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Affirming Gender in Elementary School: Social Transitioning
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Here is a webpage by Welcoming Schools that gives some advice on how to support transitions in young children. Welcoming Schools offers many tools for professional and institutional development to increase awareness and help affirm gender, embrace diversity and promote anti-bullying campaigns.  A potentially useful resource to any educator or education facility.

TransYouth Project: Changing Lives through Science and Service
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Linked here is the Washington based TransYouth project. From their about page, they describe themselves as follows: “The TransYouth Project aims to help sci­en­tists, edu­ca­tors, par­ents, and chil­dren bet­ter under­stand the vari­eties of human gen­der devel­op­ment.” Any interested in performing research in this area may find their website useful.

Guidelines for Supporting Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Students
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The Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development released this document in 2014 in response to the expansion of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act in 2012 which was amended to protect transgender people from discrimination. This document details Nova Scotia’s continuing policies to advance transgender rights and issues in the area of… read more »

Spectrum Documentary: Boy? Girl? And/Or Anything in Between
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Spectrum Documentary is a film that is being created between January 2015 and January 2016.  If you wish to help them out by contacting them and talking about your own gender experiences, whatever they may be, they would greatly appreciate the help on this project. Let us open the doors to a more open, and… read more »

Affirmation of Gender Diverse Children/Youth
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Linked here is a joint statement by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE-ACFTS) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) which clarifies their position on issues of social work education and social service provision with respect to gender diverse children and youth. A great resource for your own advocacy.