Amber Briggle is one of the nation's leading voices for transgender equality. Amber, who resides in Texas, is the "mama bear" of a transgender child and has become a tireless advocate for his rights. Her son, Max, was born in 2008, was mislabeled a girl, and was given the name Mary Grace. Amber has appeared in the Washington Post, The Daily Beast, USA Today, Teen Vogue, Dallas Morning News, and multiple news outlets across the state of Texas. She was recognized as a "Texan of the Year" in 2016 by the Dallas Morning News and currently serves on the Parents for Transgender Equality Council through the Human Rights Campaign. She is also a board member of the League of Women Voters of Texas, and volunteers regularly with Equality Texas. You can find her on Twitter at @mrsbriggle .