Parenting 2SLGBTQIA+ Children and Teens

Resources for parents and guardians of 2SLGBTQIA+ children and teens

Updated June 13, 2023
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Raising the transgender child : a complete guide for parents, families & caregiv
Angello, Michele
Written by top experts in the field, Raising the Transgender Childoffers much-needed answers to all the questions parents and other adults ask about raising and caring for transgender and gender diverse children: Is this just a phase? Did I do something to cause this? How do we protect...
This is a book for parents of gay kids : a question & answer guide to everyday l
Owens-Reid, Dannielle
Written in an accessible Q&A format, here, finally, is the go-to resource for parents hoping to understand and communicate with their gay child. Through their LGBTQ-oriented site, the authors are uniquely experienced to answer parents' many questions and share insight and guidance on both emotional...
The transgender teen : a handbook for parents and professionals supporting trans
Brill, Stephanie A.
Is it just a phase, a fad, or a real issue with your teen? This comprehensive guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising a teenager who may be transgender, gender-variant or gender-fluid. Covering extensive research and with many personal interviews,...
Gender born, gender made : [online electronic audiobook] raising healty gender-n
Ehrensaft, Diane
We are only beginning to understand gender. Is it inborn or learned? Can it be chosen--or even changed? Does it have to be one or the other? These questions may seem abstract--but for parents whose children live outside of gender "norms," they are very real. No two children who bend the...
The gender creative child : pathways for nurturing and supporting children who l
Ehrensaft, Diane
In her groundbreaking first book, Gender Born, Gender Made, Dr. Diane Ehrensaft coined the term gender creative to describe children whose unique gender expression or sense of identity is not defined by a checkbox on their birth certificate. Now, with The Gender Creative Child, she...
The transgender child : [online electronic book] a handbook for families and pro
Brill, Stephanie A.
This comprehensive, first-of-its-kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face when raising their children. Through extensive research and interviews the authors cover gender variance from birth to college. What do you do when your daughter's first sentence is she's a...
Unconditional : a guide to loving and supporting your LGBTQ child /
Eriksen, Telaina
Winner of the Sixth Annual Bisexual Book Award for Non-fiction, 2017Looking for LGBTQ books that offer guidance on providing loving support to your LGBT child? Parents of LGBT children guide: Unconditional: A Guide to Loving and Supporting Your LGBTQ Child provides...
Raising them : our adventure in gender creative parenting /
Myers, Kyl.
"What did you have? A boy or a girl?" Kyl and Brent imagined it would be years before their child would identify with a gender. Until then... As a first-time parent, Kyl Myers had one aspect dialed in from the start: not being beholden to the boy-girl binary, disparities, or...
Helping your transgender teen : a guide for parents /
Krieger, Irwin
Going through puberty and adolescence presents unwelcome changes for many transgender youth, and this book provides advice to parents of transgender teens to help them understand what their child is experiencing and feeling during this challenging time. Addressing common fears and...

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