Supporting Transgender and Gender-Creative Youth

Supporting Transgender and Gender-Creative Youth : Schools, Families, and Communities in Action, Revised Edition

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Supporting Transgender and Gender-Creative Youth brings together cutting-edge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative kids. The chapters included specifically address issues in education, social work, medicine, and counseling as well as challenges and recommendations for families and parents. It is well researched and accessible to a broad audience of individuals invested in improving the social worlds of gender diverse children and youth.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 150 x 225 x 22.86mm | 500g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 9 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1433134942
  • 9781433134944
  • 2,518,530

Table of contents

List of Figures and Tables - Acknowledgements - Preface to the Second Edition - Kimberley Ens Manning/Annie Pullen Sansfacon/Elizabeth J. Meyer: Introduction - Diane Ehrensaft: From Gender Identity Disorder to Gender Identity Creativity: The Liberation of Gender-Nonconforming Children and Youth - Jake Pyne: Health and Well-Being among Gender Independent Children and Their Families: A Review of the Literature - Jemma Tosh: Working Together for an Inclusive and Gender-Creative Future: A Critical Lens on 'Gender Dysphoria' - Ann Travers: Transformative Gender Justice as a Framework for Normalizing Gender Variance among Children and Youth - Edward Ou Jin Lee: Trans Youth of Color: Knowledges, Realities and Practice Strategies - Elizabeth J. Meyer: Supporting Gender Diversity in Schools: Developmental and Legal Perspectives - Elizabeth J. Meyer/Anika Tilland-Stafford/Lee Airton: Creating Affirming Spaces for Transgender and Gender-Creative Students in Schools: Lessons from Their Teachers - Karleen Pendleton Jimenez: "I Will Whip My Hair" and "Hold My Bow": Gender Creativity in Rural Ontario - Jennifer C. Ingrey: The Limitations and Possibilities for Teaching Transgender Issues in Education to Preservice Teachers - Kimberley Ens Manning/Akiko Asano: Affirmation, Access, Autonomy: Canadian Parents Talk Trans* Rights - Francoise Susset: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Experience of Parents of Gender-Nonconforming Boys - Arwyn Daemyir: Ten Fingers, Ten Toes, and Potentially Trans: The Everyday Revolution of Gender Diverse Parenting - Michelle Walks: Parent-Initiated Gender Creativity: Raising Queerlings - Annie Pullen Sansfacon/Audrey-Anne Dumais-Michaud/Marie-Joelle Robichaud: Transforming Challenges into Action: Researching the Experience of Parents of Gender Creative Children through Social Action and Self-Directed Groupwork - Lyndsey Hampton: Supporting Genderqueer Youth in Rural Communities: A Case Study - Lorraine Gale/Haley Syrja-McNally: "Expanding the Circle": Serving Children, Youth, and Families by Integrating Gender Diversity and Affirming Gender-Independent Children - Annie Pullen Sansfacon/Elizabeth J. Meyer/Kimberley Ens Manning/Marie-Joelle Robichaud: Conclusion: Looking Back, Looking Forward - Lee Airton/Elizabeth J. Meyer: Glossary of Terms - Contributors.
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About Annie Pullen Sansfaçon

Elizabeth J. Meyer is Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. Meyer is the author of Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools (2009) and Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools (2010). She completed her PhD at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Annie Pullen Sansfacon is Professor at the University of Montreal's School of Social Work. She has conducted many projects on the experiences of trans youth and families and is one of the co-founder of Gender Creative Kids Canada. Pullen Sansfacon completed her PhD at DeMontfort University in the United Kingdom.
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