The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes
Author: Diane Ehrensaft PhD Publisher: The Experiment (2016) ISBN-10: 1615193065 ISBN-13: 9781615193066 Condition: As new Binding: Softcover Pages: 230 Dimensions: 22.8 x 15.2 x 1.4 cm
Weight: 0.4 kg
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From a leading US authority on a subject more timely than ever, an up-to-date, all-in-one resource on gender-nonconforming children and adolescents
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.
In this up-to-date, comprehensive resource, Dr. Ehrensaft explains the interconnected effects of biology, nurture, and culture to explore why gender can be fluid, rather than binary. As an advocate for the gender affirmative model and with the expertise she has gained over three decades of pioneering work with children and families, she encourages caregivers to listen to each child, learn their particular needs, and support their quest for a true gender self.