Gender born, gender made : raising healthy gender-nonconforming children / Diane Ehrensaft ; foreword by Edgardo Menvielle.
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Summary:A groundbreaking guide to caring for children who live outside binary gender boxes.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Circulation Modifier||Age Hold Protection||Active/Create Date||Status||Due Date|
|Cook Memorial Library - La Grande||305.3 E335 (Text)||35178001697567||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||08/22/2018||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781615190607 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 1615190600 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xi, 275 pages ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Experiment, 2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-266) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction : princesses, Priuses, and penises -- Relearning gender -- The family's path is covered with roses and thorns -- True gender self, false gender self, gender creativity -- The gender-creative parent -- One pill makes you girl, one pill makes you boy -- We are family -- The gender-creative therapist -- Who are the genders in your neighborhood?
A groundbreaking guide to caring for children who live outside binary gender boxes.
"Gender Born, Gender Made is a comprehensive guidebook for the parents and therapists of children who do not identify with or behave according to their biological gender. Drawing on the case histories of several children, each "gender creative" in his or her own way, Dr. Diane Ehrensaft offers concrete strategies for understanding and supporting children who experience confusion about their gender identities. She also discusses the latest therapeutic advancements available to gender-variant children. Traditionally, psychologists have sought to "cure" gender variance by pressuring children to conform to typical gender behavior. From her perspective as both clinician and parent of a gender creative child, Dr. Ehrensaft advocates a new approach, encouraging caregivers to support gender-variant children as they explore their gender identities. Rather than offering a "cure" for gender variance, Gender Born, Gender Made facilitates improved understanding and communication about gender identity."--Publisher description.
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