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October 21, 22 and 23 2020

Dissident Parenting: Care Provided by Trans* Men in Brazil and Portugal

Milena do Carmo Cunha dos Santos

This article discusses the implications that dissident parenting, represented by the care provided by trans* men, can have in the transformation of a heterosexual and cis normative family model. The reception of these experiences goes through legislative and cultural transformations in society and this analysis points to the state of the art of regulations in Brazil and Portugal in relation to the theme. A trans* care ethics, in turn, advocates the de-genericization of care practices and highlights the democratic and inclusive potential of this plurality.

Keywords: Trans men; gender identity; parenting; trans* care ethics.