Families In TRANSition: A Resource Guide for Parents of Trans Youth is the first comprehensive Canadian publication to address the needs of parents and families supporting their trans children. Families in TRANSition summarizes the experiences, strategies, and successes of a working group of community consultants – researchers, counsellors, parents, advocates as well as trans youth… read more »
“We [The TDSB] are committed to creating learning environments where people of all gender identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations feel empowered and supported.” TDSB Guidelines for the Accommodation of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students and Staff Gender-Based Violence Prevention The Triangle Program
L’Observatoire des transidentités (ODT) est un site indépendant d’information, de productions de savoirs et d’analyses sur les questions trans, inter et les questions de genre. Le site et la revue “Cahiers de la transidentité” ont été fondés par M.-Y. Thomas, A. Alessandrin et K. Espineira. L’ODT s’appuie sur un réseau d’acteurs-actrices de terrain, d’associations-partenaires et… read more »
I believe in self-determination – this means that I don’t decide what needs to change; instead I help my clients change the things they want to. I value diverse communities and have experience with: gender independent children, LGBT-headed households, poly families, blended families and neurodiversity including autism spectrum, ADHD, learning disabilities and Tourette syndrome. My… read more »
Here is a video about Gender Identity. A video that goes over two-spirit, intersex and transgender issues that may effect Canadians. An informative video with subtitles and close captioning. The video details how being an ally is helpful, and how to be a considerate ally.
SextEd is a free, anonymous, non-judgmental, and inclusive way to get answers to any questions about sex and relationships and learn about community supports and medical services in Montreal. Text a question to 514-700-0445 or search past answers on the website to get an answer without assumptions on gender, bodies, or sexual orientation.
An interesting article about a new awareness campaign launched in B.C. by the Vancouver Park Board.
This is a good example of a policy document that helps to illustrate the issues that transgender persons face, and how an institute, corporation or organization could legislate and then implement a policy or curriculum that would benefit transgender people by affirming their rights. Click this link to read the full document: Fenway Institute Policy… read more »
Affirm United is the organization through which United Church of Canada ministries become affirming. This organizations main website includes many potential resources for LGBT persons. Their Open Hearts document explains the process of how a ministry becomes affirming and has many resources for LGBT individuals. Click Here to open the Open Hearts .PDF document. Note:… read more »
The United Church of Canada is one of several affirming denominations in Canada. The United Church of Canada provides a transgender resource page which includes an interesting fact book which explains the various gender terms: Transgender, Intersex, Two-Spirit and many others with eloquent simplicity. Check out their resource page to find interesting stories of religious transgender individuals.