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 »
Out in Schools is an award winning organization using film and media presentations to bring awareness and education to LGBTQ+ issues throughout the province of British Columbia.
Do you really know the progress that’s been made on this front in Canada? If you don’t think you do, this article might be what you need. Dating from 1861 where the sentence for being caught performing homosexual acts was reduced from the death penalty, to ten years imprisonment, Canada has been on a slow… read more »
This archived website (No longer being updated) provides many resources for those people who may wish to conduct an academic project in regards to the transgender community. The site currently has a list of films that deal with gender related issues, a terminology list that includes all terminology that refers to LGBTQ people (the good,… read more »
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.
SextEd is a free, anonymous, non-judgemental, and inclusive way to get answers to any questions about sex, relationships, community supports, and medical services. Text us at 514-700-0445 to get an answer to any question without assumptions on gender, bodies, or sexual orientation.
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.
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.
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 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 »