Social Science

The Trans Generation

How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) are Creating a Gender Revolution

Author: Ann Travers

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 1479885797

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

View: 7325

A groundbreaking look at the lives of transgender children and their families Some “boys” will only wear dresses; some “girls” refuse to wear dresses; in both cases, as Ann Travers shows in this fascinating account of the lives of transgender kids, these are often more than just wardrobe choices. Travers shows that from very early ages, some at two and three years old, these kids find themselves to be different from the sex category that was assigned to them at birth. How they make their voices heard—to their parents and friends, in schools, in public spaces, and through the courts—is the focus of this remarkable and groundbreaking book. Based on interviews with transgender kids, ranging in age from 4 to 20, and their parents, and over five years of research in the US and Canada, The Trans Generation offers a rare look into what it is like to grow up as a trans child. From daycare to birthday parties and from the playground to the school bathroom, Travers takes the reader inside the day-to-day realities of trans kids who regularly experience crisis as a result of the restrictive ways in which sex categories regulate their lives and put pressure on them to deny their internal sense of who they are in gendered terms. As a transgender activist and as an advocate for trans kids, Travers is able to document from first-hand experience the difficulties of growing up trans and the challenges that parents can face. The book shows the incredible time, energy, and love that these parents give to their children, even in the face of, at times, unsupportive communities, schools, courts, health systems, and government laws. Keeping in mind that all trans kids are among the most vulnerable to bullying, violent attacks, self-harm, and suicide, and that those who struggle with poverty, racism, lack of parental support, learning differences, etc, are extremely at risk, Travers offers ways to support all trans kids through policy recommendations and activist interventions. Ultimately, the book is meant to open up options for kids’ own gender self-determination, to question the need for the sex binary, and to highlight ways that cultural and material resources can be redistributed more equitably. The Trans Generation offers an essential and important new understanding of childhood.
Education

Transgender People and Education

Author: Clare Bartholomaeus,Damien W. Riggs

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1349953091

Category: Education

Page: 195

View: 9995

This book provides a comprehensive account of the educational experiences of students, parents, and educators—both transgender and cisgender—in the context of current debates about the inclusion of transgender people in schools. Drawing on critiques of cisgenderism and emphasizing the importance of a "whole of school" approach, Transgender People and Education explores complex topics including sexuality education for transgender young people, teaching gender diversity, the journeys of cisgender parents of transgender children, the experiences of transgender parents and educators in schools, and the role of cisgender administrators, educators, and school counselors and psychologists in creating inclusive school cultures. Reporting on empirical analyses conducted by the authors, the book makes a unique contribution to thinking about gender diversity in schools and advocates for the broadening of educational approaches beyond narrow gender binaries.
Psychology

Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons

A Handbook for Service Providers, Educators, and Families

Author: Alfred F. Carlozzi,Kurt T. Choate

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351207091

Category: Psychology

Page: 222

View: 4759

Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons offers mental health professionals and other caregivers information and best practices for working with transgender and gender diverse persons and their families. In each chapter, experts from a variety of fields provide an accessible introduction to medical, legal, educational, and spiritual care for transgender and gender diverse adults and youth within a range of contexts, including communities and schools in urban and non-urban settings. Appendices include helpful suggestions for online resources, as well as additional reading for practitioners, clients, and their families. With rich examples and personal narratives woven throughout, this is an essential reference for mental health professionals, as well as other service providers, educators, and family members seeking to address the needs of transgender and gender diverse persons in an up-to-date, inclusive manner.
Social Science

Helping Your Transgender Teen, 2nd Edition

A Guide for Parents

Author: Irwin Krieger

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784508195

Category: Social Science

Page: 112

View: 8101

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. He provides resources and further reading to help parents expand their knowledge. Although aimed predominantly at parents, this book is useful for anyone working with teenagers and young adults as it provides many answers to common questions about adolescent gender identity.
Psychology

Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition

Author: Elijah C. Nealy

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393711404

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

View: 2466

A comprehensive guide to the medical, emotional, and social issues of trans kids. These days, it is practically impossible not to hear about some aspect of transgender life. Whether it is the bathroom issue in North Carolina, trans people in the military, or on television, trans life has become front and center after years of marginalization. And kids are coming out as trans at younger and younger ages, which is a good thing for them. But what written resources are available to parents, teachers, and mental health professionals who need to support these children? Elijah C. Nealy, a therapist and former deputy executive director of New York City’s LGBT Community Center, and himself a trans man, has written the first-ever comprehensive guide to understanding, supporting, and welcoming trans kids. Covering everything from family life to school and mental health issues, as well as the physical, social, and emotional aspects of transition, this book is full of best practices to support trans kids.
Juvenile Fiction

