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 »
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
Posted on June 8th 2014 by Huffington Post – by Mary Moss, blogger and parent Mary J. Moss Become a fanFeisty physically disabled chick, proud mom, advocate, writer, coffee addict, cat lover, reality tv junkie, eternal optimist
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 »
Having a gender creative kid, one of my biggest worries is school. For kids, school is their work, their community, it’s such a huge part of their life. The last thing I want is for them to be afraid or uncomfortable. In a previous post I noted that everything was going great, and don’t worry,… read more »
About the author of the blog. I realized I wanted to be a girl around the age of three. I wasn’t very good at being a guy and I didn’t know what it meant to be a girl, so I mostly stayed quiet. If you talked to me about books, movies, television or video games… read more »
This is the story about being the mother of a gender creative son, who loved princesses, barbies, unicorns, mermaids and dressing up. I share how I overcame some of my own confusion and fears and learned to accept and appreciate him.