Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Understanding LGBT Inequities in America Today, Pt. II

April 2, 2015

Transgender people are increasingly visible in the United States. Yet as more children identify and live openly as transgender, considerable concerns remain. In “How Does She Know She’s a Girl? Understanding Early Transgender Development,” University of Washington Professor Kristina Olson discusses findings from the first large-scale, national, longitudinal study of these children. She discusses transgender children’s identity development as well as how this work informs our understanding of gender development more broadly.

Dr. Kristina Olson, professor at the University of Washington Department of Psychology