More than 120 bills would limit the rights of transgender youths. Here's how parents and therapists are explaining the legislation — and the culture wars — to trans kids.
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Wong captured these images of children involved with VU University in Amsterdam, where they engaged in a type of therapy
Last summer 6-year-old Scarlett had the worst experience of her life at day camp: Her best friend told the other girls that Scarlett has a penis. Amazingly, the little girl had enough resilience to return to camp the next day. But it was the genesis of the day camp that her mother Sandra is launching in California this summer: the Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp.
What is it like to be in the earliest stages of life but to feel a disconnect between your body and your sense of self? As
I've been asked many times before if I fear that my son will "change his mind." What if he "decides he wants to be a girl again"? What if I made a mistake by allowing him to transition at such a young age? I know that without walking a mile in my shoes, it's hard to understand. So let's pretend my child wasn't born to be transgender.
I am the fortunate parent who lives in awe of her 15-year-old child, whose courage and conviction to live authentically in a largely unfamiliar and often less-than-friendly world is humbling. And as she has grown into herself, so too have those around her.
Alex hasn't even left elementary school but he already has a firm grasp on his identity and what it means to be transgender
Transgender Children Today: Shifting the Responsibility for Change Away From Children and Onto Society
How do we change society? We start by listening to the truths of these children and believing, rather than dismissing, them. If we can start by believing the child's clearly stated truth, we are well on our way.