Family Services York Region (FSYR) provides individual, couple and family counsellling for LGBTTQ people in 5 offices located across York Region. We serve children, youth and adults. We offer a trans support group for people who are questioning their gender identity/are in the process of transitioning/have transitioned and want to be in touch with others.… 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 »
I’m in the process of developing a growing expertise in issues related to Transgender Health and am a member of the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH). I especially enjoy working with gender nonconforming youth and their families.
Shifting attitudes towards sexual identity is making it easier for young people like Danielle Sheridan, 8, to be themselves and get the medical help they require. A new Transgender Youth Clinic set to open Oct. 11 at The Hospital for Sick Children.
Canadian Parents of Trans and Gender Creative Kids is a support group for parents of transgender, two-spirit, and gender creative children. Le groupe de Parents d’enfants transgenres Canada est un groupe d’entraide pour les parents des enfants transgenres. This group is focused on non-judgemental support and information sharing. We know that all members love and want… read more »
Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be Puberty is an awkward time for just about everybody, but for transgender teens it can be a nightmare, as they grow overnight into bodies they aren’t comfortable with. In a heartfelt talk, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he… read more »
This short animation illustrates the life of a mother and her transgender daughter.
Counseling, support, education, connection to other services.
Born twin boys, now they’re brother and sister: How Wyatt, 14, became Nicole… and sibling Jonas loves the new girl in the family Nicole Maines changed her name from Wyatt in the fourth grade Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2073416/The-incredible-story-identical-twin-boys-14-lives-girl-hormone-therapy-transgender.html#ixzz34FsMjwFr Although born identical twin boys, Wyatt Maines had never felt the same as brother Jonas. While… read more »
Marlene Leung, CTVNews.ca Two Ottawa-area families are finding comfort in each other after discovering they have something in common: Their sons want to live their lives as girls Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/i-m-a-girl-in-my-heart-seven-year-old-boy-explains-desire-to-live-as-a-girl-1.1852569#ixzz34A8Fao27