My Child Told Me They're Trans...What Do I Do?
A Q&A Guide for Parents of Trans Children
'My child just came out to me as trans: What should I do?'
If you are a parent looking for an answer to this question, you have come to the right place. Gathering together practical advice and personal experiences from a range of parents, activists and experts, this FAQ book provides answers to the most common questions you will have as a parent of a transgender child.
What if they change their minds?
How do I make sure my child is safe at school?
How do we tell our other children?
Sharing their experiences of how they navigated their child's transition to raise a happy and healthy child, the parents in this book will give you the tools you need to support your trans child to thrive, while the experts provide a research-based perspective on supporting trans youth. With answers to everything you need to know - from social transition, mental health and medical care, through to schools, faith and your personal feelings as a parent - this is the ultimate resource for any family with a trans child.
About this Author
Brynn Tannehill is a leading trans author and essayist, and has written for The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Bilerico, Slate, Salon, USA Today, The Advocate, LGBTQ Nation, The Los Angeles Blade, DAME Magazine, and The New Civil Rights Movement. They have previously published Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trans But Were Afraid to Ask.
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