Gender Identity

The adolescent years are a crucial period of self-discovery, and understanding one’s gender identity can be a transformative yet challenging journey. We recognize the unique struggles faced by young individuals exploring their gender identity and the importance of fostering open communication within families. Here, you will find a compassionate community, empowering insights, and a comprehensive array of mental health resources designed to nurture resilience and strengthen the bonds between teens and adults on this shared path of self-discovery.

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), transgender is an umbrella terms for persons whose gender identity, gender expression or behavior does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.

For more information, read the APA article: Understanding transgender people, gender identity and gender expression.

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