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Transgender and gender-diverse teens more visible than ever: Who they are, what they need and how to talk about sensitive issues
Please join us for an important and informative online conversation with The Conversation authors Jules Gill-Peterson and Kacie Kidd. Jules Gill-Peterson is an associate professor of history at Johns Hopkins University. She is the general co-editor of Transgender Studies Quarterly and the author of Histories of The Transgender Child (2018). She is currently working on her second book, Gender Underground: A History of Trans DIY.

Dr. Kacie Kidd, M.D., M.S., is the medical director of the pediatric Gender and Sexual Development Clinic at West Virginia University Medicine Children's. She is also an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics and Division of Adolescent Medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

The Conversation’s webinar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 4-5 pm EDT/1-2 pm PDT.

This webinar is designed to explore gender diversity in teens and answer questions for those just engaging with these issues and those seeking more information. Learn about transgender history and how it informs trends today. What are some ways we can promote health and positive development of youth who identify as transgender and gender-diverse? Where can we find general resources for parents and teens who would like to learn more about transgender and nonbinary issues? Where should they start their conversation and with whom? Please bring your questions about this important topic.

If you’d like to learn more about the issues that relate to gender-diverse youth in advance of the webinar, we encourage you to subscribe to our newsletter series Transgender Youth: https://theconversation.com/us/newsletters/transgender-youth-77/

The event is a part of our series of free webinars from The Conversation; however, a donation is welcome: https://donate.theconversation.com/us

Please sign up here if you’d like to attend, and you’ll be sent Zoom access information prior to the webinar.

Oct 21, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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