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The gender creative child : pathways for nurturing and supporting children who live outside gender boxes / Diane Ehrensaft, PhD ; foreword by Norman Spack, MD.

Author/Creator:
Ehrensaft, Diane, author.
Publication:
New York : The Experiment, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 285 pages ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Transgender children.
Transgender youth.
Gender identity -- Psychological aspects.
Child rearing.
Transgender children
Summary:
"In this comprehensive resource, Dr. Ehrensaft explains the interconnected effects of biology, nurture, and culture to explore why gender can be fluid, rather than binary. As an advocate for the gender affirmative model and with the expertise she has gained over three decades of pioneering work with children and families, she encourages caregivers to listen to each child, learn their particular needs, and support their quest for a true gender self." -- Amazon.com
Contents:
Foreword / by Norman Spack, MD
Who is the gender creative child?
What's your gender? : from boxes to spectrums to webs to gender infinity
The gender spread : apples, oranges, and fruit salad
When it's gender and something else or something else
It takes a gender creative parent to negotiate the gender maze
If gender is expansive, wherefore a shrink?
Do we want a doctor in the house?
Into the streets/onto the screens
What's left to learn?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-271) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Commins-Holman Family Fund.
Contributor:
Commins-Holman Family Fund.
ISBN:
9781615193066
1615193065
9781615193073
OCLC:
936255817
Publisher Number:
99967334412
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