Transgender Children’s Books Fill a Void and Break a Taboo – NYTimes.com

Transgender Children’s Books Fill a Void and Break a Taboo – NYTimes.com:

“Sam Martin was browsing in a Boston record store 23 years ago when an unusual photography book caught his eye. Mr. Martin flipped through its pages, which featured portraits and interviews with women who had become men, and started to cry.”

 

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2 thoughts on “Transgender Children’s Books Fill a Void and Break a Taboo – NYTimes.com

  1. An inspiring article, and the end was particularly touching (and hopeful):

    “Carolyn Mackler, a young-adult novelist who lives in Manhattan, gave a copy of “George” to her 10-year-old son to read. She told him that it was about a transgender child and explained what that meant. After he read it, she asked him what he thought.

    “I said, ‘If you met George, would you be friends with him?’ ” she recalled. “And he said, ‘Mom, it’s her, and I would be friends with her if she was nice.’ ””

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