[[http://betweenthelines.sosdg.org Between The Lines]] is a comic about a group of transgender teens. Main characters, Shay and Dani must simultaneously navigate the challenges of adolescence, while also dealing with complicated issues related to gender and identity.

The author has decided to discontinue the webcomic, but will be publishing the series on paper. The webcomic pages can be found on their Website/DeviantArt. As of March 2015, the strip is on hiatus and while it is unknown when it will continue, the author has stated that the comic hasn't been scrapped and that she's planning to work on different projects for the time being [[https://www.facebook.com/btl.comic/posts/1067294139965297]], although there has been hints on her Facebook page throughout the year about the comic.

''For the British InternalAffairs police procedural of the same title, see Series/BetweenTheLines. For the comic strip of the same name, see ComicStrip/BetweenTheLines''


* AbusiveParents: Dani has parents of this kind.
* AllThereInTheManual: Several characters that have not yet been introduced have art with names tagged to them on several extra areas of the comic site.
* [[spoiler:AttemptedSuicide]]: Dani.
* [[CastFullOfGay Cast Full Of LGBT]]: So far there are three reoccuring trans girls, one minor trans girl, and one cis lesbian.
* ContinuityReboot: The comic was changed three times throughout its run. The first chapter started in 2006, although most of it was lost [[http://mekari.deviantart.com/art/Between-the-Lines-page-14-44475635 excluding two pages]]. Then it was rebooted into 4 new chapters between 2007-2011, to which Chapter 4 [[http://mekari.deviantart.com/art/Between-the-Lines-Chap4-pg21-251417625 was never completely finished]]. Between Late July and Early August of 2014, 7 pages for the new reboot [[http://mekari.deviantart.com/art/Between-the-Lines-page-1-470088909 were released online]]. As of March 2015, the series has been placed on hiatus [[https://www.facebook.com/btl.comic/posts/1067294139965297]].
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Dani calls Shay an "Anglo-Latino" once which really pisses her off. She apologizes afterwards.
* NotSoDifferent: Nikki and Shay.
* PerkyGoth: Pretty much all the characters are goth and most are as happy as any teenager. Dani is the main exception but she certainly has her reasons to be moody. [[spoiler:Her gender dysphoria, abusive parents, lack of friends, and the fact she's bullied even cause her to attempt suicide]].
* SelfHarm: Dani is implied to have cut herself in the past.
* SliceOfLife: Unlike other transsexual webcomics, this strip is much more down to earth and takes its issues seriously, with limited amount of humor.
* {{Transsexual}}: Both Shay and Dani are both trans girls.
* TransEqualsGay: Dani thought she was a gay boy before coming to terms with being trans. She's confused about her sexuality but leans on "male attracted".
* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: At age 13 the protagonists both exhibit this. Dani is implied to be sexually active and has used drugs while Shay dresses in a manner [[AgeInappropriateDress which makes her mother uncomfortable]].