Transgender Children Development Consistent with Current Gender, Not Sex Assigned at...
Transgender children show strong identification and preferences stereotypically associated with their current gender identities, not their sex assigned at birth.
Gender Affirming Interventions Reduce Mental Health Issues, Study Suggests
Transgender individuals who underwent gender-affirming surgeries demonstrated significant reductions in mental health concerns.
Discrimination Leads to Mental Distress for Gender Diverse People
Researchers seek to identify adaptive coping responses to discrimination for the transgender and gender diverse community.
Non-Gender Affirmative Treatment Detrimental to Mental Health
Gender identity conversion efforts impact psychological distress and lifetime suicidality in transgender people.
Chosen Name Use in Transgender Youth Linked to Reduced Depression and...
The ability of transgender youth to use their chosen name is connected to reduced depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts/behaviors.
Study Confirms Higher Suicide Risk for Sexual Minority Adolescents
Researchers report that sexual minority adolescents have considered, planned, and attempted suicide substantially more than their heterosexual peers.
What Transgender Actors can Teach Medical Residents
A new training program teaches medical residents how to provide appropriate care and services to transgender clients.
Pro-LGBT Policies Reduce Teen Suicide
A study demonstrates a 7% reduction in suicide attempts for teens in states that had legalized same-sex marriage.
Critics Push WHO to Remove Transgender from List of Mental Illnesses
The World Health Organization (WHO) currently lists being transgender as a medical condition and mental illness. Critics argue that the world’s leading health organization...