Transgender Youth

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Having a transgender friend is amazing, I have one friend and I see him as he sees himself. I was always interested in transgender because I heard about it all over the news, communities and families. The news always showed how one transgender youth always being bullied, hazed or even discriminate. Why can't they show that transgender is just as human as nontransgender people? Media play a huge role if they expect transgender people, who knows the social norm might change toward them. Not only that, but the same society might start to accept transgender people as it is. But it is not that easy, being a transgender youth is like being an alien from another planet. According to the book psyc&100 exploring psychology edition 10. Chapter 5 Sex, Gender, And Sexuality describe transgender as an umbrella term describing people whose gender identity or expression differ from that associated with their birth. The book also uses the term androgyny when mentioning transgender. Being transgender is not widely accepted in the public not only that but being a transgender youth, they not only have to face discrimination but can also encounter family excursion. According to the article Transgender Youth: Invisible and Vulnerable by Arnold H. Grossman and Anthony R. D' Augelli. The article …show more content…
Most important issues raised in transgender communities is concerned about sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. Not having enough education and not have to worry about getting pregnant; they are also thought of as sexually less inhibited because they are transgender, therefore others expect to have unprotected sexual activity, and resisting the expectation can lead to sexual abuse. Not only did they express concern about their lack of access to health care services for counseling and testing regarding sexually transmitted diseases,which might be lead to discrimination by health care proven healthcare

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