In two of Devon's crumbling, conservative seaside towns, young men embrace stigma and prejudice as they undergo gender transition. 

19-year-old Nicholas Duffin  is in the process of leaving his home in Ilfracombe to find a place where diversity is embraced. Max Streather, also 19, from Torquay, has already made the jump. Both have felt the sting of intolerance in a county that still fosters dated attitudes towards LGBT+ people and battled to overcome prejudice. 

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