While I wish I didn’t have to talk about extra or special precautions for transgender teens, it’s a topic every transgender teen needs to face. While a gay, lesbian, or bisexual teen’s identity may not be visible to those who look at them in passing, a transgender teen may not be able to (or want to) hide that they are transgender. Transphobic people may react negatively to this.
We can’t always tell who is accepting of transgender people and who may respond to transgender people with fear, dismissal, or even rage. Here are a few tips to share with your teen, to ensure they stay safe on their journey through adolescence. Read full post »