Ethical Concerns Related to Treating Gender Nonconformity in Childhood and Adolescence: Lessons from the Family Court of Australia
46 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Date Written: 2005
Examines the decision of an Australian family court on gender identity disorder (GID) in children and adolescents. Real-life difficulties of young GID sufferers; Decision of the U.S. concerning the legal rights of transgendered individuals; Recommendation of less judicial involvement in deciding whether and how to treat minors with GID.
Keywords: GENDER identity disorders, GID, Transgender, Children, Adolescence, Medical Treatment
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