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Family Services York Region

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 »

Summer Camp – Camp Ten Oaks
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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 »

Cafe Scientific: Trans – a new image within society
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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 »

Think Outside the Box (Grades K-2)
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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 »

Youth Speak Up About Homophobia and Transphobia, The First National Climate Survey on Homophobia in Canadian Schools, Phase One Report – March 2009
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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 »

Ontario Delisle Youth Services
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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 mpapadimitriou@delisleyouth.org. Learn about the experiences of other families with the Our Stories, Our Kids online tool. Visit… read more »

Jazz – Transgender Child (Letter to the World)
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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)