Franklin

Transgender people / Tamara Thompson, book editor.

Publication:
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
Series:
At issue. Social issues.
At issue. Social issues
Format/Description:
Book
152 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Transgender people.
Gender identity.
Form/Genre:
Popular works
Juvenile works.
Summary:
"Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
What does it mean to be transgender? / American Psychological Association
Being transgender is not a mental disorder / Dana Beyer
There is no such thing as "transgender" / Thaddeus Baklinski
Transgender people face widespread discrimination / Jaime M. Grant et al.
Transgender people need more legal protection / Movement Advancement Project et al.
Giving transgender people special legal status is bad public policy / Ryan T. Anderson
The transgender rights movement is fighting for equality / Associated Press
The transgender rights movement is harmful to society / Keith Fournier
Sex-reassignment surgery is a medical necessity / Lambda Legal
Sex-reassignment surgery is unnecessary mutilation / Julie Bindel
Transgender kids: painful quest to be who they are / Madison Park
Helping transgender children transition is child abuse / Sheila Jeffreys
Schools should accommodate transgender students / Robin Abcarian
The wrong approach to transgender students / Mary Rice Hasson
Transgender people should be banned from military service / Jeff Allen
Transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military / Melissa Rayworth
Insurance and public programs should not cover transgender health care / Allen B. West.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Commins-Holman Family Fund.
Contributor:
Thompson, Tamara, editor.
Commins-Holman Family Fund.
ISBN:
9780737771916 (hardback)
0737771917 (hardback)
9780737771923 (paperback)
0737771925
OCLC:
885224701
Publisher Number:
99962724434
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