Trans Survey is the largest survery of transgender people ever conducted. Irwin Krieger is a clinical social worker with many years of experience helping transgender teens. The Family Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to promote physical and mental health for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children and youth by increasing family acceptance and affirmation in the context of their cultures and faith communities. They need to remember that trans kids didn't ask to be born transgender. Work With Them. Here are some of the most common fears and concerns that even the most supportive parents have:
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The most important thing parents can do to help their transgender teen is to listen, love, and support them. Hormones and surgery are not. Ask them if there are any groups in your area for transgender teens.
How do you feel when you look at yourself in a mirror?