Framework Gender norms and stereotypes are so ingrained in our society that adults are often surprised to realize how early children internalize these ideas. When young children get caught up in stereotypical notions of gender, though, it can harm their self images and the way they interact with peers. Children need opportunities to consider these… read more »
Posted on 1 March 2009 by Egale Executive Summary High school students are exposed to homophobic incidents that range from hearing “gay” used as a synonym for “stupid” or “worthless” to insulting and assaulting students because of their sexual or transgender identity or their perceived sexual or transgender identity. This report discusses the results of… read more »
Resources for Parents Delisle Youth Services’ Embracing Family program offers free, confidential, non-judgmental support workshops for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth. For more information or to register, please contact Maria Papadimitriou at (416) 482-0081 x 265 or email@example.com. Learn about the experiences of other families with the Our Stories, Our Kids online tool. Visit… read more »
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Three-year-old N.H. didn’t understand why his teachers stopped him from walking into his preschool’s bathroom with green walls with fire trucks on the wall. He liked it more than the pink girls bathroom. Plus, N.H. told them he was a boy. Yet, when his mom explained to the administrators of the Corvallis school, where tuition… read more »
An 11-year-old student has persuaded the Archdiocese of Vancouver to challenge the teachings of the church with an elementary-school policy that supports her right not to be forced to use the boys’ washroom.
Presented here is Jazz who as they say in their own words: “I was born a girl trapped in a boy’s body” This short video sees Jazz describing their feelings about being a transgender child. Social Media: Instagram- @jazztransgender Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jazztrans (Public Figure: Jazz) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jazzmergirl (Company: Purple Rainbow Tails)
Shifting attitudes towards sexual identity is making it easier for young people like Danielle Sheridan, 8, to be themselves and get the medical help they require. A new Transgender Youth Clinic set to open Oct. 11 at The Hospital for Sick Children.
Canadian Parents of Trans and Gender Creative Kids is a support group for parents of transgender, two-spirit, and gender creative children. Le groupe de Parents d’enfants transgenres Canada est un groupe d’entraide pour les parents des enfants transgenres. This group is focused on non-judgemental support and information sharing. We know that all members love and want… read more »
In Canada, some youngsters with gender dysphoria, a conflict between biological sex and gender identity, are being supported with some provinces allowing over-18s to change sex officially without undergoing gender surgery. Duration: 02:03