Families In TRANSition: A Resource Guide for Parents of Trans Youth is the first comprehensive Canadian publication to address the needs of parents and families supporting their trans children. Families in TRANSition summarizes the experiences, strategies, and successes of a working group of community consultants – researchers, counsellors, parents, advocates as well as trans youth… read more »
This research-based presentation, Trans-Kids-Beyond-the-Myths-2016, is designed to dispel some of the most common myths about transgender and gender diverse children. It was designed with the support of Gender Creative Kids Canada, the Trans Needs Committee at Memorial University, and the national peer support group, Canadian Parents of Gender Creative Kids / Parents d’enfants transgenres Canada. This… read more »
CampOUT! An amazing summer camping experience for BC’s queer, trans and allied youth aged 14-21. An opportunity to become leaders for social change and make friends, access resources, engage in imaginative, critical, and innovative workshops as well as traditional camp activities like canoeing, campfires, and arts and crafts.
An Introduction to Lower-income,Sex-working and Street-involved Transgendered, Transsexual & Two-Spirit Service Users in Toronto Introduction Welcome to Trans Programming at The 519.Our trans programme is a multiservice programme that is primarily for lower income and/or street active transsexuals,transgendered and Two-Sprit identified people.(TS/TG/2-S).Here we do all sorts of things as a service for the TS/TG/2-S… read more »
Action Santé Travesties et Transsexuel(le)s du Québec (ASTTeQ) has recently launched its trans health guidebook for health care and social service providers, called Taking Charge. It was created as a tool to educate a wide spectrum of health care and social service providers, ranging from social workers, lawyers, family doctors, endocrinologists, mental health professionals, nurses,… read more »
From TransActive at www.transactiveonline.org Health Outcomes Subcommittee. Overview: Transgender i people who are visually gender nonconforming1 are at heightened risk of negative psychological outcomes. Statistically, they are also disproportionately victimized by transphobic discrimination and violence2. A primary contributing factor in this visual nonconformity, (assuming it is not an intentional form of self-expression) are natal pubertal… read more »
Tools to Support LGBTQ Youth in Care – 10/07/2013 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people are in America’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems in disproportionate numbers. Like all young people in care, they have the right to be safe and protected. All too often, however, they are misunderstood and mistreated, leading to an increased… read more »
Registration form for the first transgender, intersex and gender creative youth in Québec and Canada, aimed to children aged 7 to 15 years old, to be held from August 1st to August 5th. english form – camp des 6 couleurs
A Guide for Educators The fifth publication in an educational series designed for teachers, administrators, and counsellors who are seeking information and guidance on these complex and increasingly important social issues. It is intended to increase professional knowledge, understanding, and sensitivity around transgender and transsexual students whom research indicates are amongst the most at-risk groups… read more »
Families in TRANSition Guide, a comprehensive guide that provides practical and sensitive parent-to-parent and professional therapeutic advice, and tries to anticipate and address common questions and concerns, as well as normalize the varied reactions families may have. For copies of this guide, contact us.