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Gender Spectrum – An American organization that provides education and training on transgender issues
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Gender Spectrum provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for children of all ages.  They provide, or arrange, consultation, training and events designed to help families, educators, professionals, and organisations understand and address the concepts of gender identity and expression. Useful to both parents and educators.

Gender Odyssey – Annual International Conference and other events
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Gender Odyssey started as an annual international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender non-conforming people.  It has since expanded to be a conference, workshop, film, reception and performance organizing institution that hosts over 70 of these such events each year. Their main event is an annual international conference as was… read more »

Counseling and Advocacy With Transgendered and Gender-Variant Persons in Schools and Families
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Nontraditional gender identity and expression have been ignored or pathologized in most school, agency, and family counseling settings. Transgender oppression is based on ignorance and fear of difference. Suggestions are given for counseling and advocacy using transgender and gender-variant persons’ strengths as a challenge to pathology-based frameworks.

Questions and Answers: Gender Identity in Schools
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This document, Questions & Answers: Gender Identity in Schools, is intended to address the most commonly asked questions regarding the gender identity of youth in school settings. The goal of this resource is to assist educators, curriculum and program planners, school administrators, policy-makers and health professionals in the creation of supportive and healthy school environments for youth struggling with issues of gender identity.