March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility. These 5 books for young readers raise awareness, understanding and acceptance of gender differences in age-appropriate ways.
The first transgender medical clinic opened in the US in the 1960s. But cisgender and intersex children began receiving similar treatments even earlier – often without their consent.
The closure of the virtual Connect-Clinic means fewer trans and non-binary people will get the vital health-care services they need.
Indonesia has criminalized same-sex sexuality, but trans people are finding support in some trans-inclusive mosques and churches.
While gender-affirming health care is essential to the well-being of trans people, access to quality services varies significantly by geographic region and social context.
Testosterone therapy is often essential for the health and well-being of transmasculine people. The choice to stop it to pursue pregnancy can be a difficult one.
For trans students, the right to be recognized by the pronouns they use for themselves is under constant legal attack. A researcher who specializes in the trans student experience takes a closer look.
Even though every second person will get their period, it can still come as a shock. Parents can help with good information and support.
A wealth of evidence supports the protective mental health effects of gender-affirming care, despite ongoing legislation that asserts otherwise.
Trans people have lost access to public spaces and places, which has made it difficult for them to earn their living.
A new IOC framework aims to ensure everyone can practice sport safely and free from harassment, irrespective of their gender or sex-linked traits.
The Common Application now lets students indicate their gender identities and pronouns when applying to college. But is that enough to make trans students feel welcome? A scholar weighs in.
Few trans kids in the early 20th century had access to information about trans life. That they still faced down the judgment of parents and doctors is a testament to the truth of their dysphoria.
Job loss and reduced earnings can exacerbate existing power imbalances trans people may face in their personal relationships.
Since there is no typical transgender athlete, broad rules don’t seem appropriate. But that’s exactly what legislation seeks to do.
Because little scientific evidence exists for trans medical treatments, doctors are often wary when working with trans people, even if they realize it’s in the patients’ best interests to do so.
Puberty-suppression therapy gives trans teens the gift of time and the ability to attain a more desirable appearance.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
The survey also found that trans people who live in their affirmed gender report experiencing less stigma, anxiety and depression.
A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.