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Children and Gender

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Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss parenting through questions of gender identity.

Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss parenting through questions of gender identity.

Mariella Frostrup and a panel of experts discuss how parents can best help youngsters through the complicated subject of gender identity. What does gender identity actually mean and how soon do youngsters acquire their own sense of their gender? What should the role of parents be in cases where children want to explore different gender identities or demonstrate gender dysphoria?

Producer: Emma Kingsley.

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43 minutes

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Wed 20 Jul 2016 21:30

Professor Patrick Leman

Professor Patrick Leman is a psychologist and Dean of Education at King's College London.

Dr David Gerber

Dr David Gerber is a Consultant Psychiatrist who works with Sandyford Services in Glasgow, which includes a gender identity service.

Stephanie Davies Arai

Stephanie Davies Arai is author of the book 'Communicating With Kids.'

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Adjoa Andoh

Adjoa Andoh is an actress familiar from TV, film, theatre and radio.

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