“We [The TDSB] are committed to creating learning environments where people of all gender identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations feel empowered and supported.” TDSB Guidelines for the Accommodation of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students and Staff Gender-Based Violence Prevention The Triangle Program
“The Board of Education (the “Board”) is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe, inclusive, equitable, and welcoming learning and working environment for all members of the school community, regardless of real or perceived sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions, which includes lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, Two-Spirit, queer, and those who are questioning (LGBTTQ+).”… read more »
Schools are increasingly being called upon to include and support transgender students. Recognizing that this can seem daunting or overwhelming, Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender in K-12 Schools offers practical guidance and field-tested tips to parents, educators, administrators, and community members on planning and supporting a transgender student through a transition at school.… read more »
L’Observatoire des transidentités (ODT) est un site indépendant d’information, de productions de savoirs et d’analyses sur les questions trans, inter et les questions de genre. Le site et la revue “Cahiers de la transidentité” ont été fondés par M.-Y. Thomas, A. Alessandrin et K. Espineira. L’ODT s’appuie sur un réseau d’acteurs-actrices de terrain, d’associations-partenaires et… 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.
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully. As such, persons who live their lives as… read more »
Bonifacio, H.J. and Rosenthal, S.M. (2015). Gender Variance and Dysphoria in Children and Adolescents. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 62: 1001–1016 KEY POINTS Gender nonconforming and transgender youth are seeking medical care at younger ages. Youth with gender variance are often marginalized and misunderstood by their health care providers. Mental health comorbidities in youth with gender dysphoria… read more »
An on-line guide for parents of non-binary transgender children and youth, from Life Outside the Binary, a resource centre for non-binary people and their allies. Click for the guide
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 »
Here is an amazingly rich website filled with transgender resources, mainly designed for people living within the U.S. but many of these resources are international, or may benefit Canadians as well. Click here to visit the website.