Zusammen werden wir leuchten

Author: Lisa Williamson

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3733601092

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 8789

Eine Geschichte über Freundschaft und Vertrauen – leichtfüßig, humorvoll und herzerwärmend Es ist Davids vierzehnter Geburtstag und als er die Kerzen ausbläst, ist sein sehnlichster Wunsch ... ein Mädchen zu sein. Das seinen Eltern zu beichten, steht auf seiner To-do-Liste für den Sommer – gaaaanz unten. Bisher wissen nur seine Freunde Essie und Felix Bescheid, die bedingungslos zu ihm halten und mit denen er jede Peinlichkeit weglachen kann. Aber wird David jemals als Mädchen leben können? Und warum fasziniert ihn der geheimnisvolle Neue in der Schule so sehr? Mutig, wichtig und mit Witz erzählt – ein Buch wie ein Leuchtfeuer! »Eine Geschichte, die man in einem Rutsch liest, und die noch lange in einem nachklingt.« The Bookseller
Family & Relationships

Pubertätskrisen junger Mädchen

Wie Eltern helfen können

Author: Mary Pipher

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105618619

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 392

View: 336

Halt geben, ohne zu kontrollieren, und Freiheit gewähren, ohne die Grenzen zu verlieren – die Pubertät ist nicht nur für Töchter eine schwierige Zeit. Vielen Eltern ist meist gar nicht bewusst, dass sie ihren Töchtern mit widersprüchlichen Rollenerwartungen die ohnehin schon schwierige Zeit zusätzlich erschweren. Mit Mary Piphers Hilfestellungen können Eltern ihren Töchtern die Unterstützung geben, die diese so dringend brauchen, ohne sie einzuengen. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Luna

Roman

Author: Julie Anne Peters

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423711791

Category:

Page: 333

View: 935

Education

On the Couch with Dr. Angello

A Guide to Raising and Supporting Transgender Youth

Author: Dr. Michele Angello,Crystal Cheatham

Publisher: Michele Angello

ISBN: 9780989277235

Category: Education

Page: 162

View: 7644

When a single child comes out, their entire family will transition, along with their community. On The Couch With Dr. Angello is an eye-opening guide to navigating social spaces when most don't quite understand the process of changing genders. Dr. Angello offers emotional help and unwavering support as parents with trans identified children ride the waves of grief, acceptance and eventual healing. After years of televised appearances this book comes at a time when the sensationalism of transgender identity has calmed-a time when hearts and ears across the nation are daringly sympathetic and finally able to aid and uplift the transgender experience. In this fascinating examination of budding identity all audiences have something to gain as Dr. Michele Angello uncovers the behind the scenes journey parents, teachers, pastors, children and medical professionals will take in order to support gender variant youth. Grappling with the real life situations of transitioning in public, coming out to school principals and dealing with family dynamics, Dr. Angello leaves no topic unturned from faith and spirituality to hormone therapy. On The Couch With Dr. Angello might very well be an undercover Trans 101 course. Camouflaged by its diligent story telling, this would-be self-help book is a reassuring response to youth who are yearning for guidance as they angle to step into their right skins. Skillfully and uniquely Dr. Angello addresses the tender experience of discovering who our best allies are. As she has in practice with many teenagers she addresses the angst in developing crushes, dating and sex; the hope in fostering relationships with the ever-important cheerleaders; and provides action steps to seek out and create safe space in school, in church and the doctor's office. As a source identifying the true complexities of human anatomy this book is a powerful testament to where the limitless destinations a heart felt pursuit for authenticity can lead. Chronicling a 14-year practice, Dr. Angello inspires hope, challenges boundaries and demonstrates just how powerful unconditional love can be. Regardless of your place on the gender spectrum On The Couch With Dr. Angello is a book you won't want to put down.
Psychology

Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

A Guide for Working With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth and Families

Author: Emily S. Fisher,Karen Komosa-Hawkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113666338X

Category: Psychology

Page: 274

View: 6244

The importance of creating safe spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) students in the school environment cannot be overstated. It is one of the most prominent issues facing school professionals today, and its success has lasting, positive effects on the entire student body. Drawing on the expertise of researchers and practitioners, Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments provides a comprehensive examination of the topics most relevant for school professionals. The first section lays out the theoretical foundation and background school professionals need to understand the social and political trends that impact LGBTQ individuals, the development of sexual orientation and gender identity, risk and resilience factors, and the intersection of LGBTQ identity with other aspects of diversity. The second section explores topics critical for the development of safe, supportive school environments, including understanding legal and ethical mandates, training school personnel, addressing bullying and harassment, and developing inclusive classrooms. Special topics related to counseling LGBTQ students, supporting families of LGBTQ students, becoming an ally and advocate in the schools, and connecting with community resources are also covered. CE credit is available to purchasers of this book at www.mensanapublications.com.
Education

