Jamie and Rebekah Bruesehoff explain the importance of NJ’s birth certificate law for transgender youth. Kevin R. Wexler, NorthJersey (February 2019)

Jamie Bruesehoff & Rebekah Bruesehoff spoke to 31,000 youth and adults on Saturday, June 30 at the 2018 Youth Gathering of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Jamie and Rebekah speaking at the NYC Pride Rally in Foley Square, June 2017

Jamie speaking at the ELCA Youth Ministry Network Extravaganza, January 2018.



Tesi and Leslie sit down with Jamie Bruesehoff, a fierce Mama Bear ally and advocate of transgender people. Jamie is unabashedly honest about her journey and her advocacy and graciously educates listeners on how to be supportive to the marginalized throughout the globe. Tesi and Leslie hang on Jamie's every last word as she generously unpacks what it's like to mother a transgender child, explores the ways in which we all might struggle and thrive when our expectations are not met, talks about current state and national laws protecting those in the LGBTQIA community, and opens up about her Christian response our country's much-obsessed over social issues.

Anthony Giorgio, Queer Teen Podcast host, sat down with Rebekah Bruesehoff and her mom to chat about activism. Rebekah is a youth activist, great kid and very inspiring. Listen in on what a young voice has already given to the world of social justice. Listen. Learn. Love. 

Jamie loves Queer Teen Podcast’s mission of showcasing and encouraging the next generation of queer youth from across the world to stand up for what’s right.


Respect, Support Transgender Students - Opinion (New Jersey Herald, March 2019)

NJ Public Schools to Teach LGBTQ History (WNYC NPR, February 2019)

LGBTQ Curriculum law signed by New Jersey Governor Murphy (Out in Jersey, February 2019)

New Jersey becomes second state in nation to require that schools teach LGBT history (North Jersey Record, February 2019)

The day arrives when New Jersey preteen can change gender on her birth certificate (North Jersey Record, February 2019)

‘I'm the scary transgender person the media warned you about': Mom of transgender child speaks out after Trump administration report (Yahoo Lifestyle, October 2018)

Pride event urges acceptance, understanding (New Jersey Herald, June 2018)

New Jersey sets guidance for transgender students (News12 NJ, September 2018)

Amid political uncertainty, hospitals make strides toward equality in LGBTQ health care (The Lily, March 2018)

A mother embraces her daughter’s gender identity (New Jersey Jewish News, November 2017)

Two Very Different Communities Show What It Can Look Like To Accept Trans Kids (Huffington Post, September 2017)

N.J. transgender activists honored in Jersey City (Jersey Journal, August 2017)

Rebekah, 10, talks about being transgender and an advocate for other kids [VIDEO] (Good Day Philadelphia, August 2017)

This Christian transgender 10-year-old on Good Morning Britain revelled in Piers Morgan’s absence (Pink News UK, July 2017)

Girl, 10, who ‘always felt different’ becomes youngest transgender campaigner: ‘I never liked fitting in one box’ (Metro UK, July 2017)

10-Year-Old Transgender Girl Is World's Youngest Campaigner [VIDEO] (Good Morning Britain, July 2017)

Pastor's wife: 'My transgender daughter is a beloved child of God' (Gay Star News, March 2017)

Pastor’s wife writes touching acceptance letter about her ‘beloved’ trans child (LGBTQ Nation, March 2017)

My Transgender Daughter Is A Beloved Child Of God (Yahoo News, March 2017)

A 10-Year-Old Girl Slammed Transphobia in One Sentence (Teen Vogue, March 2017)

10-Year-Old Nails What’s So Ridiculous About The Bathroom Debate (Scary Mommy, March 2017)

Why the Message on This 10-Year-Old's Sign Is Important (ATTN, March 2017)

This 10-Year-Old Trans Girl Destroyed A Major Myth About Transgender People (Refinery29, February 2017)

10-Year-Old Busts Myth About Trans People With Powerful Sign (Huffington Post, February 2017)

Worry Over Trump’s Reversal of Transgender Student Bathroom Policy (NJTV News, February 2017)

New Jersey panel advances transgender protections (WHYY, February 2017)