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Radically Listening to Transgender Children: Creating Epistemic Justice through Critical Reflection and Resistant Imaginations

This book is for early childhood educators committed to learning about gender [in]justice as a foundation for creating gender affirming early learning environments for all children including those who are transgender and gender expansive (TGE). The authors engage in progressive and contemporary thinking about gender acknowledging its complexity, intersectionality, diversity and dynamism. They draw on…

Biography Children's Drama Nonfiction

Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached

This powerful, moving story—which has already touched more than seven million through a viral video created by the Whittington family—is a mother’s first-hand account of her emotional choice to embrace her transgender child. When Hillary and Jeff Whittington posted a YouTube video chronicling their five-year-old son Ryland’s transition from girl to boy, they didn’t expect…

Children's Fiction Poetry

Freakboy

From the outside, Brendan Chase seems to have it pretty easy. He’s a star wrestler, a video game aficionado, and a loving boyfriend to his seemingly perfect match, Vanessa. But on the inside, Brendan struggles to understand why his body feels so wrong—why he sometimes fantasizes having long hair, soft skin, and gentle curves. Is…

Children's Drama

Birthday

Two best friends. A shared birthday. Six years… ERIC: There was the day we were born. There was the minute Morgan and I decided we were best friends for life. The years where we stuck by each other’s side―as Morgan’s mom died, as he moved across town, as I joined the football team, as my…

Children's Critique Essay Humanities Natural Sciences Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Chosen Name Use Is Linked to Reduced Depressive Symptoms, Suicidal Ideation, and Suicidal Behavior Among Transgender Youth

Purpose: This study aimed to examine the relation between chosen name use, as a proxy for youths’ gender affirmation in various contexts, and mental health among transgender youth. Methods: Data come from a community cohort sample of 129 transgender and gender noncon- forming youth from three U.S. cities. We assessed chosen name use across multiple…

Children's Essay History Humanities Nonfiction Theory

Histories of the Transgender Child

A groundbreaking twentieth-century history of transgender children: Histories of the Transgender Child uncovers a previously unknown twentieth-century history when transgender children not only existed but preexisted the term transgender and its predecessors, playing a central role in the medicalization of trans people, and all sex and gender. Using a wealth of archival research from hospitals…