Calgary Sexual Health Centre, in partnership with Families Matter, would like to welcome, parents, families and caregivers of gender creative (Trans*, non-binary, gender independent, gender fluid, gender-queer, gender non-conforming) children, aged 4-14, to a monthly gathering This will be an opportunity for you to have some adult time, to share stories and experiences, to create… read more »
An article from the Human Rights Campaign in the U.S., interviewing Dr. Johanna Olson, an adolescent medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. Click here for article
An on-line guide for parents of non-binary transgender children and youth, from Life Outside the Binary, a resource centre for non-binary people and their allies. Click for the guide
SextEd is a free, anonymous, non-judgmental, and inclusive way to get answers to any questions about sex and relationships and learn about community supports and medical services in Montreal. Text a question to 514-700-0445 or search past answers on the website to get an answer without assumptions on gender, bodies, or sexual orientation.
Canadian Parents of Trans and Gender Diverse Kids/Parents canadiens d’enfants trans is a national, bilingual, confidential peer support group for parents of transgender, two-spirit, gender creative, and gender-questioning children and youth. We now have 700 parent members from every province and territory. The group is focused on non-judgemental support and information sharing. The link above… read more »
The United Church of Canada is one of several affirming denominations in Canada. The United Church of Canada provides a transgender resource page which includes an interesting fact book which explains the various gender terms: Transgender, Intersex, Two-Spirit and many others with eloquent simplicity. Check out their resource page to find interesting stories of religious transgender individuals.
Qmunity is a queer resource centre based in British Columbia and acts as a resource hub for B.C. based resources for the LGBTQ community. The Youth section of their website offers drop-ins, weekly events and leadership training for any and all members of the community including transgender and two-spirit individuals. If you live in B.C.… read more »
The Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre based in Vancouver, British Columbia, offers a wide array of services to transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Their services and resources include aid in healthcare, hormone treatment equipment, counselling and support groups and access to lawyers that are versed in the relevant legal issues including legally changing your name in… read more »
MyGSA is an outreach program run by Egale Youth Reach. Based out of Toronto they seek to provide resources and support to students, schools, parents and educators who wish to create a gay straight alliance to help LGBTQ in their institution. They provide resources such as support for Parents of Transgender children as well as more general… read more »
Rainbow Resource Centre is one of the longest running LGBBTQ*IA Resource Centre’s in Canada. It provides programming, information, education, counselling and supports to individuals, families and friends of gender and sexual diverse folks. Hours of Operation: Monday 4:00-7:00 pm (drop-in counselling only; please arrive 4:00-6:00 pm) Tuesday 12:00-7:00 pm Wednesday 12:00-6:00 pm Thursday 12:00-6:00 pm… read more »