Coping with gender dysphoria / Ellen McGrody.

By: McGrody, Ellen [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: CopingPublisher: New York, NY : Rosen Publishing 2018Edition: First editionDescription: pages cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781508173915 (library bound)Subject(s): Gender identity disorders -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 616.694 LOC classification: RC560.G45 | M35 2018Online resources: Click here to access this book using your OpenAthens username & password (HSE East only). Other regions please contact your local library.
Contents:
Understanding gender dysphoria -- Gender presentation -- Medical care -- Combatting transphobia and cissexism -- Dysphoria and mental health -- Connection, communities, and relationships.
Summary: For transgender youth, the process of exploring gender can be exciting, but also difficult and painful. This book discusses the challenges of living with gender dysphoria, offering young adult readers resources and strategies for coping in different contexts: at home, at school, out in public, and in seeking medical care. Each chapter defines relevant terms, shares relatable anecdotes, and features easy-to-read informational sidebars, addressing the experiences and needs of youth with a variety of gender identities and social locations. Beyond merely helping them deal with transphobia, this book offers transgender teens support and advice for navigating life and thriving.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Understanding gender dysphoria -- Gender presentation -- Medical care -- Combatting transphobia and cissexism -- Dysphoria and mental health -- Connection, communities, and relationships.

For transgender youth, the process of exploring gender can be exciting, but also difficult and painful. This book discusses the challenges of living with gender dysphoria, offering young adult readers resources and strategies for coping in different contexts: at home, at school, out in public, and in seeking medical care. Each chapter defines relevant terms, shares relatable anecdotes, and features easy-to-read informational sidebars, addressing the experiences and needs of youth with a variety of gender identities and social locations. Beyond merely helping them deal with transphobia, this book offers transgender teens support and advice for navigating life and thriving.

Grades 7-12.

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