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 »
The GDAAY team offers coordinated and integrated care for youth along the spectrum of gender dysphoria. We provide youth and their families with supportive services including assessment and treatment. The assessment process includes: • A direct phone call from a GDAAY team member to get some information about the youth and their gender dysphoria. •… read more »
PFLAG Canada helps families who are struggling with issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. PFLAG Canada supports, educates and provides resources to parents, families, friends and colleagues with questions or concerns. We offer a bilingual monthly parent support group in Montreal.
Providers: Dr Stephen Feder (Adolescent Medicine) and Dr. Margaret Lawson (Paediatric Endocrinology) Overview: CHEO’s Diversity Clinic provides comprehensive health care and support for gender nonconforming children and youth in eastern Ontario. Assessment Process: Dr Stephen Feder does initial assessments with youth and families. Parents of young children can be seen without the child. Mental health… read more »
Queer Parenting Programs at The 519 honour and celebrate sexual orientation and gender diversity in families. We promote and foster the health and well-being of LGBTQ parents, prospective and expectant parents, grandparents, caregivers, our children and extended families. We promote and foster the health and well-being of families with young gender independent and/or trans children.… 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 »
When I see children exploring this complicated thing we call gender, I think that’s healthy. I don’t see anything wrong with children being Gender-Independent and I don’t think it requires any kind of treatment. What I can offer that might be useful is a safe and knowledgeable place where parents can process two sets of… 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 »
A parent’s words on the journey of raising a boy who eschews many social “boy” labels, and empowering him along the way.
Ce guide a été conçu pour répondre à la demande de parents lesbiens, gais, bisexuels, et transsexuels en quête de conseils sur la meilleure façon d’aborder la question de leur orientation et de leur identité sexuelle avec leurs enfants. Respect and Self-Esteem: Talking about sexual orientation and gender identity with our kids This guide was… read more »