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Content tagged "Transition"

Families in TRANSition: A Resource Guide for Parents of Trans Youth
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Families In TRANSition: A Resource Guide for Parents of Trans Youth is the first comprehensive Canadian publication to address the needs of parents and families supporting their trans children. Families in TRANSition summarizes the experiences, strategies, and successes of a working group of community consultants – researchers, counsellors, parents, advocates as well as trans youth… read more »

Gender Variance and Dysphoria in Children and Adolescents
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Bonifacio, H.J. and Rosenthal, S.M. (2015). Gender Variance and Dysphoria in Children and Adolescents. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 62: 1001–1016 KEY POINTS Gender nonconforming and transgender youth are seeking medical care at younger ages. Youth with gender variance are often marginalized and misunderstood by their health care providers. Mental health comorbidities in youth with gender dysphoria… read more »

Affirming Gender in Elementary School: Social Transitioning
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Here is a webpage by Welcoming Schools that gives some advice on how to support transitions in young children. Welcoming Schools offers many tools for professional and institutional development to increase awareness and help affirm gender, embrace diversity and promote anti-bullying campaigns.  A potentially useful resource to any educator or education facility.

iO Tillet Wright: A Boy, a Girl, a Revolutionary (by StyleLikeU)
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This article and online video by StyleLikeU is a followup and response to the TedxWomen talk by iO Tillet Wright. Here, Elisa and Lily, a mother-daughter team who founded StyleLikeU ask iO Tillet Wright what brought them to create their photo-art project entitled:  Self Evident Truths.  An interested piece about non-binary gender and the emotional… read more »

Now Magazine: ‘FIX SOCIETY. PLEASE.’
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Now Magazine presents an article entitled:  “Fix Society.  Please.” which were also Leelah Acorn’s final words. In this news piece, the author Jack Pyne calls into question the psychological and medical treatment of transgender individuals and describes the leading causes behind Leelah Acorn, and many other transgender other LGBT community members increased rate of suicide.… read more »

Transgender Resource Centre: Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre
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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 »