Transgender Youth

As March is coming to a close, we wanted to highlight some articles and resources about the issues transgender youth face using some of the Robbins Library electronic resources. This blog post is in support of the 2017 Arlington Reads Together selection, “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family.”

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A selection from Global Issues in Context which “offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events”:

Raising a Transgender Child
New York Times, 31 Jan. 2017 in Global Issues in Context

‘I Felt Like I Belonged There’: Transgender Cub Scout Breaks Barrier
New York Times, 10 Feb. 2017  in Global Issues in Context

One in Every 137 Teenagers Would Identify as Transgender, Report Says
New York Times, 24 Feb. 2017 in Global Issues in Context

More academic articles can be found in Academic Onefile, “premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines”

7 reasons for accommodating transgender students at school”
Phi Delta Kappan, 2016

Treating transgender, gender-nonconforming youth
Clinical Psychiatry News, July 2016

Academic Onefile and Global Issues in Context are both generously funded Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Mass Library Systems with state and federal IMLS funds.



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