Books and Media

Gender Spectrum – Books and Media

Gender Spectrum works with partners on a number of book and film projects. These projects are focused on helping families, organizations, and institutions increase understandings of gender and consider the implications that evolving views have for each of us.

The Transgender Teen
A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens
by Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney

Transgender TeenThis new comprehensive guidebook helps the reader increase their understanding of gender and explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising a teenager who may be transgender, non-binary, gender-fluid or otherwise gender-expansive. Combining years of experience working in the field with extensive research and personal interviews, the authors cover pressing concerns relating to physical and emotional development, social and school pressures, medical considerations, and family communications. Learn how parents can more deeply understand their children, and raise their non-binary or transgender adolescent with love and compassion.

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If you’re using Amazon to order the book, we encourage you to shop via smile.amazon.com and select Gender Spectrum as your charity of choice. You’ll find the exact same prices, selection, and shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Gender Spectrum.

Film: Creating Gender Inclusive Schools
The Youth and Gender Media Project and Gender Spectrum

Creating Gender Inclusive SchoolsThe brand new film, directed by award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Skurnik of The Youth and Gender Media Project, takes you into the heart of Gender Spectrum’s work with elementary schools. The film is ideal for anyone who wants to understand some of the ways gender is discussed in classrooms, including parents, school district administrators, principals, teachers, counselors and school staff members, because it demonstrates that creating an inclusive environment for all children, regardless of where they fall on the spectrum of gender identity and expression, is achievable and fun.

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The Transgender Child
A Handbook for Families and Professionals
by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper

411dfeHJKBL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Offering an extensive understanding of gender-expansive and transgender youth, The Transgender Child answers these questions and more. Covering developmental, legal, medical, and school issues , The Transgender Child is a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind guidebook for the unique challenges that thousands of families face raising children who step outside of the pink or blue box.

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If you’re using Amazon to order book – we encourage you to shop via smile.amazon.com and select Gender Spectrum as your charity of choice. You’ll find the exact same prices, selection, and shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Gender Spectrum.

 

The Gender Creative Child
Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes
by Diane Ehrensaft, PhD , with a foreword by Norman Spack, MD

The Gender Creative ChildDr. Ehrensaft is a member of the Gender Spectrum Board of Directors. In her groundbreaking first book, Gender Born, Gender Made, Dr. Diane Ehrensaft coined the term gender creative to describe children whose unique gender expression or sense of identity is not defined by a checkbox on their birth certificate. Now, with The Gender Creative Child, she returns to guide parents and professionals through the rapidly changing cultural, medical, and legal landscape of gender and identity.

Click here to get the book today.

If you’re using Amazon to order book – we encourage you to shop via smile.amazon.com and select Gender Spectrum as your charity of choice. You’ll find the exact same prices, selection, and shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Gender Spectrum.

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