Meet Tru

PUBLIC SPEAKER

 

Tru (she/her) is a dynamic seventeen-year-old TEDx speaker, who is passionate about transgender rights and civic engagement. 

Tru was humbled to be chosen by Vancouver Magazine as one of the city’s 50 most powerful and influential people. She serves as an Out in Schools youth ambassador and helps to spearhead her city’s Big Love Ball.

Activism is in her DNA. Her family is part of British Columbia’s Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (SOGI) 123 education curriculum, and together, they served as grand marshals for the Vancouver Pride Parade.

When focusing on her studies and speaking engagements, Tru enjoys cosplay, drawing, and spending time with her girlfriends.

About Tru

  • Pronouns: She/they
  • Favorite 2 songs/artists: Sweet but Psycho & A Little Wicked
  • Favorite clothing line: H&M
  • Dream vacation and why: Week in California during the summer, because then there’s sunny beaches, Disneyland, and Universal Studios