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Content tagged "Youth"

CBS: Stories of Young Transgender Children
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This news story, posted on June 8th 2014, details some information about the trials and tribulations of transgender youth.  CBS News interviews several children as well as the parents, doctors and others. The article describes the basics of gender dysphoria along with some statistics and information about transgender children and youth.  An interesting news story both… read more »

GavinKade: LostBoyFound makes music – the GirlBoy comes to talk
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Gavin Kade is a musician, artist, writer and gender activist.  This Blog speaks about gender identity, queerness, life as a queer person and includes snippets of Gavin Kade’s musical lyrics, poetry and other material. The About Page of the blog has contact information should you wish to contact Gavin for the purposes of organizing workshops… read more »

Sunny Drake: Queer/Trans Writer and Performer
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Sunny Drake and Associates are a Queer and Transgender art and performance group that operates in Australia, Canada and the United States. Check out Sunny’s website for an interesting look into the art and artists involved.  An interesting performance artist group to say the least! Sunny Drake, also operates a Blog in which Queer, Transgender… read more »

Gender Odyssey Family – International Conference for Families
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Gender Odyssey Family is an expansion from their parent organization, Gender Odyssey. Gender Odyssey Family focuses on the needs and interests of the parents of transgender or gender-non-conforming children.  They have an annual national conference that takes place over three days.  The conference date for this year’s conference can be found on their website. Gender Odyssey… read more »

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children
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Diane Ehrensaft PhD, brings to light some interesting issues within their book, Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children.  Diane makes the point, that no two children who bend the rules on expected gender norms, will do so in the same way.  Each child has their own way of expressing themselves, and their gender identity.… read more »

iO Tillet Wright: Fifty Shades of Gay (TEDxWomen)
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Here we have a TedxWomen talk given by iO Tillet Wright.  iO speaks about their experience growing up and feeling the pressure of being a non-binary gender oriented person in a binary world. iO Tillet Wright continues to describe a project they created called “Self Evident Truths” in which iO Tillet takes photos of anyone… read more »

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 »

CampOUT! A British Columbia and Yukon based trans and queer friendly camp!
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CampOUT! An amazing summer camping experience for BC’s queer, trans and allied youth aged 14-21. An opportunity to become leaders for social change and make friends, access resources, engage in imaginative, critical, and innovative workshops as well as traditional camp activities like canoeing, campfires, and arts and crafts.