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(p. 349) Perspectives on Gender, Heteronormativity, Monogamy, and Marriage 

(p. 349) Perspectives on Gender, Heteronormativity, Monogamy, and Marriage

Abbie E. Goldberg

and Adam P. Romero

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date: 28 May 2020

In this chapter, the author presents her experience as the daughter of a transgender woman who transitioned when the author was a child. The author explores her experience coming to terms with her father’s gender identity, managing her own fears of stigma and harassment from others, and navigating her parents’ divorce. She also discusses her journey to becoming a family therapist and family science researcher whose work focuses on transgender individuals and family dynamics. This chapter also includes a brief overview of the author’s research with transgender parents and their children and a discussion of best practices for therapists working with these families.

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