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 My Trans Parent

My Trans Parent

A User Guide for When Your Parent Transitions

Heather Bryant

Quick Overview

When a parent transitions, the whole family transitions. Providing tips and advice, information on gender identity and transitioning, and a wealth of real-life stories, this book will guide you through your relative's transition, and your own.
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Paperback / softback
2020, 8.98in x 5.98in / 228mm x 152mm, 304pp
ISBN: 9781787751224
2020, ePUB
ISBN: 9781787751231
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"A heartfelt manual for those seeking to understand their transgender parent." - Kirkus

Maybe you just found out your mom, or your dad, is transgender, or maybe you've known for a while. But now what?

This guide covers everything you need to know. With chapters on navigating the changes in your family, finding community, going through the transition as a family, and much, much more, you'll see how other people have handled these experiences, and learn how you can too. From definitions to names and pronouns, you'll find all you need to support yourself and your family through the transition and beyond.

Including real-life stories from people whose parents have also transitioned, and practical advice throughout, this essential book will be your companion every step of the way.


'A heartfelt manual for those seeking to understand their transgender parent.'
- Kirkus

'Heather Bryant is the wiser older sister that children of all ages need when their parent transitions. Filled with practical advice and personal stories, My Trans Parent reassures, nurtures, and inspires, providing space and permission to process any and all feelings you may experience.'
- Lara Lillibridge, author of Girlish: Growing Up in a Lesbian Home

'Growing up with queer moms I longed for a 'how to' book like this. Instead of asking and answering the basic questions all queerspawn have been asked about bullying, sexual/gender identity, and the general 'did you turn out okay?,' Heather Bryant delves into the messy feelings, complicated joys and unanswerable questions that only someone raised by a trans parent can access.'
- Sadie Epstein-Fine, editor/author of Spawning Generations: Rants and Reflections on Growing Up with LGBTQ+ Parents


By (author): Heather Bryant