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First Results Released from New Study of Trans Children, Youth, & Parents!

The Trans Health Research Group with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University, in collaboration with Parents of Gender Creative Kids NL, has just released the first results of the TransKidsNL Study, which examined the health care and support needs of trans children and youth and their families in Newfoundland & Labrador.

CBC Newfoundland and Labrador reported on the study with a radio interview.

For more information about the study, please contact the lead investigator, Dr. Julie Temple Newhook, at jtemple@mun.ca

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Contexts: Learning to Parent Transgender Children
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http://contexts.org/articles/parent-transgender-children/ “Over the past few years, stories of transgender children celebrated by their parents have flooded the Internet. But how do these parents come to be supportive of their gender-variant kids? In a recent article in Gender and Society, Elizabeth Rahilly tries to answer that question. Her interviews reveal that instead of entering parenthood with gender-progressive ideologies, supportive parents learn… read more »

The North American Aboriginal Two Spirit Information Pages
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This website contains an enormous amount of resources for any person in the LGBTQ/TS community.  The website found here, contains many resources but it’s two focuses are on two-spirit individuals and on suicide prevention among people who are LGBTQ/TS and it has a web resource linking to over 30 studies on suicide attempt research found… 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 »

TransYouth Project: Changing Lives through Science and Service
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Linked here is the Washington based TransYouth project. From their about page, they describe themselves as follows: “The TransYouth Project aims to help sci­en­tists, edu­ca­tors, par­ents, and chil­dren bet­ter under­stand the vari­eties of human gen­der devel­op­ment.” Any interested in performing research in this area may find their website useful.

Sex/Gender: Biology in a Social World
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Sex/Gender: Biology in a Social World, by Anne Fausto-Sterling. Amazon’s description: “Sex/Gender presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences. This book gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender. Anne Fausto-Sterling provides an introduction… read more »

Research Report: Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures
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Found here is a research article which speaks to the results of a small study about how transgender kids show gender identity.  Inside it eludes to a call for more intense and longitudinal studies and speaks of one that the Association for Psychological Science (A.P.S.) will be conducting over the next decade.  Now is the… read more »