TRANS* & Nonbinary

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The Awesome Autistic Guide for Trans Teens

by Yenn Purkis (they/them)

and Sam Rose (they/them)

The Gender Creative Child, by Diane Ehrensaft, PhD

Calling all awesome autistic trans teens Yenn Purkis and Sam Rose want you to live your best authentic life – and this handy book will show you how.

With helpful explanations, tips and activities, plus examples of famous trans and gender divergent people on the autism spectrum, this user-friendly guide will help you to navigate the world as an awesome autistic trans teen.

Covering a huge range of topics including coming out, masking, different gender identities, changing your name, common issues trans and gender divergent people face and ways to help overcome them, building a sense of pride and much, much more, it will empower you to value yourself and thrive exactly as you are.

Yenn Purkis is autistic and non-binary and has published a range of books with JKP since 2006. They actively speak at autism conferences and have increasingly spoken and written on autism and LGBTQIA+ identities and received the ACT Volunteer of the Year award for work in autism advocacy. Yenn lives in Canberra, Australia. Sam Rose is an Autistic and non binary person. This is their first book. Sam works closely with LGBTQIA+ Autistic young people and their communities, and is studying to become an occupational therapist. They enjoy sport, gardening, and reading, and live in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia.

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