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Ways To Support A Transgender Child, Invaluable Tips For Parents

Ways To Support A Transgender Child, Invaluable Tips For Parents

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In many ways, it is a watershed time for transgender people. In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association eliminated from its diagnostic manual the term Gender Identity Disorder; and introduced the term Gender Dysphoria, to clarify that people who feel discomfort that their gender identity doesn't match their physical anatomy do not, in fact, have a disorder.

Understanding Gender dysphoria and Gender Non-conformity

Understanding Gender dysphoria and Gender Non-conformity

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We are all assigned a gender at birth. As newborns, we don’t question how our bodies look and feel, but as we grow, insecurities and curiosities start creeping in. Have you ever felt uncomfortable in your own skin? Have you ever had an out of body experience? Have you not been able to express who you truly are? These are some of the emotions a transgender child routinely feels.