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Recent news covering transgender issues in children and teens.

18 States Just Stood Up For Transgender Students At The Supreme Court

Mar 4, 2017 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on 18 States Just Stood Up For Transgender Students At The Supreme Court

18 States Just Stood Up For Transgender Students At The Supreme Court Eighteen states and Washington, DC, urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to rule that transgender students must be allowed to use school restrooms that match their gender identity, making them the latest players in a case that has highlighted an ideological divide overRead more …

Transgender Students and School Bathrooms

Mar 4, 2017 | Posted by in Front Page Announcement, News | Comments Off on Transgender Students and School Bathrooms

Transgender Students and School Bathrooms Gender Spectrum has released, Transgender Students and School Bathrooms: Frequently Asked Questions to address many of the common questions that arise for school leaders at the school and district level as they work to create gender-inclusive school environments.

Trump Administration Rescinds Federal Protections for Transgender Students

Mar 4, 2017 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on Trump Administration Rescinds Federal Protections for Transgender Students

Breaking News: Trump Administration Rescinds Federal Protections for Transgender Students Feb 22, 2017 Today, the Department of Justice and Department of Education announced that they are rescinding the federal guidance given to schools by the Obama Administration regarding support for transgender student’s use of restrooms and other single sex spaces.

Trans kids massively benefit from being allowed to socially transition

Mar 4, 2017 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on Trans kids massively benefit from being allowed to socially transition

Trans kids massively benefit from being allowed to socially transition A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has good news for trans kids who just want to be themselves. With young children increasingly expressing a gender identity that does not match their sex assigned at birth, bothRead more …

National Geographic: Gender Revolution

Jan 23, 2017 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on National Geographic: Gender Revolution

Gender Revolution Sneak Peek Katie Couric meets with the parents of a transgender child in this sneak peak at the two-hour documentary “Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric,” premiering on Monday, February 6 at 9/8c.  

How to Refer to a Trans Person’s Past

Jan 23, 2017 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on How to Refer to a Trans Person’s Past

Amelia teaches Trans 101: How to refer to a trans person’s past – entirely amelia This is something that seems to come up from time to time so I think it’s an important thing to talk about. What’s the best way to talk about a trans person’s past? For example, if you’re telling a story…Read more …

Transitioning From Jack To Jackie

Jan 23, 2017 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on Transitioning From Jack To Jackie

At Age 3 – Transitioning From Jack To Jackie It’s controlled after-school anarchy at the Christian-Carter household. Seven-year-old Chloe has rolled herself up in an exercise mat in the living room of the family’s Oakland, Calif., home. “Look I’m a burrito,” Chloe shouts. Her 4-year-old sister, Jackie, swoops in for a bite – and aRead more …

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) vs American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds)

Oct 6, 2016 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) vs American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds)

American Pediatricians Issue Statement on Gender and Children Claim: The U.S.’s leading group of pediatricians issued a strong statement condemning tolerance of gender dysphoria in children. Mostly False WHAT’S TRUE: The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds), a small and politically-motivated group, issued a statement about their beliefs on children and gender identity.

Tips for Coming Out As Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming or Gender Fluid

Oct 6, 2016 | Posted by in News | Comments Off on Tips for Coming Out As Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming or Gender Fluid

Tips: Coming Out As Trans, Gender Non-Conforming or Gender Fluid | Human Rights Campaign Almost five years ago, I came out as transgender to my family, friends, and, eventually, my broader community. I was blessed with a warm and welcoming response from those who loved me. Since announcing my news and living openly, I’ve metRead more …