Suggested Reading For Adults

The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals 

By: Stephanie A. Brill, and Rachel Pepper

This is an excellent guidebook for families and educators about how best to help a transgender child. This easy to comprehend book guides parents through every stage of the gender variant child's life, from birth to early adulthood. This wonderful guide covers questions of understanding gender variance as a parent, answers medical questions, and provides the legal advice parents and families should be aware of. All based on years of extensive research and advice from experts in the field. 


Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents 

By: Irwin Krieger

Another excellent tool for parents of transgender children. This guidebook caters specifically to the needs of parents who have a transgender teen. The book helps parents to understand what the transgender teen experiences and feels during adolescence. The author Irwin Krieger is a long time clinical social worker with years of experience working with transgender youth, providing an excellent professional opinion that is easy to comprehend. 


Transgender Family Law: A Guide to Effective Advocacy 

By: Jennifer L. Levi

This book is the first to address the unique legal issues that transgender people experience around family law. It provides parents, educators, and practitioners with the tools to understand the rights of their transgender client, and how to be a good advocate to them.