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Author Myers, Kyl, author.

Title Raising them : our adventure in gender creative parenting / Kyl Myers.

Publication Info. New York : Topple Books/Little A, [2020]


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 GDL Central Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 92 Myers,K MYE    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description 229 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "'What did you have? A boy or a girl?' Kyl and Brent imagined it would be years before their child would identify with a gender. Until then... As a first-time parent, Kyl Myers had one aspect dialed in from the start: not being beholden to the boy-girl binary, disparities, or stereotypes from the day a child is born. With no wish to eliminate gender but rather gender discrimination, Kyl and her husband, Brent, ventured off on a parenting path less traveled. Raising a confident, compassionate, and self-aware person was all that mattered. In this illuminating memoir, Kyl delivers a liberating portrait of a family's choice to dismantle the long-accepted and often-harmful social construct of what it means to be assigned a gender from birth. As a sociologist, Kyl explores the science of gender and sex and the adulthood gender inequities that start in childhood. As a loving parent, Kyl shares the joy of watching an amazing child named Zoomer develop their own agency to grow happily and healthily toward their own gender identity and expression."-- Description provided by publisher.
Subject Myers, Kyl.
Transgender children -- Biography.
Transgender youth -- Biography.
Child rearing -- Biography.
Gender identity -- Psychological aspects -- Biography.
Parents of transgender children -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
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