Entries by B.J. Epstein from 02/2012

Dreaming of Dresses: Transgender Books for Children

| Posted 02.15.2012 | Books

I am unfortunately aware of no texts about transgender characters for readers between 5 and 12 or so. However, there are a couple of picture books, which at least can be used with children up until the age of 5 or 6, regardless of whether they are themselves trans or know any trans people.

Accosting Boys in Showers: LGBTQ Athletes and Homophobia

| Posted 02.24.2012 | Sports

As long as gay athletes are scared to come out, because they worry about what their teammates and fans might think or even because they fear for their safety and their future, society will not recognize that it is possible to be both gay and sporty.