"It's really important for me to share my story because a lot of kids like me don't have support in their homes, communities, or churches," Rebekah explained. "I want them to see people like me as role models and as a sign of hope. I can teach people that trans kids are just like other kids, and that it's not all about my gender. I often say that my gender is the least exciting thing about me — I have a bunch of other things that I do, things that I love." (Read more)
Murphy Moroney, "13-year-old trans activist Rebeka Brueshoff: 'My gender is the least exciting thing about me,'" Popsugar, June 10, 2020.
The Mighty Rebekah explains: “They can’t take that away from me hate us for who they are, because they don’t really know who we are. They just think we’re different... and that scares them. If people took the time to actually get to know us, they’d see we’re just like any other kids. Same dreams. Same hopes. Same fears. And they’d see we all want the same thing: to be accepted. No matter how many stones they decide to throw our way, we can’t just let it break us. This is who we were born to be. No one can change that.” (Read more)
Nick Duffy, "Marvel turns transgender 12-year-old into comic book superhero, and we love it 3,000," Pink News, December 9 2019.