The Transgender Teen

The Transgender Teen


  • Author: Stephanie Brill & Lisa Kenney
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 1347523 Bytes


What do you do when your son announces he is transgender and asks that you call her by a new name? Or what if your child uses a term you’ve never heard of to describe themselves (neutrois, agender, non-binary, genderqueer, androgyne…) and when you didn’t know what they meant, they left the room and now won’t speak to you about it? Perhaps your daughter recently asked you not to use gendered pronouns when referring to ‘her’ anymore, preferring that you use “they”; you’re left wondering if this is just a phase, or if there’s something more that you need to understand about your child. There is a generational divide in our understandings of gender. This comprehensive guidebook helps to bridge that divide by exploring the unique chall...

Who Cares? Life for an Irish Transgender Teen

Who Cares? Life for an Irish Transgender Teen


  • Author: David Beattie
  • Release Date : 2016-06-20
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 769282 Bytes


David Beattie is a confident 18 year old with a large family and many friends. He wrote his first book Who Cares while attending college in Dublin city, going out at night, drinking lots of coffee and shopping until he runs out of money. He was also born in the wrong body but this hasn't stopped him from making the most of life and chasing his dreams. This book will make you laugh, cry and everything in between as he discusses his past, present and future with honesty and wit. His self-deprecating humour is extremely entertaining and he does not shy away from personal or controversial issues. During his inspirational journey he has learned to love and respect himself while facing many obstacles. He has a refreshingly unique perspective on the wor...

The Transgender Teen

The Transgender Teen


  • Author : Stephanie Brill
  • Publisher : Cleis Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627781756


The Transgender Teen Book Description :

What do you do when your son announces he is transgender and asks that you call her by a new name? Or what if your child uses a term you’ve never heard of to describe themselves (neutrois, agender, non-binary, genderqueer, androgyne…) and when you didn’t know what they meant, they left the room and now won’t speak to you about it? Perhaps your daughter recently asked you not to use gendered pronouns when referring to ‘her’ anymore, preferring that you use “they”; you’re left wondering if this is just a phase, or if there’s something more that you need to understand about your child. There is a generational divide in our understandings of gender. This comprehensive guidebook helps to bridge that divide by exploring the unique chall...

Helping Your Transgender Teen

Helping Your Transgender Teen


  • Author : Irwin Krieger
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 069201229X


Helping Your Transgender Teen Book Description :

...

Being Jazz
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Being Jazz


  • Author : Jazz Jennings
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Release Date : 2017-06-14
  • Genre: Gender nonconformity
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399554674


Being Jazz Book Description :

Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At the age of five, Jazz transitioned to life as a girl, with the support of her parents. A year later, her parents allowed her to share her incredible journey in her first Barbara Walters interview, aired at a time when the public was much less knowledgeable or accepting of the transgender community. This groundbreaking interview was followed over the years by other high-profile interviews, a documentary, the launch of her YouTube channel, a picture book, and her own reality TV series--I Am Jazz--making her one of the most recognizable activists for transgender teens, children, and adults. In her remarkable memoir, Jazz reflects on these ...

Beyond Magenta
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

Beyond Magenta


  • Author : Susan Kuklin
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-11
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763670351


Beyond Magenta Book Description :

A 2015 Stonewall Honor Book A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens. Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender preference. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey each youth has taken. Each honest discussion and disclosure, whether joyful or heartbreaking, is completely different from the other because of family dynamics, living situations, gender, and the transition these teens make in recognition o...

The Transgender Child
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Transgender Child


  • Author : Stephanie Brill
  • Publisher : Cleis Press
  • Release Date : 2008-06-03
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781573445191


The Transgender Child Book Description :

This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state. Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college. What do you do when your toddler daughter’s first sentence is that she’s a boy? What will happen when your preschool son insists on wearing a dress to school? Is this ever just a phase? How can you explain this to your neighbors and family? How can parents advocate for their children in elementary schools? What are the current laws on the rights of transgender children? What do doctors specializing in gender variant children r...

Helping Your Transgender Teen  2nd Edition

Helping Your Transgender Teen 2nd Edition


  • Author : Irwin Krieger
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-01-18
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784508197


Helping Your Transgender Teen 2nd Edition Book Description :

Going through puberty and adolescence presents unwelcome changes for many transgender youth, and this book provides advice to parents of transgender teens to help them understand what their child is experiencing and feeling during this challenging time. Addressing common fears and concerns that parents of transgender teens share, the book guides them through steps they can take with their child, including advice on hormones and surgery and how to transition socially. It addresses the recent increase in teens presenting with non-binary identities, and reflects major legal, social and medical developments regarding transgender issues. The author's insights are gained from his professional experience of providing psychotherapy regarding gender identity....

Trans Teen Survival Guide

Trans Teen Survival Guide


  • Author : Fox Fisher
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-09-21
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784506629


Trans Teen Survival Guide Book Description :

Frank, friendly and funny, the Trans Teen Survival Guide will leave transgender and non-binary teens informed, empowered and armed with all the tips, confidence and practical advice they need to navigate life as a trans teen. Wondering how to come out to your family and friends, what it's like to go through cross hormonal therapy or how to put on a packer? Trans youth activists Fox and Owl have stepped in to answer everything that trans teens and their families need to know. With a focus on self-care, expression and being proud of your unique identity, the guide is packed full of invaluable advice from people who understand the realities and complexities of growing up trans. Having been there, done that, Fox and Owl are able to honestly chart the cou...

Some Assembly Required
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Some Assembly Required


  • Author : Arin Andrews
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-09-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481416771


Some Assembly Required Book Description :

Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this winning first-of-its-kind memoir. Now with a reading group guide and an all-new afterword from the author! In this revolutionary first-of-its-kind memoir, Arin Andrews details the journey that led him to make the life-transforming decision to undergo gender reassignment as a high school junior. In his captivatingly witty, honest voice, Arin reveals the challenges he faced as a boy in a girl’s body, the humiliation and anger he felt after getting kicked out of his private school, and all the changes—both mental and physical—he experienced once his transition began. Some Assembly Required is a ...

The Gender Quest Workbook

The Gender Quest Workbook


  • Author : Rylan Jay Testa
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626252998


The Gender Quest Workbook Book Description :

This one-of-a-kind, comprehensive workbook will help you navigate your gender identity and expression at home, in school, and with peers. If you are a transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) teen, you may experience unique challenges with identity and interpersonal relationships. In addition to experiencing common teen challenges such as body changes and peer pressure, you may be wondering how to express your unique identity to others. The Gender Quest Workbook incorporates skills, exercises, and activities from evidence-based therapies—such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)—to help you address the broad range of struggles you may encounter related to gender identity, such as anxiety, isolation, fear, and even depression. Despite outdated...

Raising the Transgender Child

Raising the Transgender Child


  • Author : Michele Angello
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-13
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580056366


Raising the Transgender Child Book Description :

Written by top experts in the field, Raising the Transgender Child offers much-needed answers to all the questions parents and other adults ask about raising and caring for transgender and gender diverse children: Is this just a phase? Did I do something to cause this? How do we protect these children? Who should I tell, and how? Will anyone love my child? Written by Dr. Michele Angello, a leading therapist and go-to expert in the field of transgender parenting, and Ali Bowman, bestselling writer and parent advocate, Raising the Transgender Child helps readers champion and celebrate gender diverse children while at the same time shedding fear, anger, sadness, and embarrassment. With specific and actionable advice—including coming-out letters, ident...