Info

Gender variance and society

Posted on

Our society considers gender variance only on the basis of the natural assumption that gender is either male and female. This has two important consequences: on  one hand, it implies that there must always be a correspondence between the biological sex, the gender felt and its expression; on the other hand, that there is only […]

Info

The OTHERS

Posted on

One of the greatest issues that parents face, once having a gender variant child is accepted by them, is to constantly be accountable to others for their child’s behaviour and of his / her choices as a parent. This can also occur within the same family, where it may happen that not all members agree […]

Info

At school

Posted on

A gender variant child in a school is not always easy to manage for teachers and the people who work there. There are several reasons why this happens: the lack of information about it, the inability to manage it in a positive  way and the moral prejudices of the professionals involved. It may therefore happen […]

Info

Social Transition

Posted on

One of the most controversial aspects of the scientific debate on gender variance and also one of the most difficult choices for parents of gender variant children concerns the so-called social transition. Choosing to allow the children to make a social transition means opting for a change that concerns the way he / she is […]

Info

The key role of the family

Posted on

One of the main points that emerges from the numerous researches made in recent years is the importance of the role of parents of  gender variant children   for their psycho-physical health and their well-being. In fact, several international studies show that those children who have been able to count on the support and acceptance […]

Info

Gender variance. What does it mean?

Posted on

Gender variance  in childhood is the most widely used expression to indicate the experience of those who do not feel comfortable in the gender assigned socially at birth on the basis of their genital organs, or who do not conform with the social rules usually appropriate to their biological sex. They are children  who live […]