This describes the difference between sex and gender. We can be whatever gender we want to be. For instance, a person with the sex of female may feel that their gender should be male. Gender identity disorder is when one is uncomfortable with the sex they are born with, and some may undergo operations to change their sex in order for it to fit their gender.
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Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children
Amazon.com: Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children (9781615190607): Ehrensaft PhD, Diane, Menvielle MD MSHS, Edgardo: Books
Puberty Suppression Now A Choice For Teens On Medicaid In Oregon
Medicaid in Oregon now pays for medication to suppress puberty in teens who may want to change their gender. Oregon officials decided the benefits outweigh possible trade-offs of stopping puberty.
Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls
Sixteen-year-old Jace McDonald is a high school junior in El Cerrito, Calif. He was born genetically female and started identifying as male when he was 13.
Trans Teen Jazz Jennings Becomes the New Face of Clean & Clear Campaign
Jazz Jennings: teen author and LGBT activist, has been announced as the new face of the “See The Real Me” campaign by Clean and Clear....
LGBT children's books survive banning attempt in Texas library
An attempt to ban two LGBT-themed children's books from a Granbury, Texas, public library has failed, with Hood County commissioners declining to vote on the issue, WFAA-TV reports.