Ask A Rockstar Family Strengthening - A Perspective on Gender : Video

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JANUARY 24 2018

Family Strengthening - A Perspective on Gender

Jean Malpas
Director of the Gender and Family Project, The Ackerman Institute for the Family


What is the Gender & Family Project?

How do you work with families that are misinformed?

 

How is gender an issue when it comes to family acceptance?

How does the time it takes for a family to accept some affect them?

 

What are some helpful tips for families who want to embrace their trans youth at a very young age?

How do you work with parents who are having difficulty with hormone blockers?

 

Why is this field of work important? What would you say to other organizations?

What would you say to parents who try to mold their children’s gender?

 

Do you think a rejecting family can become an accepting family?

What are some key things to consider?

 

How do you show empathy for parents when they don’t want to use different pronouns because they think it might be a ‘phase’?


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