The United Church of Canada is one of several affirming denominations in Canada. The United Church of Canada provides a transgender resource page which includes an interesting fact book which explains the various gender terms: Transgender, Intersex, Two-Spirit and many others with eloquent simplicity. Check out their resource page to find interesting stories of religious transgender individuals.
The International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started on November 20th, 1999 in response to the murder of Rita Hester. It now serves as a day to remember all of those individuals who have lost their lives due to hatred and fear. “Although not every person represented during the Day of Remembrance self-identified as transgender… read more »
Chris Hazelton is a web comic artist and is the creator of an interesting web comic about gender identity and gender roles. The web comic is called Misfile. Misfile is an interesting web comic for gender creative youth in that it plays around with the concept of gender. The main character, Ash Upton, has been suddenly,… read more »
Sunny Drake and Associates are a Queer and Transgender art and performance group that operates in Australia, Canada and the United States. Check out Sunny’s website for an interesting look into the art and artists involved. An interesting performance artist group to say the least! Sunny Drake, also operates a Blog in which Queer, Transgender… read more »
Gender Odyssey Family is an expansion from their parent organization, Gender Odyssey. Gender Odyssey Family focuses on the needs and interests of the parents of transgender or gender-non-conforming children. They have an annual national conference that takes place over three days. The conference date for this year’s conference can be found on their website. Gender Odyssey… read more »
Qmunity is a queer resource centre based in British Columbia and acts as a resource hub for B.C. based resources for the LGBTQ community. The Youth section of their website offers drop-ins, weekly events and leadership training for any and all members of the community including transgender and two-spirit individuals. If you live in B.C.… read more »
Spectrum Documentary is a film that is being created between January 2015 and January 2016. If you wish to help them out by contacting them and talking about your own gender experiences, whatever they may be, they would greatly appreciate the help on this project. Let us open the doors to a more open, and… read more »
The Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre based in Vancouver, British Columbia, offers a wide array of services to transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Their services and resources include aid in healthcare, hormone treatment equipment, counselling and support groups and access to lawyers that are versed in the relevant legal issues including legally changing your name in… read more »
MyGSA is an outreach program run by Egale Youth Reach. Based out of Toronto they seek to provide resources and support to students, schools, parents and educators who wish to create a gay straight alliance to help LGBTQ in their institution. They provide resources such as support for Parents of Transgender children as well as more general… read more »
Linked here is a joint statement by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE-ACFTS) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) which clarifies their position on issues of social work education and social service provision with respect to gender diverse children and youth. A great resource for your own advocacy.