Tey Meadow is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. Meadow is coeditor of Other, Please Specify: Queer Methods in Sociology with D'Lane Compton and Kristen Schilt.
“Trans Kids is excellent work that combines compelling narratives with extensive ethnographic descriptions of parents’ and children’s experiences.” - ForeWord
“A vital and necessary read. . . . Beyond the daring of its title, this is a book whose depth and sensitivity pull you in throughout.” - PopMatters
"Clearly, more information is urgently needed to counteract ignorance, and one hopes, accordingly, that this fine book will be enlightening.” - Booklist
“Presents an important sociological snapshot of the experiences of parents and guardians of transgender and gender nonconforming children and youth. . . . The stories of individuals' interactions with the medical industry, parent-support groups, child-protection services, and the anxiety produced in these navigations provides valuable information for social and moral analysis.” - Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy
“Meadows is a superb scholar and storyteller and, with this work, makes a critical contribution to family and gender studies. Everyone should read this book.” - CHOICE
“[A] landmark study." - Public Books
"Invites readers — and anyone genuinely interested in studying or understanding gender-nonconforming people — to ask questions that reach beyond readily available vocabulary, arguing that that's the next right, respectful thing to do.” - Bay Area Reporter