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 »
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 article from the Human Rights Campaign in the U.S., interviewing Dr. Johanna Olson, an adolescent medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. Click here for article
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
Author: Audra Williams The National Post, September 11th, 2015 Everybody in dresses: Why does gender neutral clothing always mean ‘boy’ clothes for girls? Click here to read the article
http://contexts.org/articles/parent-transgender-children/ “Over the past few years, stories of transgender children celebrated by their parents have flooded the Internet. But how do these parents come to be supportive of their gender-variant kids? In a recent article in Gender and Society, Elizabeth Rahilly tries to answer that question. Her interviews reveal that instead of entering parenthood with gender-progressive ideologies, supportive parents learn… 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 »
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.