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.
This news article by the Toronto Star published on May 21st, 2011 was the original news article about Kathy Witterick and David Stoker and their baby Storm. The article, entitled: “Parents Keep Child’s Gender Secret”, goes into detail about the Kathy and David’s decision to maintain a gender neutral environment for their baby, Storm. This… read more »
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 »
Here is a video about Gender Identity. A video that goes over two-spirit, intersex and transgender issues that may effect Canadians. An informative video with subtitles and close captioning. The video details how being an ally is helpful, and how to be a considerate ally.
An interview with an Uganda LGBT rights activist Pepe Julian Oziema. While John Oliver and his show Last Week Tonight are a comedy show, it takes on serious topics. This is part two of the interview, which is the more serious of the two parts as it was a web exclusive. A serious look into… read more »
We are fortunate that Canada is as accepting as it is, even if we know we could still be better. Other countries are not always as accepting, and thus if you plan on travelling abroad, the information on the Government of Canada website may be relevant. Click here for the Government of Canada website’s guide… 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 »