Some Children Are Transgender – 5 Explanations for Why That’s Perfectly Okay

Is it okay for children to come out as transgender?

The media tends to sensationalize stories about kids coming out as trans, so it’s possible that you’ve been misled to believe this shouldn’t be happening.

Does coming out as trans mean these kids are taking damaging hormones? What if it’s just a phase?

Here’s Riley J. Dennis to bust some of the myths that might make you think it’s not okay for children to come out as transgender – and to share the facts that prove how we should be supporting trans children instead.

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The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Riley J. Dennis is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s a polyamorous, atheist, gender non-binary trans woman with a passion for fiction writing, feminism, and technology. She got her BA from Whittier College in 2015 doing a self-designed major called Writing Worlds, a mixture of creative writing and anthropology, focused on realistic fictional world building. Find her on her YouTube channel, Twitter @RileyJayDennis, or her website, RileyJayDennis.com.