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Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth

Schools, Families, and Communities in Action


Elizabeth J. Meyer and Annie Pullen Sansfaçon

Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth brings together cuttingedge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative children. Organized in three sections covering theoretical and clinical, educational, and community perspectives, the chapters specifically address issues and challenges in education, social work, medicine, and counseling as well as recommendations that are relevant for parents, families, practitioners, and educators alike. The result is a well-researched and accessible book that will provide support and knowledge to a broad audience of individuals invested in improving the social worlds of gender diverse children and youth.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Supporting transgender and gender creative youth: schools, families, and communities in action /edited by Elizabeth J. Meyer, Annie Pullen Sansfaçon. pages cm. — (Gender and sexualities in education; v. 4) Includes bibliographical references. 1. Transgender youth. 2. Gender identity. I. Meyer, Elizabeth J., editor of compilation. HQ77.9.S86 305.3—dc23 2013031493ISBN 978-1-4331-2210-1 (hardcover)ISBN 978-1-4331-2209-5 (paperback)ISBN 978-1-4539-1210-2 (e-book)ISSN 2166-8507

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