Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?: A Guide For...

Item Information
Item#: 9781785921056
Author Atkinson, C. J.
Cover Paperback
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Meet Kit - a 12 year old undergoing medical transition - as he talks about gender and the different ways it can be explored. He explains what it is like to transition and how his friends, family and teachers can help through talking, listening and being proactive.With illustrations throughout, this is an ideal way to start conversations about gender diversity in the classroom or at home and suitable for those working in professional services and settings. The book also includes a useful list of recommended reading, organisations and websites for further information and support.

Short Description
Kit, a 12 year old who identifies as a boy, explains all about gender variance, the experience of medical transition and how his family, friends and school can support him. This illustrated introduction to gender diversity will be a helpful guide and discussion starter for children 11+, as well as for older readers.

Table of Contents
1. Introducing Kit. 2. Gender Identity. 3. Sexual Orientation. 4. Transitioning. 5. Gender Expression. 6. Gender Dysphoria & Euphoria. 7. Gender Identity Clinics. 8. Language. 9. The Equality Act (2010). 10. School. 11. Misgendering. 12. Being Kit. How Other People Can Help. Further Guidance & Support Groups.