Saturday, 26 May 2018

When Transgender Kids Transition, Medical Risks are Both Known and Unknown | Growing Up Trans | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site

When Transgender Kids Transition, Medical Risks are Both Known and Unknown | Growing Up Trans | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site

The last couple of years have seen burgeoning awareness in society of what it means to be transgender as an adult. But now doctors, like those at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, are helping children who identify as transgender negotiate their journey into adulthood.

Why Transgender People Experience More Mental Health Issues | Psychology Today

Why Transgender People Experience More Mental Health Issues | Psychology Today

Spoiler: it has nearly everything to do with the way they are treated.

Using Chosen Names Reduces Odds of Depression and Suicide in Transgender Youths | UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Using Chosen Names Reduces Odds of Depression and Suicide in Transgender Youths | UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

In a recent study, researchers found that the risk of depression and suicide in transgender youths falls when they are allowed to use their chosen name.

‘I was enraged to see my story distorted and used’: Detransitioners object to anti-transgender book – ThinkProgress

‘I was enraged to see my story distorted and used’: Detransitioners object to anti-transgender book – ThinkProgress

The Heritage Foundation's Ryan T. Anderson never reached out to these detransitioners.

‘A woman on Wednesdays’? That’s just not how trans self-declaration works | James Morton | Opinion | The Guardian

‘A woman on Wednesdays’? That’s just not how trans self-declaration works | James Morton | Opinion | The Guardian

The Labour party has rightly suspended an anti-trans campaigner over a puerile, transphobic stunt.

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

The big read: The truth about the trans panic | HeraldScotland

Trans people are people. We have jobs, lives, families, hopes, dreams and aspirations just like everyone else. We have often been subject to misrepresentation, discrimination and prejudice in certain sections of the media, but recently these attacks have intensified and have become more public due to an important piece of proposed progressive legislative reform by the Scottish Government to the Gender Recognition Act, which was recently the subject of a public consultation... The big read: The truth about the trans panic | HeraldScotland

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