What happens when you bring gender training to a public elementary school? In Creating Gender Inclusive Schools the Peralta Elementary School in Oakland, CA demonstrates the power of an open and honest conversation about gender. The school brought in the staff of Gender Spectrum to provide training for teachers and administrators as well as an… read more »
This info-sheet is designed for gender creative and transgender (trans) kids and their parents and guardians. It provides a general overview of how trans people’s human rights are legally protected, and explains the concept of reasonable accommodation and how to make an accommodation request. At the end of the info-sheet, you will also find links… read more »
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 »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a young LGBTQ+-identified person or ally in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley who is looking for a community? Are you interested in sharing some fun and friendship? If so, the Valley Youth Project might be just what you’re looking for! We offer a twice-monthly drop-in youth group. Every meeting has a theme — crafts,… read more »
**Please see their website’s events’ calendar for updated information on their programs or events (www.positivespacenetwork.ca) PSN provides programs, education, outreach and support services for LGBTQ+ identified invdividuals, children, youth, and their families and allies. If you need help with transportation, want locations of our programs, and/or have questions please text/call/email Beckham (289-208-0886 or… read more »
The Library QSA is a safe space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Queer, Questioning and Straight teens and teens with LGBTQ families. Teen friends and allies are welcome. The Library QSA is a city-wide group open to all youths in grades 8-12 in Prince George and area. Every-other Tuesday, 7-8:30pm.
Schools are increasingly being called upon to include and support transgender students. Recognizing that this can seem daunting or overwhelming, Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender in K-12 Schools offers practical guidance and field-tested tips to parents, educators, administrators, and community members on planning and supporting a transgender student through a transition at school.… read more »
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 »
Follow up by pediatric endocrinologist of transgender youth