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Content tagged "Legal Issues"

Transphobia Deal with it and be a gender transcender
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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 »

Accommodating Transgender Students In Your School – Publication by the law firm BLG
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“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 »

Government of Canada: Travelling as a Transgender Person
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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 »

Fenway Institute: Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People
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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 »

Fact Sheet: Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Youth in Schools
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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.

National Centre for Transgender Equality

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 »