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My Gender Workbook

Kate Bornstein. Routledge, 1998

Key Elements:
This twelve chapter book contains questionnaires and quizzes to encourage the reader to question their own ideas and the personal perspective on gender. The particulars of the book are very original; among the original ideas is the 'gender- identity- power pyramid 'to help place gender in the context of other elements in our society like class, race, and economic status along with the role that these things play in shaping our identity. There is the 'perfectly gendered questionnaire' which encourages a 360 degree evaluation of gender. The book also covers related topic like spirituality, and expands on the importance of other related topics.

Chapter One: Welcome To Your Gender Workbook - a reflection on your gender ideas
Chapter Two: Solving The Gender Puzzle- the basics of sex and gender
Chapter Three: Who's On Top? - a test that reflects how perfectly gendered you may or may not be
Chapter Four: Be All That You Can Be! - living outside the laws of gender
Chapter Five: Fuck Your Gender- love, sex, desire, and gender
Chapter Six: Just Say No-looking at some of the parts that make up those ideas that police gender and what to reject
Chapter Seven: Just Say Yes- looking at some of the parts that make up those ideas that police gender and what to reject
Chapter Eight: Zen and the Art of Gender Maintenance-focuses on all of the identities that you are
Chapter Nine: The Playground-going back to childhood fun
Chapter Ten: Cautionary Interlude-reconnecting with the planet and looking at all of the self, both good and bad
Chapter Eleven: The Quiet Revolution- how to deal with the in revolution
that we are all a part of
Chapter Twelve: Okay, Now What- looking at what's next on the road to gender discovery

Medical care for gender variant children and young people: answering families’ questions


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Living a Transgender Childhood - An NBC series on a trans girl Josie Romero.

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Families Together LondonFamilies Together London is a London-based support group for the parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Many parents, families and friends find it difficult to deal with finding out a child, family member or friend is LGBT, and they are not sure how to support them. We may not have all the answers, but, between us, we have all been through these experiences. As parents we realise that our children need our support so they can lead healthy, fulfilled lives.

Proud 2 b Parents - Proud 2 b Parents is a LGBT parents group based in Greater Manchester. This group is for all LGBT parents regardless of their route to parenthood .We run monthly sessions and events throughout the year. The group is continuously growing, and we have many families attending the group. We are looking at developing our service over the next few months, so please get in contact and see what we are up to. Please contact matt on m.taylor-roberts@manchester.gov.uk or phone 01612260162.

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Resources about LGBT Parents/Children

Beyond Barries: LGBT Parent Myths

PACE Health: Understanding the Specificities of LGBT Parenting and their Implications for Support Services

New Family Social

Experiences of Children with Lesbian and Gay Parents

APA Resources on Lesbian and Gay Parenting

Stonewall: Opportunities and barriers to becoming and being lesbian or gay parents

LGBT-Parent Families

LGBT Parent Carer and Teacher Resources

Facts for Families: Children with LGBT Parents (US)

Resource List on Support of LGBT Parenting (US)

Resources for LGBT Parents

We are Family

Pink Parenting

Proud Parenting (US)

Pink Parents

Gay Families Parenting Links

Gay Dads UK

Gay Mums UK

LGF on Same Sex Parenting

NHS Choices on LGBT Parents

Natalie Gambles Associates: Parenting Solicitors

Out for Our Children

Gay Parent Mag (US)

Invisible Parents (EU)

NELFA (Network of European LGBT Families Associations)

Circle of Moms: Top 25 LGBT Parent Blogs

LGBT Parenting and the Inevitable Questions

Parenting LGBT and Questioning Kids

Gay and Lesbian Parenting Book List

LGBTQ Parenting Connection Resources

Gay and Lesbian Step Parenting

Stonewall: Families and Parenting

Black LGBT Parenting (US)

Latino LGBT Parenting (US)

LGBT Parent Carers of Disabled Children

NPR: Exposing the Hilarity of Gay Parenting

Rainbow Nannies

Parenting Groups

Rainbow Families (Brighton & Hove)

Birmingham Parents Support Group

New Road Parents (South Birmingham)

Bristol Parenting Hub

Club Mellow (London, Walthamstow)

Fertility Friends Forum

Stonewall: What's In My Area? (Category: Parenting)

Gay Parents Meetup Groups

Resources for Fertility/Adoption/Donors

Pride Angel

Gay Family Web

Birmingham City Council Adoption and Fostering Services


Surrogacy UK (LGBT friendly)

Circle Surrogacy

Fertility Friends Forum

Men Having Babies

LGBT Co-Parenting

Resource for soon-to-be Parents

L Group Families

Rainbow Families

LGBT Parenting and the Inevitable Questions

LGBT Parents Crib Sheet (US)

LGBT Co-Parenting 


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