Transgender Resources

If you are interested in learning more about the transgender issue, particularly how it affects school-aged children, here are some resources we have compiled for you. Inclusion on this list does mean that CEAI endorses everything contained within.

(Please report any suggested additions, removals, or broken links to info@ceai.org.)
Teachers of Vision Magazine Featured Article

Gender Pronouns: Navigating a Difficult Landscape

Written By David Schmus, CEAI Executive Director

How can educators extend courageous, compassionate, and contagious love to transgender students?

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Organizations/Websites

Gender Confusion and Transgender Identity

American College of Pediatricians

Focus on the Family Trangender Resources

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The Kelsey Coalition

a non-partisan, volunteer-run organization with a mission to protect young people who identify as transgender from medical and psychological harms

Sexchangeregret.com

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Biblical or worldview-based resources

Love Thy Body

Nancy Pearcy, Baker Books, 2018

When Harry Became Sally

Ryan T. Anderson, Encounter Books, 2018

What Is the Worldview Behind the Transgender Movement?

Sean McDowell, Feb 19, 2019

Christians and the Transgender Question

Interview with Preston Sprinkle, Sean McDowell and Scott Rae, Think Biblically, Biola University, Jun 21, 2018

How the Transgender Narrative Perpetuates Stereotypes

Nancy Pearcy, Christianity Today, Feb 20, 2018

A Christian Case for Transgenderism?

Andrew T. Walker, The Gospel Coalition, Mar 28, 2018

Transgenderism: A State-Sponsored Religion?

Andre Van Mol, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Jan 24, 2018

Personal stories/testimonials

Sounding the Alarm

Many transgender persons regret what they did to their bodies and souls, and some are pleading that others not repeat their mistake, Sophia Lee, World, Mar 30, 2017

Walt’s story

Walt Heyer is a man again, and he has a manly purpose: protect the vulnerable from the transgender movement, Sophia Lee, World, Mar 30, 2017

I Spent a Year as a Trans Man. Doctors Failed Me at Every Turn

Daily Signal, Oct 7, 2019

The Cult of Transgenderism: My Brother’s Crisis of Identity in an America Gone Mad

Part 1 of 6, Anonymous, Family Research Council, Nov 12, 2019

Scientific, medical, or therapeutic resources

Correction: Transgender Surgery Provides No Mental Health Benefit

Andre Van Mol, Michael K. Laidlaw, Miriam Grossman and Paul Mchugh, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Sep 13, 2020

“New Data Show ‘Gender-Affirming’ Surgery Doesn’t Really Improve Mental Health. So Why Are the Study’s Authors Saying It Does?”

Mark Regenerus, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Nov 13, 2019

Suffer the Children

Some say the growing rush to label children ‘transgender’ promotes physician-approved child abuse. But speaking out against the practice provokes ire. Who will defend the vulnerable?, Jamie Dean, World, Mar 28, 2017

Gender Dysphoria in Children: Understanding the Science and Medicine

Panel Discussion at The Heritage Foundation, Oct 11, 2017

Pediatrician on How Transgender Propaganda Harms Children

Michelle Cretella, The Daily Signal, Jun 6, 2019

Drug used to halt puberty in children may cause lasting health problems

Christina Jewett, STAT, Feb 2, 2017

NHS removes trans guidance claim that puberty blockers are ‘fully reversible’

Brandon Showalter, The Christian Post, Jun 6, 2020

Pressure to conform

LGBT activists are dialing up the heat on parents and researchers who question transgender dogma, while peer influence may be leading some teens into life-changing hormone treatments, Jamie Dean, World, Jan 30 2019

Gender Dysphoria and Children: An Endocrinologist’s Evaluation of I am Jazz

Michael K. Laidlaw, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Apr 5, 2018

Public Policy/Legal resources

Supreme Court Imperils Parents’ Right to Pass Their Values on to Children

Melissa Moschella, The Daily Signal, Jul 29, 2020

Preferred Pronouns or Prison

Abigail Shrier, Prager University, Apr 15, 2019

DOE letter to Family Policy Alliance re: the Bostock Supreme Court ruling and its applicability to schools.

US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Sep 1, 2020

Girls’/Women’s sports

What a Professor of Sports Physiology Has to Say About Men Competing in Women’s Sports

Ryan Everson, Alliance Defending Freedom, Jan 17, 2020

Why Female Athletes in Idaho Are Standing up to the ACLU in Defense of a State Law

Ryan Everson, Alliance Defending Freedom, May 26, 2020

Alanna Smith was forced to compete against boys in HS track

Alliance Defending Freedom, Sep 30, 2019

Gender Identity: Why All the Confusion?

Ashley McGuire, Prager University, Oct 2, 2017

Should Trans Women Compete with Women

Prager University, Dec 16, 2018