Found here is a research article which speaks to the results of a small study about how transgender kids show gender identity. Inside it eludes to a call for more intense and longitudinal studies and speaks of one that the Association for Psychological Science (A.P.S.) will be conducting over the next decade. Now is the… 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 »
CampOUT! An amazing summer camping experience for BC’s queer, trans and allied youth aged 14-21. An opportunity to become leaders for social change and make friends, access resources, engage in imaginative, critical, and innovative workshops as well as traditional camp activities like canoeing, campfires, and arts and crafts.
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 »
A moving 3 minute poem by Ethan Smith. A transgender Female to Male using spoken word poetry to touch upon the feelings they have about the girl they used to be and what that means to them. A highly emotional poem that takes you from the depths and back up to the hopeful future for… read more »
Found here is an article about the struggles of a Native in reclaiming their cultural heritage in the form of the Two Spirit identity. Hopefully with more stories like this, a deeper understanding of both the struggles of the Natives to reclaim their cultural heritage and of Natives who identify as two-spirited to find solace… read more »
Isabella Bunny Bennett is a transgender artist and musician based in California. Isabella is keeping a transition Vlog which can be found through their Youtube Channel! In the band Steam Powered Giraffe, Isabella takes on the character “Rabbit”, in the automaton themed band. (Website here: Steam Powered Giraffe). An interesting part of Isabella’s character, is… 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.