The Resource The trans generation : how trans kids (and their parents) are creating a gender revolution, Ann Travers

The trans generation : how trans kids (and their parents) are creating a gender revolution, Ann Travers

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The trans generation : how trans kids (and their parents) are creating a gender revolution
Title
The trans generation
Title remainder
how trans kids (and their parents) are creating a gender revolution
Statement of responsibility
Ann Travers
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this fascinating account, Ann Travers shows that from very early ages, some as young as two and three years old, trans kids find themselves to be different from the sex category that was assigned to them at birth. How they make their voices heard--to their parents and friends, in the schools, in public spaces, and through the courts--is the focus of this remarkable and groundbreaking book. Based on interviews with transgender kids, ranging in age from 4 to 20, and their parents, and over five years of research in the US and Canada, The Trans Generation offers a rare look into what it is like to grow up as a trans child. From daycare to birthday parties and from the playground to the school bathroom, Travers takes the reader inside the day-to-day realities of trans kids who regularly experience crisis as a result of the restrictive ways in which sex categories regulate their lives and put pressure on them to deny their internal sense of who they are in gendered terms. As a transgender person and as an advocate for trans kids, Travers is able to document from first-hand experience the difficulties of growing up trans and the challenges that parents can face. The book shows the incredible time, energy, and love that these parents give to their children, even in the face of, at times, unsupportive communities, schools, courts, health systems, and government laws. Keeping in mind that all trans kids are among the most vulnerable to bullying, violent attacks, self-harm and suicide, and that those who struggle with poverty, racism, lack of parental support, learning differences, etc., are extremely at risk, Travers offers ways to support all trans kids through policy recommendations and activist interventions. Ultimately, the book is meant to open up options for kids' own gender self-determination, to question the need for the sex binary, and to highlight ways that cultural and material resources can be redistributed more equitably. The Trans Generation offers an essential and important new understanding of childhood."--Book jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Travers, Ann
Dewey number
306.76/8
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ77.9
LC item number
.T71525 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transgender children
  • Parents of transgender children
  • Transgender people
  • Gender identity
  • Gender identity
  • Parents of transgender children
  • Transgender children
  • Transgender people
Label
The trans generation : how trans kids (and their parents) are creating a gender revolution, Ann Travers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Transgender kids -- Schools -- Spaces -- Parents -- Supportive healthcare -- Conclusion: beyond hope
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 263 pages
Isbn
9781479885794
Lccn
2017054995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1713876
  • (OCoLC)1007070332
  • 1710359
  • (OCoLC)on1007070332
Label
The trans generation : how trans kids (and their parents) are creating a gender revolution, Ann Travers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Transgender kids -- Schools -- Spaces -- Parents -- Supportive healthcare -- Conclusion: beyond hope
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 263 pages
Isbn
9781479885794
Lccn
2017054995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1713876
  • (OCoLC)1007070332
  • 1710359
  • (OCoLC)on1007070332

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