Posts Tagged: gender

My Trans Parent Story, Part 1

What if your son didn’t want to be a boy any more? What if your daughter didn’t want to be a girl any more? And they meant it! How would it affect your family? Some of the parent reactions I

My Trans Parent Story, Part 1

What if your son didn’t want to be a boy any more? What if your daughter didn’t want to be a girl any more? And they meant it! How would it affect your family? Some of the parent reactions I

My Gender Story

I am a woman who was raised as a girl. What could be more natural? Until I think about what a strange construct that is. I was born with certain visible body parts, and that determined how I was raised

My Gender Story

I am a woman who was raised as a girl. What could be more natural? Until I think about what a strange construct that is. I was born with certain visible body parts, and that determined how I was raised

Parenting a Gay or Transgender Child

The media would have you believe that all gay, lesbian and transgender kids are different since early childhood. The boys love to dress up in girls’ clothes, wear make-up and jewellery, and get their hair done; the girls play rough,

Parenting a Gay or Transgender Child

The media would have you believe that all gay, lesbian and transgender kids are different since early childhood. The boys love to dress up in girls’ clothes, wear make-up and jewellery, and get their hair done; the girls play rough,

How to Talk to Boys and Girls – and Their Parents

If you have children, or work with children every day, I challenge you to make it through one day without referring to the sex of any child. I am betting most could not make it through one hour. First, there

How to Talk to Boys and Girls – and Their Parents

If you have children, or work with children every day, I challenge you to make it through one day without referring to the sex of any child. I am betting most could not make it through one hour. First, there

Parenting a Girl, a Boy…or a Child?

Parents-to-be think incessantly about the gender of their child. They imagine how their little girl will look and act, and how they will raise a girl. They imagine how their little boy will look and act, and how they will

Parenting a Girl, a Boy…or a Child?

Parents-to-be think incessantly about the gender of their child. They imagine how their little girl will look and act, and how they will raise a girl. They imagine how their little boy will look and act, and how they will