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"I Didn't Come Here to Make Trouble": Resistance Strategies Utilized by Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth in the Midwestern U.S.

Description
Explores resilience in transgender and gender diverse (TGD) youth living in rural Midwestern states. Discusses stigma, discrimination, and victimization TGD youth experience and how a strength-focused analysis shows how they cultivate strategies to resist oppression, such as navigating difficult relationships, seeking mental health support, and accessing community resources.
Author(s)
Megan S. Paceley, Jacob Goffnett, April L. Diaz, et al.
Citation
Youth, 1(1), 29-46
Date
12/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · LGBTQ+ · Mental health · Stigma