LGBTQ Youth: An Educator's Guide

Author: Vincent Pompei

Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

ISBN: 193560967X

Category: Education

Page: 6

View: 3134

Students in high school and middle school often struggle to fit in. For students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered (LGBT), or Questioning (LGBTQ), fitting in can be especially difficult, and school is all too often an unwelcoming and unsafe place. Discrimination, harassment, and even violent bullying are common experiences for LGBT/LGBTQ students. Schools have a responsibility to ensure the safety of all students, and more and more state legislatures requiring schools to enact and enforce anti-bullying policies that include explicit protection of LGBT students.The laminated guide LGBTQ Youth: An Educator's Guide is a valuable and practical resource for educators, many of whom receive little or no formal training on the issue of LGBTQ youth. Features include: “LGBTQ 101”- Statistics, terminology, applicable legislation, and guidelines devised by professional educational organizations, including the National Education Association (NEA), the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Detailed recommendations of what schools and individual educators can do to welcome and support LGBTQ youth. Information on nationally recognized organizations that offer extensive free resources, including materials targeted at educators/staff, the entire student body, LGBTQ students, and parents.
Psychology

Trans-Kinder

Eine Kleine Fibel

Author: Peter Keins

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781508789666

Category: Psychology

Page: 94

View: 3834

Das Buch ist ein kleiner Ratgeber für Eltern von Trans*Kindern und andere an dem Thema interessierte Menschen.Diese Themen werden behandelt:Was ist ein Trans*Kind?Was kann getan werden, um ein Trans*Kind auf seinem Weg zu unterstützen?Worauf sollte geachtet werden?Welche Schritte sind wann möglich?Wo kann Unterstützung erhalten werden?In diesem Buch werden Möglichkeiten aufgezeigt und Hintergrundinformationen gegeben.Die Kapitelüberschriften:- Aufbau des Buchs- Einleitung: Warum dieses Buch?- Zur Sprache in diesem Buch- Was ist ein Trans*Kind?- Das Coming out- Bleibt mein Kind trans*?- Was kann wann getan werden?- Medizin- Psychologie- Biologie / Neurowissenschaften- Gesellschaftswissenschaften- Rechtliche Lage- TRAKINE e.V.- BegriffeEs gibt nicht DEN richtigen Weg. Was für ein bestimmtes Kind mit seiner Familie das gute Vorgehen ist, kann nur das Kind und seine Familie wissen. Das Buch soll beim Finden des Weges helfen.
Art

Weihnachtspullover

Author: Glenn Beck

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455380867

Category: Art

Page: 288

View: 9711

Sehnlich wünscht sich der zwölfjährige Eddie ein Fahrrad zu Weihnachten. Doch das Geld ist knapp, und unter dem Weihnachtsbaum liegt nur ein selbstgestrickter Pullover von seiner Mutter. Eddie wirft sich zornig aufs Bett. Ein reicher Junge, sein bescheidener Großvater und ein geheimnisvoller Nachbar begleiten Eddie auf einer Traumreise voller Ausflüchte, Notlügen und Trotz. Doch am Ende versteht Eddie, was er an einem Pullover hat, der voller Liebe gestrickt wurde. Dieses Buch wärmt noch lange, nachdem man es zugeklappt hat. Die ideale Lektüre für Adventsabende bei Kerzenschein.

Psychologie der Geschlechter

sexuelle Identität in den verschiedenen Lebensphasen

Author: Eleanor E. Maccoby

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 9783608941838

Category:

Page: 444

View: 6087

Psychology

Motivierende Gesprächsführung mit Jugendlichen und jungen Erwachsenen

Author: Sylvie Naar-King,Mariann Suarez

Publisher: Beltz

ISBN: 3621279180

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

View: 930

Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene stehen Veränderungen, die in der Therapie angegangen werden sollen, oftmals ambivalent und zweifelnd gegenüber. Fehlende Gesprächsbereitschaft oder Abwehrhaltung sind die Folgen. Naar-King und Suarez erläutern anhand vieler Beispiele das Prinzip und die konkrete Umsetzung der Motivierenden Gesprächsführung. Es geht darum, den jungen Klienten die Diskrepanzen aufzuzeigen, die zwischen ihren eigentlichen Werten und Zielen und ihrem tatsächlichen Verhalten bestehen. Dadurch verstärkt sich der Wunsch der Jugendlichen, mit Hilfe des Therapeuten am eigenen Verhalten zu arbeiten. Die notwendigen Kommunikationsstrategien werden anschaulich im Buch vermittelt. Aus dem Inhalt: I Grundlagen:1 Einleitung. 2 Pubertät und junges Erwachsenenalter. 3 Die Grundhaltung der Motivierenden Gesprächsführung. 4 Personenzentrierte Beratungsqualitäten. 5 Auf Widerstand reagieren. 6 Change Talk. 7 Commitment. 8. Motivierende Gesprächsführung anwenden II Anwendung: 9 Alkoholprobleme. 10 Drogenmissbrauch. 11 Jugendstrafe. 12 Sexuelles Risikoverhalten. 13 Rauchen. 14 Psychische Störungen. 15 Essstörungen. 16 Selbstfürsorge bei chronischen Gesundheitsproblemen. 17 Gruppentherapie bei Alkohol- und Drogenproblemen. 18 Schulprobleme. 19 Familienbasierte Interventionen III Den eigenen Behandlungsweg finden: 20 Ethische Überlegungen. 21 Vertiefung und Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten