As Nature Made Him
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

As Nature Made Him


  • Author: John Colapinto
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Anatomy & Physiology
  • File Size: 812280 Bytes


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“We should aspire to Colapinto's stellar journalist example: listening carefully to the circumstances of those who are different rather than demanding that they conform to our own.” —Washington PostThe true story about the "twins case" and a riveting exploration of medical arrogance, misguided science, societal confusion, gender differences, and one man's ultimate triumphIn 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine—and a total failure. The boy's uninjured brother, raised as a boy, provided to the experiment the perfect matched control. As Nature Made Him tel...

What Does The Bible Say About Sexuality?
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

What Does The Bible Say About Sexuality?


  • Author: Dr. Kurt Trucksess
  • Release Date : 2015-09-19
  • Genre: Bible Studies
  • File Size: 2182588 Bytes


2015 changed America’s sexual landscape.   Bruce Jenner’s coming out as a woman named Caitlyn mainstreamed the transsexual lifestyle.  The Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage forced everyone to recognize same-sex relationships.  Even Christian theologians, like Mark Achtemeier, came out in favor of same-sex marriage telling us the church misread the Bible.  Even old-fashioned heterosexuals find it hard to honor God when they date.   What does the Bible say about transgender issues?  Is sex change surgery the answer?  What does the Bible say about same-sex marriage?  Are people born with a same-sex orientation?  Should Christians practicing homosexuality be confident of heaven because th...

The Health of Lesbian  Gay  Bisexual  and Transgender People
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Health of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender People


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309210652


The Health of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender People Book Description :

At a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals--often referred to under the umbrella acronym LGBT--are becoming more visible in society and more socially acknowledged, clinicians and researchers are faced with incomplete information about their health status. While LGBT populations often are combined as a single entity for research and advocacy purposes, each is a distinct population group with its own specific health needs. Furthermore, the experiences of LGBT individuals are not uniform and are shaped by factors of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, geographical location, and age, any of which can have an effect on health-related concerns and needs. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People assesses the st...

The Fenway Guide to Lesbian  Gay  Bisexual  and Transgender Health

The Fenway Guide to Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health


  • Author : Harvey J. Makadon
  • Publisher : ACP Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 193051395X


The Fenway Guide to Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health Book Description :

The Fenway Guide provides guidance, practical guidelines, and discussions of clinical issues pertinent to the LGBT patient and community. It also focuses on helping healthcare professionals gain a better understanding of the LGBT population, the LGBT life continuum, health promotion and disease prevention, transgender health, and patient communication and the office environment, The Fenway Guide is truly a one-of-a kind comprehensive resource!The healthcare issues surrounding sexual minorities is an area in which little research and few studies have been conducted. Written in conjunction with the world renowned Fenway Community Clinic, The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health is an invaluable resource for healthcare professi...

Transgender Health Issues

Transgender Health Issues


  • Author : Sarah Boslaugh
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2018-08-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440858888


Transgender Health Issues Book Description :

Transgender individuals face unique challenges when it comes to their physical, psychological, and social health and well-being. This accessible reference investigates these concerns in depth, offering readers insights into topics such as discrimination and access to health care. • Confronts a topic that has historically been ignored by researchers and public health officials • Examines key issues that affect transgender individuals, such as discrimination and access to health services • Offers illuminating case studies that use engaging real-world scenarios to highlight key ideas and debates discussed in the book • Provides a Directory of Resources to guide readers to reliable sources of additional information...

Current Issues in Lesbian  Gay  Bisexual  and Transgender Health

Current Issues in Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health


  • Author : Jay Harcourt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-04-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136576003


Current Issues in Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health Book Description :

Learn what resources are needed for lesser-recognized LGBT health issues Most literature that explores LGBT health issues concentrates on HIV/AIDS while leaving research studies on other vital issues lacking. Current Issues in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health addresses this inadequacy by presenting a broad range of LGBT health issues from an interdisciplinary and mixed-method perspective. Leading experts present both quantitative and qualitative descriptions of health issues among various population groups, focusing on those topics poorly represented in present-day literature. This book is a strong start to fill in the blanks about unrealized health issues of LGBT individuals and offers insights into the resources needed to address them...

