A Guide to Exploring Who You Are / Foreword by Diane Ehrensaft
sensitive and empowering exploration of identity and expression that both educates
--School Library Journal
The Gender Identity Workbook for Kids offers fun, age-appropriate activities
to help your child explore their identity and discover unique ways to navigate
gender expression at home, in school, and with friends.
Transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) children need validation and
support on their journey toward self-discovery. Unfortunately, due to stigma
and misinformation, these kids can be especially vulnerable to bullying, discrimination,
and even mental health issues such as anxiety or depression. The good news is
that there are steps you can take to empower your child as they explore, understand,
and affirm their gender identity. This important workbook will guide you both.
In this guide, a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in gender-nonconforming
youth offers real tools to help your child thrive in all aspects of life. You
and your child will discover a more expansive way of understanding gender; gain
insight into gender diverse thoughts, feelings, and experiences; and find engaging
activities with fun titles such as, "Apple, Oranges, and Fruit Bowls"
and "Pronoun Town" to help your child to explore their own unique
identity in a way that is age-appropriate and validating.
No child experiences gender in a vacuum, and children don't just transition--families
do. Let this workbook guide you and your child on this important journey in
Format Paperback | 152 pages Publication date
01 Apr 2018 Publisher New Harbinger Publications