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Being transgender doesn’t make kids anxious or depressed. Their families do.

Out transgender kids with supportive families have no more anxiety or depression than kids who don’t identify as trans, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The findings confirm what should be obvious, given that it’s 2016: If your children identify as transgender, be supportive. The study also shatters a widely-held myth.

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