Stopping transphobia before it starts by teaching children about gender identity. The You Inside project, a project from Gender Creative Kids Canada, has the mission to educate people around the world about gender identity issues. Sam is an essential tool designed to help children understand what it means to grow up as a transgender child.… read more »
Tiring of gender stereotypes in children’s decor I, along with the help of some empowered and talented women, created a line of non-conforming throw pillows. These inspiring images include boys dancing and girls flying to the moon or celebrating a soccer win. I hope they inspire the founders of this website too!:)
Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book offers information, quizzes, comics and true-to-life scenarios to help kids better understand gender identity and determine what they can do to identify and counter… read more »
This is a novel written for 9-12 year olds. The protagonist is George, a 4th grader who thinks of himself as Melissa. Our family just discovered this book last month. Our child enjoyed it very much and we read it too. This is a good book for a transgender child or any child who wants… read more »
Out in Schools is an award winning organization using film and media presentations to bring awareness and education to LGBTQ+ issues throughout the province of British Columbia.
A beautiful photo spread of the family of a young transgender child, accompanied by her mother’s description of the family’s joy in supporting their child. “Sometimes it’s the ordinary moments that are the most extraordinary. Last week I travelled to Washington, D.C. and spent a rainy afternoon with Vanessa, JR, Ronnie, and Ellie. Their home… read more »
I am reaching out to journalists, educators and parents. After reading and tweeting several stories on bullying, autism and gender roles, I was guided to your site and thought you would be interested in my story. My children’s book Made by Raffi is out and I am very proud of the attention and reviews, but… read more »
We are fortunate that Canada is as accepting as it is, even if we know we could still be better. Other countries are not always as accepting, and thus if you plan on travelling abroad, the information on the Government of Canada website may be relevant. Click here for the Government of Canada website’s guide… read more »
SextEd is a free, anonymous, non-judgmental, and inclusive way to get answers to any questions about sex and relationships and learn about community supports and medical services in Montreal. Text a question to 514-700-0445 or search past answers on the website to get an answer without assumptions on gender, bodies, or sexual orientation.