Many children and youth, as well as many adults, do not fit the mould of what a “girl” or “boy” is supposed to be. They do not express their gender in stereotypical or expected ways or identify with the gender assigned to them at birth. Obviously, these children are also part of our educational system… read more »
Some may be wondering why is there a book about a cis-gender child being raised as a girl part of this site. Did you know that the doctor behind this story is Dr. Money. When “gender-identity disorder” first showed up in the DSM many practioners, doctors and clinics used his research to repair or “cure” children… read more »
The non-profit organisation ,“Gender Creative Kids Canada”, brings together individuals, parents, friends, professionals, family members and caregivers who have or who work with children and youth who may identify as transgender (including gender variant, gender non-conforming, transsexual, two-spirited, etc..) or who are discovering or questioning their gender identity, as well as individuals who are interested in… read more »
Uploaded on Jul 11, 2009 This poignant and accurate episode of the NBC television show “ER” depicts what can happen when a family with a transgender child is forced to interact with a medical profession ill-prepared or informed on how best to meet their needs.
Born out of the North Halton Youth – Hepatitis C Prevention Project (a one year pilot project), Peer Outreach Support Services & Education (POSSE) was the creation of several youth interested in learning youth driven, harm reduction and human rights peer outreach and support skills; two social community developers / youth workers with the ability… read more »
Summary: Transgender people are those who may act, feel, or view their gender identity differently than the way society expects males and females to be. It is a neurodevelopmental condition that is “hard-wired” into the brain which means that they do not choose to be this way. And as one would support anyone else with… read more »
TransSask Youth is for anyone in Saskatchewan under 24 who is trans*-identified, genderqueer, intersex and gender creative. Friends, allies, and supporters are also welcome, for communication, camaraderie, and community building. TransSask Youth is a subsidiary of TransSask Support Services, Inc. TransSask Support Services, Inc. is a province wide support and resource network for trans*-identified, genderqueer,… read more »
Safe and inclusive school ideas for families, students and education staff. Training for teachers. Assistance for students who need support. Referrals to community support services.
JersVision.org and the International Day of Pink (DayOfPink.org) work with schools and youth communities to address bullying, discrimination, homophobia, and transphobia. How we do it: Educational programming: through workshops and presentations we use education as a way to stop bullying & discrimination Conferences and Professional Development: by building a capacity for acceptance and understanding among youth… read more »
EN Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is a province-wide program that works to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Ontario through education, research, outreach, and public policy advocacy. RHO is a program of Sherbourne Health Centre, which has been providing comprehensive primary health programs and services to the LGBT… read more »