Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book offers information, quizzes, comics and true-to-life scenarios to help kids better understand gender identity and determine what they can do to identify and counter… read more »
“The ultimate goal is providing a learning and working environment for students and employees that is respectful and free of discrimination and harassment. Becoming aware of gender identity and gender expression issues, and raising awareness through policy development and training, will bring school boards one step closer to achieving this goal.” BLG – Accommodating Transgender… read more »
Here is an amazingly rich website filled with transgender resources, mainly designed for people living within the U.S. but many of these resources are international, or may benefit Canadians as well. Click here to visit the website.
We are fortunate that Canada is as accepting as it is, even if we know we could still be better. Other countries are not always as accepting, and thus if you plan on travelling abroad, the information on the Government of Canada website may be relevant. Click here for the Government of Canada website’s guide… read more »
This news story details a recent (April 2nd, 2015), statement signed by tech industry executives in America. This statement was made in response to a religious freedom bill that did not mirror the language of the federal laws and thus may have left LGBTQ out of the bills protections. Information about one of the many… read more »
This is a good example of a policy document that helps to illustrate the issues that transgender persons face, and how an institute, corporation or organization could legislate and then implement a policy or curriculum that would benefit transgender people by affirming their rights. Click this link to read the full document: Fenway Institute Policy… read more »
Story about a family that has been granted permission to change the official sex designation on their official papers
Many public school administrators, faculty and staff have a lot of questions when working with students who are transgender or gender non-conforming. This fact-sheet is designed to give basic information about the law as it pertains to transgender and gender non-conforming students in New York City.
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a social justice organisation dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment. NCTE also works to strengthen the transgender movement and individual investment in this movement by highlighting opportunities for coalition-building, promoting available resources, and providing technical assistance and training to trans… read more »
Dans cet article, les auteurs exposent les conditions pour obtenir la modification de la mention du sexe au Québec et dans certains pays européens, tout en critiquant les différentes approches. Après s’être interrogés sur la pertinence, l’utilité et la nécessité de la mention du sexe, ils proposent d’assouplir le passage d’une catégorie de sexe à l’autre en… read more »