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…

Art Children's Comedy Drama Graphic Novels/Comics Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual

How to Understand Your Gender: A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You Are

Have you ever questioned your own gender identity? Do you know somebody who is transgender or who identifies as non-binary? Do you ever feel confused when people talk about gender diversity? This down-to-earth guide is for anybody who wants to know more about gender, from its biology, history and sociology, to how it plays a…

Anthology Children's Essay History Humanities Natural Sciences Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies – Volume 22, Number 4, The Child Now

Providing a much-needed forum for interdisciplinary discussion, GLQ publishes scholarship, criticism, and commentary in areas as diverse as law, science studies, religion, political science, and literary studies. Its aim is to offer queer perspectives on all issues touching on sex and sexuality. In an effort to achieve the widest possible historical, geographic, and cultural scope,…