The First-Ever Transgender Doll Has Hit Stores And Some Parents Are Against It

Jazz Jennings was just five years old when she made the decision to transition from a boy (her gender at birth) to a girl. Now, at almost 18 years old, Jazz is an activist for the transgender community, often speaking out publicly on the topic.

She is also the star of the show, “I Am Jazz,” a program on TLC that focuses on Jazz’s life with her family and friends as a transgender teen.

She recently partnered with toy company Tonner Doll to create the first-ever transgender doll.
In the caption, Jazz states that the doll is just a regular girl doll, “because that’s exactly what I am, a regular girl!”

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Of course, an announcement like this doesn’t come without controversy.
Parents have been sharing their thoughts on whether or not they’ll buy the doll for their children, and the internet is torn.

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It’s interesting to see that many comments address the mature nature of the topic, rather than just personal opinions regarding trans-people specifically.

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