Family Services York Region (FSYR) provides individual, couple and family counsellling for LGBTTQ people in 5 offices located across York Region. We serve children, youth and adults. We offer a trans support group for people who are questioning their gender identity/are in the process of transitioning/have transitioned and want to be in touch with others.… read more »
Who We Are Camp Ten Oaks is a one-week, sleep-away camp for children and youth ages 8-17 from LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer) identities, families and communities. The program first opened its doors in August 2005. Now, it’s at capacity with 72 campers each summer. The intentional magic of summer camp EMPOWERMENT THROUGH… read more »
Transgender, transsexual , gender and variance identity: these terms are too vague for most of the general public. There is much that is still not understood about the trans communities and prejudices persist. Approximately 100 people from the general public, medical community and associations attended a discussion at the Monument National on gender identity and… read more »
Framework Gender norms and stereotypes are so ingrained in our society that adults are often surprised to realize how early children internalize these ideas. When young children get caught up in stereotypical notions of gender, though, it can harm their self images and the way they interact with peers. Children need opportunities to consider these… read more »
Posted on 1 March 2009 by Egale Executive Summary High school students are exposed to homophobic incidents that range from hearing “gay” used as a synonym for “stupid” or “worthless” to insulting and assaulting students because of their sexual or transgender identity or their perceived sexual or transgender identity. This report discusses the results of… read more »
Resources for Parents Delisle Youth Services’ Embracing Family program offers free, confidential, non-judgmental support workshops for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth. For more information or to register, please contact Maria Papadimitriou at (416) 482-0081 x 265 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn about the experiences of other families with the Our Stories, Our Kids online tool. Visit… read more »
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I’m in the process of developing a growing expertise in issues related to Transgender Health and am a member of the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH). I especially enjoy working with gender nonconforming youth and their families.
Presented here is Jazz who as they say in their own words: “I was born a girl trapped in a boy’s body” This short video sees Jazz describing their feelings about being a transgender child. Social Media: Instagram- @jazztransgender Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jazztrans (Public Figure: Jazz) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jazzmergirl (Company: Purple Rainbow Tails)
Shifting attitudes towards sexual identity is making it easier for young people like Danielle Sheridan, 8, to be themselves and get the medical help they require. A new Transgender Youth Clinic set to open Oct. 11 at The Hospital for Sick Children.