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 »
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 »
A parent’s words on the journey of raising a boy who eschews many social “boy” labels, and empowering him along the way.
Gender Spectrum provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for children of all ages. They provide, or arrange, consultation, training and events designed to help families, educators, professionals, and organisations understand and address the concepts of gender identity and expression. Useful to both parents and educators.
GID Reform Advocates respond to the question, “When a child identifies with the other gender, what to do?” Dr. Jack Drescher’s commentary on the Coy Mathis Civil Rights Case in Colorado appeared in the Sunday Dialogues Feature of the June 29, 2013 New York Times. Here is the discussion that the Times did not publish.
Reserve your room at one of the hotels (Hampton Inn is where most of the kids hang out!) opening for reservations on Feb.1 2014. Now in its thirteenth year, PTHC proudly offers a space for Trans* people and our allies, families, and providers to come together to re-envision what health means for Trans* people.… read more »
Welcoming Schools offers tools, lessons and resources on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping and ending bullying and name-calling in elementary schools. It offers an LGBT inclusive approach that is also inclusive of the many types of diversity found in our communities. Administrators, educators and parents/guardians can find materials here necessary to create learning environments in which all students are welcomed and respected.
A father’s blog documenting his child’s growth and development, as well as his own journey to acceptance of transgender and the expanded world outside the gender binary.