Tonight (October 17) the world witnessed the premiere of MTV and LOGO TV's "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word", a documentary following seven transgender youths and revealing their trials and triumphs. The revolutionary special was followed by an hour-long open forum discussion with the stars of the show where they were able to dive deeper into their struggles and answer fan's questions.
A heartwarming and celebratory response was echoed throughout the Internet in gross support of the T community.
Tears were streaming.
A community was empowered.
Hope was running rampant.
The uninformed were enlightened and inspired.
Accolades were awarded.
And the brave group who spoke out were met with a Twitterverse of hope and support.
Missed the special? That's okay, you can watch the full episode now: