Parents often dream about who their children will grow up to be, but sometimes the answer isn’t at all what they had planned. Rob & Shannon Cox are one example. Their 8-year-old daughter, Aya, was born Aiden. “There wasn’t that light bulb moment, we didn’t really say, ‘Oh, we have a transgendered child here,’” Rob… read more »
We are a Kingston Ontario, community based, support association for transgender people and their family members, friends and allies. We welcome transgender people of any age, with or without supporting family members; and family members with or without their transgender spouse, child or sibling. We have bi-monthly social meetings. Individual members are available for one-on-one… read more »
Gender Talk Saskatchewan on CJTR in Regina, every Friday morning at 11:00am (Saskatchewan Time). Tune in: 91.3FM in Regina Stream online @ www.cjtr.ca/listen-live Channel 806 on SaskTel Max Channel 341 on Access Communications Digital Service Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenderTalkSask
A webinar by Lorrain Gale (Children’s Aid Society of Toronto), Jordan Zaitzow (Rainbow Health Ontario), and Jake Pyne (Trans PULSE) that raises awareness of the experiences of trans youth in child welfare, how biases in child welfare services affect trans youth, and how to provide affirming child welfare services.
Alwaan is an online network for Arab lesbians, gay men, bisexual men and women, trans persons and those who are interested in building bridges with the LGBT Arab community.
The name “Meem” is derived from the Arabic letter “m” which stands for “majmouaat mou’azara lil-mar’a al-mithliya” (a support group for lesbian women). In Arabic, the letter looks like this: ? The letter “meem” as an initial for the word “lesbian” (mithliya) and the word “transgender” (mutahawila) also symbolizes the anonymity of lesbians and transgenders… read more »
“Bint el Nas” is an Arabic phrase that literally translates to “Daughter of the People”. It is used in Arab culture to describe a girl or woman of good standing. We use it to emphasize our link to our cultures, as well as the complicated expectations and sentiments that our communities often have toward us.… read more »
International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association
Camp Eclipse: OUT in the Woods takes a strength based, harm-reduction, and solution focused approach to the issues faced by lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender (LBGT) youth. Camp is open to any interested youth, between the ages of 16 and 24, from across the province, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Camp builds upon the… read more »
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 »