Joanne Schnurr, CTV Ottawa Published Monday, June 2, 2014 2:36PM EDT Last Updated Monday, June 2, 2014 5:10PM EDT An Ottawa-area family is sharing their remarkable story tonight about their little boy, who knows in his heart he’s a girl. It’s called “gender non-conforming” or “gender creative” and long before his parents understood what that… read more »
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Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth brings together cuttingedge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative children. Organized in three sections covering theoretical and clinical, educational, and community perspectives, the chapters specifically address issues and challenges in education, social work, medicine, and counseling as well as recommendations… read more »
First Tuesday of every month! Do you have a child or youth who is gender creative, gender independent, gender non-conforming or transgender? Are you interested in meeting with other parents? Are you looking for support, connection and resources? Family Services Ottawa and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario have collaborated to host an ongoing support… read more »
This is a little story for children of all ages and genders about Layce the caterpillar who is being teased by friends for the differences between them. Learn how with a little help from a wise new friend Layce discovers the “I am Unique” statement that helps to build further confidence and self esteem.
For Tracey Wilson, who is ten now, her struggle is making sure people see her the way she does. She is transgender; born a boy, but has identified as a girl for as long as she can remember.
L’ORDRE DES MOTS / BINDING WORDS Auto produit par / self-produced by Cynthia Arra and Mélissa Arra France, 2007, 75 min., documentaire couleur / color documentary (English subtitles) The film aims to give Trans’ people whose quest for gender identity is fettered by established norms a chance to voice their tribulation. Their means of resistance… read more »
Action Santé Travesties et Transsexuel(le)s du Québec (ASTTeQ) has recently launched its trans health guidebook for health care and social service providers, called Taking Charge. It was created as a tool to educate a wide spectrum of health care and social service providers, ranging from social workers, lawyers, family doctors, endocrinologists, mental health professionals, nurses,… read more »
I am a Registered Social Worker with 12 years of experience working around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. I specialize in adolescent mental health (depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts), working with parents of LGBTQ youth (including parents who are struggling to understand/accept their child’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity), strengthening parent-adolescent relationships, working with… read more »
LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow is a community-based program which provides a full range of education, counselling and support services offered by Family Services Ottawa.