Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children


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ISBN-13: 9781615190607
Publisher: Experiment, The
Publication date: 05/17/2011
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 827,869
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Diane Ehrensaft, PhD,is a developmental and clinical psychologist. At the University of California–San Francisco, she is the cofounder and director of mental health at the Child and Adolescent Gender Center, an associate professor of pediatrics, and an attending psychologist at the Benioff Children’s Hospital Child and Adolescent Gender Clinic. Her work with—and advocacy for—gender creative children has been widely covered, including by The New York Times, the Huffington Post, and NPR. She has been featured on the Los Angeles Times online, Wired online, and has appeared on Anderson, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and The Today Show.

EDGARDO J. MENVIELLE, MD, MSHS, is the director of the Gender and Sexuality Development Program and of the Gender and Sexuality Advocacy and Education Program in the Psychiatry Department of the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He started a national outreach group for parents of gender-variant children in 1998, and later a gender and sexuality development clinic. He is also an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at The George Washington University. An internationally recognized authority on childhood and adolescent gender and sexuality, Dr. Menvielle has been quoted in the New York Times and Newsweek. He lives in Washington, D.C

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Introduction: Princesses, Priuses, and Penises 1

Chapter 1 Relearning Gender 17

Chapter 2 The Family's Path Is Covered with Roses and Thorns 43

Chapter 3 True Gender Self, False Gender Self, Gender Creativity 73

Chapter 4 The Gender-Creative Parent 101

Chapter 5 One Pill Makes You Girl, One Pill Makes You Boy 137

Chapter 6 We Are Family 169

Chapter 7 The Gender-Creative Therapist 203

Chapter 8 Who Are the Genders in Your Neighborhood? 243

Notes 257

References 264

Acknowledgments 267

Index 271

About The Author 276

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Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Readable and involving. The concept of a gender web rather than a gender binary makes the issues of transgender youth so much more understandable. Recommended.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago