricky Martin.

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