In recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility March 31, Vice President Kamala Harris, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, and Admiral Rachel Levine of the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services welcomed six transgender and nonbinary youth and their families to the White House, along with advocates from national rights organizations.
The families were joined by advocates from transgender and LGBTQ+ rights groups and surprise guests including "Jeopardy!" champ Amy Schneider.
The event was organized by the White House at the request of Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund and coordinated by fellow advocacy groups the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the National Center for Transgender Equality, and PFLAG National.