Next Episode of I Am Jazz is
Season 4 / Episode 4 and airs on 24 January 2018 03:00
Meet Jazz Jennings! Although born male, Jazz is a transgender female and has been living as a girl since kindergarten. Parents Jeanette and Greg have spent the years finding doctors to treat their daughter, while fighting the discrimination and misconceptions associated with what it means to be transgender. But, now that Jazz is 14, she is on the brink of the biggest challenge of her life: high school.Not only does Jazz face the normal struggles of a 14 year-old girl; boy crazy friends, mood swings, and body image issues, she must also contend with the unique challenges of being a transgender girl. Jazz is on a regimen of hormone therapy so that she can look and develop like the other girls in her school. But, Jazz struggles with comparing herself, and the lagging pace of her breast development to her friends.In four short years, Jeanette and Greg's youngest daughter will be a candidate for gender reassignment surgery. With that decision on the horizon, they must first survive four years of High School. With unconditional love and humor this close-knit family works together to face the many challenges ahead.
Jazz learns she needs surgery to avoid male puberty. Jeanette and Jazz decide to confront an anti-trans group that has been targeting the family, resulting in a heated public encounter. The family receives a threatening phone call.
To prevent Jazz from developing as a man, the Jennings head to California to replace her expired hormone blocker; Jazz's grandmother confronts some old friends about their feelings on Jazz's transition.
Jazz gets her testosterone blocker replaced, but complications arise that could have disastrous effects on her transition; Jeanette and Jazz go apply for Jazz's driver's permit, and try to have her gender changed 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 starts exploring breast surgery, but Greg and Jeanette disagree on how to proceed; Sander and Griffen get frustrated as Jeanette pays more attention to Jazz; Jazz doesn't tell her parents about flirtatious texts from a boy.
While Jazz goes on her first real date with a boy, the family wonders whether it could grow into something more serious; the harassing caller is identified, but Greg and Jeanette disagree on what action to take.
Jazz Jennings(Jazz Jennings)
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