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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 »

Are You a Boy or a Girl?

Kids spend a lot of time debating with each other over what makes a boy a boy, and a girl a girl. It’s a time of choices. It’s a time of creating themselves. It could be a time for blending and embracing the many ways they express themselves, but it is too often a time… read more »

Queer Across Canada: Kate Reid (2013)

Queer Across Canada’s collection of groundbreaking tracks traverse a wide landscape of family scenarios as it sensitively addresses (with rootsy rock’n’roll verve) such contemporary realities as surrogate moms, donor dads, same-sex parents, out-of-the-closet fathers, blended families and queer-curious siblings. For all of our youth, queer and allied, who are surviving puberty, who are pushing on… read more »