Do you really know the progress that’s been made on this front in Canada? If you don’t think you do, this article might be what you need. Dating from 1861 where the sentence for being caught performing homosexual acts was reduced from the death penalty, to ten years imprisonment, Canada has been on a slow… read more »
This archived website (No longer being updated) provides many resources for those people who may wish to conduct an academic project in regards to the transgender community. The site currently has a list of films that deal with gender related issues, a terminology list that includes all terminology that refers to LGBTQ people (the good,… read more »
E-Mental Health is a Canadian web service based in Eastern Ontario. They provide services year-round, 7 days a week. Their transgender information page is very useful and detailed. Click Here to view it. It is specifically tailored to parents and caregivers.
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.
This resource links you to the Transgender Canada forums. A place where Canadians who need to speak or learn about Transgender Issues may find answers or help others with their questions. Click Here for the Transgender Forums
This website contains an enormous amount of resources for any person in the LGBTQ/TS community. The website found here, contains many resources but it’s two focuses are on two-spirit individuals and on suicide prevention among people who are LGBTQ/TS and it has a web resource linking to over 30 studies on suicide attempt research found… read more »
Beaconsfield United Church is located in the West Island area of Montreal, Quebec. It is part of the denomination of the United Church of Canada, and as such it is an affirming church which church welcomes members of the LGBTQ community.
Here is a webpage by Welcoming Schools that gives some advice on how to support transitions in young children. Welcoming Schools offers many tools for professional and institutional development to increase awareness and help affirm gender, embrace diversity and promote anti-bullying campaigns. A potentially useful resource to any educator or education facility.
Linked here is the Washington based TransYouth project. From their about page, they describe themselves as follows: “The TransYouth Project aims to help scientists, educators, parents, and children better understand the varieties of human gender development.” Any interested in performing research in this area may find their website useful.
Affirm United is the organization through which United Church of Canada ministries become affirming. This organizations main website includes many potential resources for LGBT persons. Their Open Hearts document explains the process of how a ministry becomes affirming and has many resources for LGBT individuals. Click Here to open the Open Hearts .PDF document. Note:… read more »