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21 December 2012

Some Events of the Year 2012: Part 4–Spouses, Family, Kids

Part 1: Organizations, Equal marriage.
Part 2: Other Legislation.
Part 3: Persons.
Part 4: Spouses, Family, Kids.
Part 5: Political, Celebrities, Sports, Festivals.
Part 6: Schools, Universities & Colleges, Imprisonment,Nemeses, Internet.
Part 7: Doctors & Sexologists, Medicine, Genetics, Obituaries.
Part 11: Bookshops, Archives, Books.

Spouses and Family


(Again we have several female spouses and lovers of trans men and trans women. But where are the male spouses and lovers?)

Jayne Watson and her wife renewed their vows.

Marco & Sadie
"Transgender Families: When My Husband Became a Woman". The Dr Oz Show, March 29, 2012.

Trans & Intersex Kids


Amber, 12, on puberty blockers.

Danann Tyler is in the documentary Trans.

Drew-Ashlyn Cunningham, of My Transsexual Summer, spoke at Kingston University, London, in favour of puberty blockers.

13-year-old Franziska was born with ambiguous genitals, XY but made a girl.

Livvy, Worcester. Her mother organized a petition to send to the Press Association re avoiding terms which leave emotional scars.

Mary Moss, Glen Falls, New York, mother of a trans son, spoke at her local TDOR.

Mason Pierce, California, in transitions.

Riley, 15 Sydney.

Tyler, "Transgender at 5". The Washington Post, May 19, 2012.

Zach Avery, 5, diagnosed by Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, her primary school was praised by Ofsted for how it handled her case.

A mother talks about her intersex child: "My child is boy and girl."
"Transgender Kids". Parenting,, 20120124.

"Becoming Me". In the Life, 31 Mar 2012. Full Episode. Newsarticle.

"Transgender childhood". Dateline NBC, July 8th 2012. Website.
  • Rachel Pepper (ed). Transitions of the Heart: Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children. Berkeley, CA: Cleis Press, 2012.

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