A Guide for Educators The fifth publication in an educational series designed for teachers, administrators, and counsellors who are seeking information and guidance on these complex and increasingly important social issues. It is intended to increase professional knowledge, understanding, and sensitivity around transgender and transsexual students whom research indicates are amongst the most at-risk groups… read more »
“Bint el Nas” is an Arabic phrase that literally translates to “Daughter of the People”. It is used in Arab culture to describe a girl or woman of good standing. We use it to emphasize our link to our cultures, as well as the complicated expectations and sentiments that our communities often have toward us.… read more »
We provide individual and group counselling for youth exploring gender identity, trans and intersex youth. We offer short and long term individual counselling as well as family support. CTYS offers a group for youth exploring gender identity called Transcend. It is an arts-based group that is lead by a psychotherapist as well as community artists.… read more »
I provide counselling and information services as well as assessment of gender issues as needed. I work on an individual or group/family basis. I don’t charge for services and can provide appointments for clients in areas that the client feels safe in, so that I am willing to travel to meet the clients needs.
Meets and converses with youth in their settings; demonstrates a non-judgmental attitude in responding to youth’s perspectives and choices; links youth with services that address basic needs, such as shelter, food and clothing or health care; assists youth in navigating the system and understanding referral process; refers youth to community, recreational, social, treatment or rehabilitation… read more »
Liam Snowdon provides support to children, teens and their families on their gender journeys. Liam has been working with a variety of children and youth since 1990 in many capacities. We also provide education to school districts, in classrooms and for other systems that children interact with. We are also open to starting support and… read more »
Youth Beyond Barriers (YBB) offers support and resources for LGBTTQQI2S youth (ages 12-18), and aims to build capacity among service providers in Peel to work affirmatively with queer and trans* communities through an anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework. YBB offers individual counselling, a weekly support and education group for LGBTTQQI2S youth, a confidential telephone line, email… read more »
The National Association of Social Workers and the Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund joined in partnership to improve out-of-home care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) youth. Moving the Margins: Training Curriculum for Child Welfare Services with LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care is intended to provide training on building the capacity, awareness and skills… read more »
The aim of this report is to provide preliminary data on the health impacts of parental support for trans (transgender or transsexual) youth aged 16 to 24 in Ontario.
This week, an article about a child in Edmonton made the rounds on Facebook. It was about a child called Wren, who is eleven years old. Wren was assigned female at birth and came out as a transgender boy. Wren’s confidence and strong sense of self were inspiring – but not every child in that… read more »