Gender Creative Kids

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Warner’s story – CTV OTTAWA
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Joanne Schnurr, CTV Ottawa Published Monday, June 2, 2014 2:36PM EDT Last Updated Monday, June 2, 2014 5:10PM EDT An Ottawa-area family is sharing their remarkable story tonight about their little boy, who knows in his heart he’s a girl. It’s called “gender non-conforming” or “gender creative” and long before his parents understood what that… read more »

Gender Creative Kids Canada will be at Trans Pride Montreal!

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Come and join us on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Comité Social Centre Sud (1710 Beaudry Street, Montreal) – Free Parking!!

At 10:45, Gender Creative Kids Canada will be presenting a key note:  Representatives will be explaining the organization, its mission, its activities and future projects. Testimonies will illustrate the challenges and realities faced by parents and children in the creative “gender” and trans youth. The presentation will be followed by a discussion with the audience and will be hosted by members (parents and children) of the organization.

**Simultaneous translation available (English-to-French and French-to-English) **

Gender Creative Kids Canada will also have a table – where you will be able to meet other parents and kids all day long.  Come and visit us on Trans Pride Day!!

Info: info@gendercreativekids.ca

Ottawa: PARENT SUPPORT GROUP for parents of gender creative kids,teens,young adults

First Tuesday of every month! Do you have a child or youth who is gender creative, gender independent, gender non-conforming or transgender? Are you interested in meeting with other parents? Are you looking for support, connection and resources? Family Services Ottawa and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario have collaborated to host an ongoing support… read more »

10yr old transgender child fights to have gender removed from birth certificate
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I’ve always been a girl, even when I was considered a boy,” says 10-year-old transgender child, Harriette Cunningham. “In my dreams I was never a boy.” Harriette is transgender, born a boy but identifies as a girl. About a year ago, Harriette fully transitioned, legally changing her name from Declan, wearing only female clothes and… read more »

Taking Charge: A Handbook for Health Care and Social Service Providers Working with Trans People.
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Action Santé Travesties et Transsexuel(le)s du Québec (ASTTeQ) has recently launched its trans health guidebook for health care and social service providers, called Taking Charge. It was created as a tool to educate a wide spectrum of health care and social service providers, ranging from social workers, lawyers, family doctors, endocrinologists, mental health professionals, nurses,… read more »

Breakthrough Ruling in Favor of Transgender Student
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Today, Maine’s highest court ruled that denying a transgender girl the use of the girls’ restroom at her school violated her rights under Maine’s Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination against transgender people. The decision in GLAD’s lawsuit Doe v. Clenchy marks the first time a state court has ruled that transgender students must be… read more »

Transfigurations – Photodocumentary by Jana Marcus
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Click the link to see the power point presentation of the photodocumentary. This slide show is a partial selection of photos and text from the exhibit. Some text as been shortened to accommodate this medium.   Artist’s Statement   Transfigurations aims to illuminate who transgender people are, a subject which the mainstream culture has often… read more »