Objects of Curiosity: Transgender College Students' Perceptions of the Reactions of Others

@article{Pusch2005ObjectsOC,
  title={Objects of Curiosity: Transgender College Students' Perceptions of the Reactions of Others},
  author={R. S. Pusch},
  journal={Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education},
  year={2005},
  volume={3},
  pages={45 - 61}
}
  • R. S. Pusch
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education
  • ABSTRACT Increasing numbers of youth are beginning to come out and transition while in college. This qualitative study examines the perspectives of male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male (FTM) transgender students as they reflect upon the reactions of family and friends. While friends tended to be supportive, parents often had a negative reaction to their children coming out as transgender and sought to dissuade the students from transitioning. The study participants who were pre-transition… CONTINUE READING
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