I Am Jazz

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Transgender teen's reality show is positive, poignant.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Not Just Another Pointless Reality Show.

When I first came across this show, I never expected to be impressed. In fact, I almost didn't watch it. I am not transgender and I grew up I'm the 90's when this type of situation was kept quiet. This is about a teenage girl who was born with a male body but from a young age exhibited signs of a female brain. She deals with everyday pressures that normal teens face on top of being treated poorly by many people that don't understand her situation. Jazz is extremely brave to share her story. She comes from a normal, loving family and has 3 non transgender siblings. She has helped write a children's book and is helping to raise money for other kids in her situation. This show teaches people that some people are different and that it's ok. It doesn't make them freaks or gross or scary. Jazz and her family are a delight to watch. This seems much more honest and down to earth than many of the reality TV shows I have previously watched. I gave this a 10 and up age rating because I know that many between 10 and 13 will struggle talking to someone about this if they are going through the same thing but afraid to speak up otherwise I would have rated it 13 and up for harsh language.
age 2+

Obsessed!

This is truly an amazing show! It's controversial because it's a transgender teen but really showcases acceptance and family ties. I'm obsessed with the message this show shines on acceptance, love, and family. Bravo! Also I'm obsessed with the dad's amazing loving smile lol

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