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Pediatric Gender Identity: Gender-affirming Care for Transgender & Gender Diverse Youth

A comprehensive guide to supporting transgender and gender-diverse youth clinicians, educators, researchers, and families Covers a range of topics including gender-affirming medical and surgical care, mental health supports, legal topics, and the latest relevant neuroscience Written by international experts in the field of pediatric gender identity

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The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights

While medical identification and treatment of gender dysphoria have existed for decades, the development of transgender as a “collective political identity” is a recent construct. Over the past twenty-five years, the transgender movement has gained statutory nondiscrimination protections at the state and local levels, hate crimes protections in a number of states, inclusion in a…

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Urological Care for the Transgender Patient

This book is designed to familiarize general urologists with the care of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Written by experts in reconstructive urology, it characterizes the process of gender affirmation and explains the surgical anatomy of both feminizing and masculinizing gender-affirming procedures including vaginoplasty, orchiectomy, hysterectomy, vaginectomy, phalloplasty, metoidioplasty, and prosthetics. Guiding the clinician in…

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Mental health nurses can play a key role in supporting gay, bisexual and two-spirit men experiencing mental health challenges and inequalities

People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender (LGBTQ) experience significant inequalities in health and mental health compared with their peers who identify as ‘straight’ (heterosexual). The rates of depression and suicidality are especially concerning with the risk of suicide in LGBTQ, which is twice as high. The reasons for this are multifactorial,…

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The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes

In her groundbreaking first book, Gender Born, Gender Made, Dr. Diane Ehrensaft coined the term gender creative to describe children whose unique gender expression or sense of identity is not defined by a checkbox on their birth certificate. Now, with The Gender Creative Child, she returns to guide parents and professionals through the rapidly changing…

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Sex-Gender Differences in Level of Androgyny

Three studies are reported that concern the level of androgyny characterizing college males and females over a 20-year span (1958-1978) and whether such males and females differ in androgynous potential when compared directly. In- spection of androgyny scores over the two-decade period indicated that females achieved appreciably higher levels of androgyny in the 1960s, but…

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Gender Dysphoria: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Clinical Management

n exploration of the diverse presentations of gender dysphoria and how it affects an individual’s physical, psychological, social, and sexual adjustment, Gender Dysphoria provides comprehensive and applicable treatment approaches available for a wide spectrum of presentations of this disorder. The need for evaluating and treating gender dysphoria in the context of the gender dysphoric client’s…

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Transgender voice and communication treatment: a retrospective chart review of 25 cases

Background: People transitioning from male to female (MTF) gender seek speech–language pathology services when they feel their voice is betraying their genuine self or perhaps is the last obstacle to representing their authentic gender. Speaking fundamental frequency (pitch) and resonance are most often targets in treatment because the combination of these two voice characteristics can…

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Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Strange Natures reveals a tradition of queer environmentalism in contemporary literature and film from the Americas. In the process, it challenges the historical disconnect between queer theory and ecocriticism–a disconnect that, as Nicole Seymour shows, emerges from those disciplines’ divergent attitudes toward “nature.” Nicole Seymour investigates the ways in which contemporary queer fictions offer insight…