The National Association of Social Workers and the Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund joined in partnership to improve out-of-home care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) youth. Moving the Margins: Training Curriculum for Child Welfare Services with LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care is intended to provide training on building the capacity, awareness and skills… read more »
The aim of this report is to provide preliminary data on the health impacts of parental support for trans (transgender or transsexual) youth aged 16 to 24 in Ontario.
This week, an article about a child in Edmonton made the rounds on Facebook. It was about a child called Wren, who is eleven years old. Wren was assigned female at birth and came out as a transgender boy. Wren’s confidence and strong sense of self were inspiring – but not every child in that… read more »
Many public school administrators, faculty and staff have a lot of questions when working with students who are transgender or gender non-conforming. This fact-sheet is designed to give basic information about the law as it pertains to transgender and gender non-conforming students in New York City.
Many children and youth, as well as many adults, do not fit the mould of what a “girl” or “boy” is supposed to be. They do not express their gender in stereotypical or expected ways or identify with the gender assigned to them at birth. Obviously, these children are also part of our educational system… read more »
Since 1970, Head & Hands has been committed to the physical and mental health of our community’s youth. Today, we offer a number of medical, social, and legal services including: Information and referrals Medical clinics and special HIV testing clinics The Sense Project sex education program Legal assistance, accompaniment, and lawyer consultations Social counseling with… read more »
Waawaate is an award-winning actor and playwright who identifies as two-spirited. In 2009, his production of “Agokwe” — a one-man play which he wrote and starred in — won six Dora Awards. He is also a choreographer, dancer and producer. A proud Anishnaabe from Grassy Narrows First Nation, he is a graduate and winner of… read more »
This site provides a list of children’s books that parents can use to help explain to their children how they were conceived since children in gay families are often conceived through assisted reproductive technologies (ART). The site aims to be as inclusive as possible of all cultures and languages and includes books for parents in… read more »
Reserve your room at one of the hotels (Hampton Inn is where most of the kids hang out!) opening for reservations on Feb.1 2014. Now in its thirteenth year, PTHC proudly offers a space for Trans* people and our allies, families, and providers to come together to re-envision what health means for Trans* people.… read more »
The LGBTQ Youth Centre serves Montreal’s West Island by providing a safe and welcoming environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people can come to hang out, meet, talk, get to know each other, ask questions and understand themselves better. We engage frequently in group activities, run workshops and host local programs for… read more »