General paediatric endocrinology including pubertal suppression for transgender youth and cross-hormone treatment.
For Tracey Wilson, who is ten now, her struggle is making sure people see her the way she does. She is transgender; born a boy, but has identified as a girl for as long as she can remember.
About A self-portrait by M. Her hair isn’t quite this long yet, but she wants it to be. We are discussing this. Hi, I’m gendermom. I live with M., my five-year-old transgender daughter, in a city in the United States of America. The basics of my story are here. I’d love to hear from you… read more »
Today, Maine’s highest court ruled that denying a transgender girl the use of the girls’ restroom at her school violated her rights under Maine’s Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination against transgender people. The decision in GLAD’s lawsuit Doe v. Clenchy marks the first time a state court has ruled that transgender students must be… read more »
From TransActive at www.transactiveonline.org Health Outcomes Subcommittee. Overview: Transgender i people who are visually gender nonconforming1 are at heightened risk of negative psychological outcomes. Statistically, they are also disproportionately victimized by transphobic discrimination and violence2. A primary contributing factor in this visual nonconformity, (assuming it is not an intentional form of self-expression) are natal pubertal… read more »
Click the link to see the power point presentation of the photodocumentary. This slide show is a partial selection of photos and text from the exhibit. Some text as been shortened to accommodate this medium. Artist’s Statement Transfigurations aims to illuminate who transgender people are, a subject which the mainstream culture has often… read more »
This week’s Maclean’s cover story looks at a small but growing number of Canadian children who are transitioning from their gender at birth based on their sexual anatomy to something else—boys to girls, girls to boys, or to a more ambiguous identity—in the way they dress and behave. Look for the full story on newsstands now,… read more »
An article which featuring a personal journey and self discovery and questioning how we define male/female. Featuring… To the edge and back: journey to transition The why: one theory with reference link I know who I am: a look into “what constitutes a “real woman?” thoughtful and argumented look into challenging how we think of… read more »
We are a Community Health Centre in St Catharines that provides gender affirming care to transgender youth, and gender independent children and their families. We will provide education and counselling to families in a supportive environment. If agreed upon will provide referral for puberty blockers and cross gender hormone therapy if under 16 years of… read more »
A great video featured on CTV, interviewing Wren Kauffman, a young transgender male, as well as Kristopher Wells from the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies. They offer advice for parents on gender identities in children.