The Well provides peer lead support groups for queer and trans adults and youth as well as one-on-one support, advocacy, referrals and accompaniment. We deliver- for a fee- TRANS 101 and Positive Space Trainings for agencies and providers. We also offer a once monthly professionally facilitated support meeting for parents/guardians of trans/gender non-conforming children and… read more »
This week’s Maclean’s cover story looks at a small but growing number of Canadian children who are transitioning from their gender at birth based on their sexual anatomy to something else—boys to girls, girls to boys, or to a more ambiguous identity—in the way they dress and behave. Look for the full story on newsstands now,… read more »
Gender creative Kids / Enfants transgenres Canada now offers training in elementary schools. These training sessions are aimed at teachers, specialists and other staff such as child care teams.
The training, which can be expected to last about 90 minutes, aims at demystifying gender identity / gender / sexual orientation issues and discuss possible solutions to better integrate a transgender child and / or to help schools becoming more inclusive for all, regardless of gender identity / gender expression of all children.
Sam is a writer and performer who uses those skills as an ally to advance progress in the realms of LGBT equality and social justice. He tours the country speaking to college students about stereotypes, prejudice, and oppression, and writes for this site when he’s at home in Austin, TX. “I recently had the honor… read more »
Provide family, couple and individual therapy in support of Gender Independent Children and Youth. Referral to local resources and supports. Advocacy within the school system and other agencies. Education of service providers.
Wren Kauffman and his family are on a journey no one expected but that all of them have embraced. Today we bring you bring you one family’s story of love and learning and change as their eldest child lives openly as a transgender son.
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 »
Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto (SGMT) is a group of midwives who offer maternity care to clients from the City of Toronto, particularly those from the downtown area, and from the Aboriginal community. We have privileges at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. We provide midwifery care throughout pregnancy, labour, birth, and the first 6 weeks postpartum.
Lisa Feldstein Law Office is a boutique law firm in the Greater Toronto Area specializing in Family Health Law™. We provide advice to individuals and families interacting with the health care system. We draft and review various agreements, provide legal advice, and represent clients at legal tribunals. We work within our clients’ budgets and schedules… read more »