In Canada, some youngsters with gender dysphoria, a conflict between biological sex and gender identity, are being supported with some provinces allowing over-18s to change sex officially without undergoing gender surgery. Duration: 02:03
Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be Puberty is an awkward time for just about everybody, but for transgender teens it can be a nightmare, as they grow overnight into bodies they aren’t comfortable with. In a heartfelt talk, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he… read more »
Counseling, support, education, connection to other services.
An Introduction to Lower-income,Sex-working and Street-involved Transgendered, Transsexual & Two-Spirit Service Users in Toronto Introduction Welcome to Trans Programming at The 519.Our trans programme is a multiservice programme that is primarily for lower income and/or street active transsexuals,transgendered and Two-Sprit identified people.(TS/TG/2-S).Here we do all sorts of things as a service for the TS/TG/2-S… read more »
Born twin boys, now they’re brother and sister: How Wyatt, 14, became Nicole… and sibling Jonas loves the new girl in the family Nicole Maines changed her name from Wyatt in the fourth grade Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2073416/The-incredible-story-identical-twin-boys-14-lives-girl-hormone-therapy-transgender.html#ixzz34FsMjwFr Although born identical twin boys, Wyatt Maines had never felt the same as brother Jonas. While… read more »
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Come and join us on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Comité Social Centre Sud (1710 Beaudry Street, Montreal) – Free Parking!!
At 10:45, Gender Creative Kids Canada will be presenting a key note: Representatives will be explaining the organization, its mission, its activities and future projects. Testimonies will illustrate the challenges and realities faced by parents and children in the creative “gender” and trans youth. The presentation will be followed by a discussion with the audience and will be hosted by members (parents and children) of the organization.
**Simultaneous translation available (English-to-French and French-to-English) **
Gender Creative Kids Canada will also have a table – where you will be able to meet other parents and kids all day long. Come and visit us on Trans Pride Day!!
First Tuesday of every month! Do you have a child or youth who is gender creative, gender independent, gender non-conforming or transgender? Are you interested in meeting with other parents? Are you looking for support, connection and resources? Family Services Ottawa and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario have collaborated to host an ongoing support… read more »
Having a gender creative kid, one of my biggest worries is school. For kids, school is their work, their community, it’s such a huge part of their life. The last thing I want is for them to be afraid or uncomfortable. In a previous post I noted that everything was going great, and don’t worry,… read more »
General paediatric endocrinology including pubertal suppression for transgender youth and cross-hormone treatment.