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Gender Non-Conformity Increases Kids' Risk of Abuse

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USA Today
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February 22, 2012

According to a study of nearly 9,000 young adults published Monday in Pediatrics, one in ten kids display gender non-conformity before age 11 and, on average, are more likely to experience physical, psychological and sexual abuse and experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by early adulthood.