Product Code: 6509
ISBN: 9781627781749
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cleis Press
Published Date: 09/13/2016
Availability:In stock
Price: $16.95

This comprehensive guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising a teenager who may be transgender, gender-variant or gender-fluid. Covering extensive research and with many personal interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the author covers pressing concerns relating to physical and emotional development, social and school pressures, medical options, and family communications.

Learn how parents can advocate for their children, find acceptable colleges and career paths, and raise their gender variant or transgender adolescent with love and compassion.

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Chapter 1: Being a Parent of a Transgender or Non-Binary Teen
Chapter 2: Understanding Gender and the Gender Spectrum
Chapter 3: Embracing the Complexity
Chapter 4: Achieving Gender Identity Consolidation
Chapter 5: Goals of Adolescent
Chapter 6: What Keeps You Up at Night
Chapter 7: Supporting Your Teen in Their Gender Journey
Chapter 8: Understanding How Minority Stress Impacts Your Teen
Chapter 9: Professional Support and Mental Health Considerations
Chapter 10: What You Can Do to Improve the Odds
Chapter 11: Nurturing Your Teen’s Resilience
Chapter 12: Conclusion

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