LGBT Youth and Family Recognition

LGBT Youth and Family Recognition

Sabra L. Katz-Wise

A Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115

C Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Healthcare Class, Boston, MA

Margaret Rosario

E Department of Psychology, City University of the latest York–City university and Graduate Center, 160 Convent Avenue, ny, NY 10031

Michael Tsappis

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A Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115

B Division of Psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115

D Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Health Class, Boston, MA

Overview

In this essay, we address theories of attachment and acceptance that is parental rejection, and their implications for lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youths’ identity and health. We offer two medical instances to illustrate the entire process of family members acceptance of the transgender youth and a sex nonconforming youth who ended up being neither an intimate minority nor transgender. Clinical implications of household rejection and acceptance of LGBT youth are talked about. […]