Mental Health Issues in Lesbian  Gay  Bisexual  and Transgender Communities

Mental Health Issues in Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Communities


  • Author : Billy E. Jones
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 2008-08-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781585627707


Mental Health Issues in Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Communities Book Description :

Over the last three decades, the visibility -- and public acceptance -- of self-identified lesbian women and gay men and bisexual and transgender individuals has increased dramatically, making it more important than ever to understand the dynamics of their relationships. This timely work, part of Volume 21 in the Review of Psychiatry series, offers compelling facts and insights in a concise yet comprehensive format, bringing together the latest research and clinical practice in this rapidly evolving field. Chapter 1 details normal adolescent development and the extra challenges imposed by the development of a sexual identity that is different from that of most of their peers, including the lack of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender role models. ...

Transgender 101
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Transgender 101


  • Author : Nicholas M Teich
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231504270


Transgender 101 Book Description :

Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination. Chapters introduce transgenderism and its psychological, physical, and social processes. They describe the coming out process and its effect on family and friends, the relationship between sexual orientation, and gender and the differences between transsexualism and lesser-known types of transgenderism. The volume covers the characteristics of Gender Identity Disorder/Gender Dysphoria and the development of the transgender movement. Each chapter explains how transgender individuals handle their gender ide...

Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery

Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery


  • Author : Randi Ettner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136765667


Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery Book Description :

A comprehensive and important text for health care professionals Gender variance is widely misunderstood, and few medical texts examine the social, legal, emotional, historical, biological, and economic issues involved. Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery provides medical and health care guidelines and comprehensive information on all aspects of treatment of gender diverse individuals. This one-of-a-kind resource examines a full range of relevant data important to health care professionals. Each chapter addresses a different aspect of care, written by an authority on that sub-specialty. This practical guide instructs both novices and experienced practitioners on the state-of-the-art treatments and knowledge. Principles of Transgender Medic...

Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery

Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery


  • Author : Randi Ettner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-20
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317514596


Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery Book Description :

A practical guide to state-of-the-art treatments and health care knowledge about gender diverse persons, this second edition of Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery presents the foremost international specialists offering their knowledge on the wide spectrum of issues encountered by gender diverse individuals. In this handy text, professionals of all types can get important information about various aspects of transgender health care for a full spectrum of clients, from childhood to advanced age. Key topics addressed include medical and surgical issues, mental health issues, fertility, the coming out process, and preventive care. This essential text is extensively referenced and illustrated, and instructs both novice and experienced practit...

Health Issues When You re Transgender

Health Issues When You re Transgender


  • Author : Susan Meyer
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2016-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781499464627


Health Issues When You re Transgender Book Description :

Transgender people deal with a range of health issues. Some are specific to the community, others affect it disproportionately, and others impact transgender and cisgender people alike. Readers will learn about mental and emotional health, gender dysphoria, hormone replacement therapy (including puberty-blocking hormones), gender affirmation surgery, and more. They’ll be reminded that, while surgery and hormone treatments can be life saving, they are neither right for every transgender person nor a requirement for being transgender. They’ll also read about the barriers to care that transgender people frequently face and get advice on dealing with a health care system marked by cissexism....

Lesbian  Gay  Bisexual  and Transgender Healthcare

Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Healthcare


  • Author : Kristen Eckstrand
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319197524


Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Healthcare Book Description :

Written by experienced clinicians and edited by Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health faculty, this book contains up-to-date expertise from physicians renowned for their work in LGBT health. This important text fills an informational void about the practical health needs of LGBT patients in both the primary care and specialty settings remains, and serves as a guide for LGBT preventive and specialty medicine that can be utilized within undergraduate medical education, residency training, and medical practice. Beginning with a short review of LGBT populations and health disparities, it largely focuses on the application and implementation of LGBT best practices within all realms of medical care. In addition, the book offers recommendations for the integr...