Experiences of familial acceptance-rejection among transwomen of color.

  title={Experiences of familial acceptance-rejection among transwomen of color.},
  author={Juline A. Koken and David S. Bimbi and Jeffrey T Parsons},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  volume={23 6},
Because of the stigma associated with transgenderism, many transwomen (biological males who identify as female or transgender) experience rejection or abuse at the hands of their parents and primary caregivers as children and adolescents. The Parental Acceptance-Rejection (PAR) theory indicates that a child's experience of rejection may have a significant impact on their adult lives. The purpose of this study was to conduct a qualitative analysis of adult transwomen of color's experiences with… CONTINUE READING

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