In this lesson, Dr Julie Harren Hamilton discusses gender identity development and confusion, evidencing both studies and development theories to disprove the ‘born this way’ and ‘watchful waiting’ ideologies, whilst giving some possible prevention measures for parents.
Proposed Learning Objectives
- Use some research to prove how transitioning doesn't help mental health
- Describe the developmental theory of gender identity
- List some ways that parents can ensure their children grow up firm in their gender identity