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The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals
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The Transgender Child by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper covers the various obstacles and challenges that face parents raising gender variant children. “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… read more »

Sex/Gender: Biology in a Social World
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Sex/Gender: Biology in a Social World, by Anne Fausto-Sterling. Amazon’s description: “Sex/Gender presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences. This book gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender. Anne Fausto-Sterling provides an introduction… read more »

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children
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Diane Ehrensaft PhD, brings to light some interesting issues within their book, Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children.  Diane makes the point, that no two children who bend the rules on expected gender norms, will do so in the same way.  Each child has their own way of expressing themselves, and their gender identity.… read more »

Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Schools, Families, and Communities in Action
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Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth brings together cuttingedge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative children. Organized in three sections covering theoretical and clinical, educational, and community perspectives, the chapters specifically address issues and challenges in education, social work, medicine, and counseling as well as recommendations… read more »

Gender Shock – Exploding the Myths of Male and Female

Combining investigative journalism with a survey of current scientific research, Phyllis Burke pushes our society’s hottest button, gender anxiety. Contrary to gender gurus such as John Gray, who have depended upon exploiting the differences between men and women, Burke debunks the myth that men and women are from different planets. She casts a disbelieving eye… read more »

Be Who You Are

Be Who You Are, the new book written by Jennifer Carr and illustrated by Ben Rumback is being released Fall 2010. The book is the first of a series designed to educate children, siblings, parents, family, friends, caregivers, educators and the community about gender non-conforming and transgender children. Be Who You Are tells the story… read more »