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 »
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.
When your son says he’s a girl, or your daughter says she’s a boy, how do you handle it? In this article Dr Wells points out that: “the most appropriate approach is one of education, support and affirmation (for children and their families) in which gender identity and gender expression are seen as a spectrum,… read more »
In 2012, Ontario added the grounds “gender identity” and “gender expression” to the Human Rights Code. The OHRC then moved to update its Policy on discrimination and harassment because of gender identity. In 2012-13, the OHRC did a literature review revealing a wealth of information on how gender identity and human rights is understood from a… read more »
Educators at St. Francis School in Austin, Tex., teamed up with researchers from the Gender and Racial Attitudes Lab at the University of Texas at Austin to examine ways to counteract gender bullying among young children. The project team tested a traditional multicultural technique — using literature to challenge gender stereotypes — against a more… read more »
Framework Gender norms and stereotypes are so ingrained in our society that adults are often surprised to realize how early children internalize these ideas. When young children get caught up in stereotypical notions of gender, though, it can harm their self images and the way they interact with peers. Children need opportunities to consider these… read more »
Resources for Parents Delisle Youth Services’ Embracing Family program offers free, confidential, non-judgmental support workshops for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth. For more information or to register, please contact Maria Papadimitriou at (416) 482-0081 x 265 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn about the experiences of other families with the Our Stories, Our Kids online tool. Visit… read more »
An 11-year-old student has persuaded the Archdiocese of Vancouver to challenge the teachings of the church with an elementary-school policy that supports her right not to be forced to use the boys’ washroom.
Counseling, support, education, connection to other services.
An Introduction to Lower-income,Sex-working and Street-involved Transgendered, Transsexual & Two-Spirit Service Users in Toronto Introduction Welcome to Trans Programming at The 519.Our trans programme is a multiservice programme that is primarily for lower income and/or street active transsexuals,transgendered and Two-Sprit identified people.(TS/TG/2-S).Here we do all sorts of things as a service for the TS/TG/2-S… read more »