Transgender children show strong identification and preferences stereotypically associated with their current gender identities, not their sex assigned at birth.
Transgender individuals who underwent gender-affirming surgeries demonstrated significant reductions in mental health concerns.
Researchers seek to identify adaptive coping responses to discrimination for the transgender and gender diverse community.
Gender identity conversion efforts impact psychological distress and lifetime suicidality in transgender people.
The ability of transgender youth to use their chosen name is connected to reduced depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts/behaviors.
Researchers report that sexual minority adolescents have considered, planned, and attempted suicide substantially more than their heterosexual peers.
A new training program teaches medical residents how to provide appropriate care and services to transgender clients.
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...