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Trans-Affirmative ParentingRaising Kids Across the Gender Spectrum$
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Elizabeth Rahilly

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781479820559

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479820559.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
Trans-Affirmative Parenting

Elizabeth Rahilly

NYU Press

The introduction provides an overview of the study and the book, including the historical and cultural developments that contextualize the research sample and related theoretical paradigms for understanding parents’ experiences. These include “feminist,” gender-neutral parenting principles; “intensive parenting” in the twenty-first century; and the LGBTQ rights movements. The introduction also examines the history of psychiatric research on gender-nonconforming children, leading up to the present-day.

Keywords:   intensive parenting, LGBTQ movements, feminist parenting

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