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Positive Space Network

  **Please see their website’s events’ calendar for updated information on their programs or events (www.positivespacenetwork.ca)   PSN provides programs, education, outreach and support services for LGBTQ+ identified invdividuals, children, youth, and their families and allies. If you need help with transportation, want locations of our programs, and/or have questions please text/call/email Beckham (289-208-0886 or… read more »

Schools in Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools
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Schools are increasingly being called upon to include and support transgender students. Recognizing that this can seem daunting or overwhelming, Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender in K-12 Schools offers practical guidance and field-tested tips to parents, educators, administrators, and community members on planning and supporting a transgender student through a transition at school.… read more »

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 »