A child without a gender challenges our preconceptions about sex

Carmichael, Polly (2017) A child without a gender challenges our preconceptions about sex. The Guardian . ISSN 0261-3077

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The Canadian health card issued to baby Searyl Atli marked with a U for gender highlights the increased need in society to recognise and accommodate diversity in gender identities and expression. Whether this U stands for unknown, undisclosed or unidentified is not clear. But a binary definition of gender and the assumptions and expectations that go along with this are problematic for those who do not feel they fit into this construct. And that binary model of gender is being challenged, with many young people conceptualising it in terms of a spectrum...Click on official URL to continue reading

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Children, Young People and Developmental Pyschology > Babies
Sex Psychology > Gender Identity
Department/People: Special Units
Depositing User: Ms Jocelyn Wade
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2017 13:40
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2017 13:40
URI: http://repository.tavistockandportman.ac.uk/id/eprint/1612

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