A growing group of young adults are identifying as genderfluid and are using hormone therapy and surgery to create more gender neutral bodies.
Teenagers need a parent’s permission for any transgender medical treatment before the age of 18. But how do parents know if their children are ready to make a permanent gender change?
On the first day of his sophomore year at Boston Arts Academy, Nate, 16, came out to his teachers and classmates. He says so far it was the most difficult day of his transition from living as a girl to living as a boy.
What does gender mean to you? How do you define it? What have been your experiences with gender identity? Share your story.
As part of our series on living transgender, we're hosting a live chat to answer any questions you might have about transgender or genderqueer issues.
As part of our series on living transgender, WBUR reporter Martha Bebinger collected these answers to frequently asked questions about transgender or genderqueer issues.
We explore the challenges facing transgender teenagers through the story of 16-year-old Nate and his family.