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:Transgender children

Bliss,A. (2015). My Child Is Transgender: This Is How I Know. Parents,1-6. Retreieved from:http://www.parents.com/parenting/my-transgender-child-this-is-how-i-know/

Theauthor, Alex Bliss, talks about a transgender child who transitionedfrom being a girl to a boy. By the age of 2 years, Isabel startedshowing masculine signs by engaging in baseball and football with theboys. The mother had a hard time coping with her boyish behaviors,though she believed it was just a phase. Isabel habits drasticallychanged, after joining the school, when she rejected wearing dressand did not like the pink color, describing it to be, “girls’color.” There are numerous challenges during the transitionprocess as children define their identity. For instance, Isabel hadbathroom issues, clothing, and association with others.

Drescher,J., &amp Byne, W. (2013). TreatingTransgender Children and Adolescents: An InterdisciplinaryDiscussion.New York: Routledge.

Theissue about transgender children has prompted social and healthconcerns from individuals and the society in general. As a result,non-profit organizations and the government have initiated awarenessand acceptance programs that aim at embracing transgender children inthe community. Parents have begun to acknowledge and respecttransgender condition thus triggered the formation of informalnetworks intended to supporting transgender children. For instance,“an affiliate of Parents Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays(PFLAG) formed the Transgender Network (TNET)”[ CITATION Dre13 l 1033 ]. Additionally, social and legal support of transgender children hasincreased as more individuals and celebrities publicly declare astransgender.

Pepper,R. (2013). Transitionsof the Heart: Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers ofTransgender and Gender Variant Children.Berkeley : Cleis Press

Thebook is about stories on transgender children, their experience, andhow family support helped them through the transition process.Parents with children having transgender condition face socialconcerns such as discrimination and distrust among family, friends,and neighbors. Parents are tasked with an obligation to conform tothe transition process and the new identity. As a result, manyparents face disapproval and isolation from the community. Theacceptance of transgender children comes at all costs, as the societyhas developed a negative attitude and opinion toward transgenderchildren and people in general.

Bliss,A. (2015). My Child Is Transgender: This Is How I Know. Parents,1-6.

Drescher,J., &amp Byne, W. (2013). TreatingTransgender Children and Adolescents: An InterdisciplinaryDiscussion.New York: Routledge.

Pepper,R. (2013). Transitionsof the Heart: Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers ofTransgender and Gender Variant Children.Berkeley : Cleis Press.