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How parents can support a child who comes out as trans – by conquering their own fears, following their child's lead and tolerating ambiguity

By Em Matsuno, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Palo Alto University, Palo Alto University
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Young transgender, or trans, people face high rates of anxiety, depression and suicide. These elevated mental health risks largely stem from external factors such as discrimination, victimization and – most especially – family rejection rather than from being trans.

Em Matsuno, a research fellow at Palo…


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