A transgender teen girl who’s both a You Tube star and an activist for the LGBTQ community is about to get her own show on TLC.I Am Jazz will focus on Jazz Jennings, 14, as she prepares to start a new school in the fall while balancing her after-school activities with her social schedule. Joining Jennings in the docuseries will be her parents Greg and Jeanette, her sister Ari, and her twin brothers Griffen and Sander. The show debuts in July.Jennings was diagnosed with gender identity disorder at a very young age. By age 6, she and her family began appearing on shows like 20/20 and The Rosie Show to talk about her challenges growing up as a transgender girl. In 2011, OWN aired a documentary about Jennings’ life called I Am Jazz: A Family in Transition. Two years later, Jennings co-wrote a children’s book called I Am Jazz.
In the Season 2 premiere, Jazz finds out she needs surgery so she doesn't go through male puberty. Meanwhile, tempers flare when Jazz publicly confronts an anti-trans group; and the Jennings receive a threatening phone call.
The Jennings go to California for Jazz's surgery to prevent her from developing as a male. Meanwhile, Jazz's grandmother learns what some old friends think about her transition.
Jazz has an operation to replace her testosterone blocker, but there are complications that could impact her transition. Also: Jazz's mom takes her to the DMV to get her driver's permit and see if they can change her gender to female.
Jazz goes on a radio show but is met with one hateful call after another. Later, Jazz learns shocking details about transitioning at a transgender support group; and the family plans a surprise party for Jeanette's 50th birthday.
Jazz's parents are divided when she starts exploring breast surgery. Meanwhile, Sander and Griffen think Jazz is getting too much attention from their mom; and Jazz decides to keep flirtatious texts from a boy a secret.
Jazz goes on her first real date with a boy, causing the family to wonder if it could be serious. Meanwhile, the Jennings' harasser is identified, but Greg and Jeanette can't decide what action to take.
Jazz tells her parents she wants gender confirmation surgery before she finishes high school, but learns there may be obstacles along the way. Meanwhile, Jeanette struggles with the reality of the twins going off to college.
A bottom surgery consultation forces Jazz and her parents to process a troubling diagnosis. Meanwhile, Jazz confronts her friend Mya's brother, who's struggling to accept his sister's transition; and Jazz unwittingly finds herself on a date with a transgender boy.