My Trans Parent
A User Guide For When Your Parent Transitions
A guide for teens to support them through their transgender parent or relative's transition.
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, coming out, or not, the many ways to transition both inside and out, and much, much more, you’ll see how other people have handled these experiences. From definitions to names and pronouns, you’ll find all you need to support yourself and your family through the transition and beyond.
With real-life stories from people whose parents have also transitioned, and tips and advice throughout, this essential book will be your companion every step of the way and shows that there are others just like you.
Heather Bryant is an award-winning writer based in New York. She grew up with a transgender parent and has spoken widely at conferences about her family. An ambassador for the "People with Transgender Parents" community with COLAGE, she runs workshops and facilitates discussions for trans families and allies.
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