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Growing Up Trans

2019-06-25 18:00:00 2019-06-25 19:30:00 America/Chicago Growing Up Trans A 90 minute documentary about transgender children told from the perspective of parents, doctors, and eight transgender children raging from ages 9-19. (c. 2015) Griffith-Calumet Twp

Tuesday, June 25
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-25 18:00:00 2019-06-25 19:30:00 America/Chicago Growing Up Trans A 90 minute documentary about transgender children told from the perspective of parents, doctors, and eight transgender children raging from ages 9-19. (c. 2015) Griffith-Calumet Twp

Griffith-Calumet Twp

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A 90 minute documentary about transgender children told from the perspective of parents, doctors, and eight transgender children raging from ages 9-19. (c. 2015)

Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. But today, many children are transitioning, too - with new medical options, and at younger and younger ages. Growing Up Trans takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey inside this new frontier - where it's now possible for kids who feel they were born in the wrong body to never have to go through the puberty of their biological sex. 

Told from the perspective of parents, doctors, and, most revealing of all, eight transgender kids themselves, ranging in ages from 9 to 19, FRONTLINE takes a powerful look at this new generation, exploring the medical possibilities, struggles, and choices transgender kids and their families face today. With extraordinary access to the gender program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, filmmakers Miri Navasky and Karen O'Connor examine the complicated and often controversial treatments now available to gender non-conforming and transgender kids, and explore the deeply personal emotional issues many parents and families face.

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The Griffith-Calumet Township Branch is a warm, beautiful and spacious library that welcomes everyone. Our staff offers assistance and resources that will enable you to reach your goals—large or small. Streaming, electronic and print materials, instruction, classes and events are available for your enjoyment, education and information. Our public computers offer everything including the internet, major databases, job & career resources, and much more. Use our quiet study room for extra solitude or settle into a window seat for some cozy reading. WiFi is available. We're happy to help and welcome your visit!

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