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Content tagged "Youth"

Trailer: Binding Words – L’ordre des Mots
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L’ORDRE DES MOTS / BINDING WORDS Auto produit par / self-produced by Cynthia Arra and Mélissa Arra France, 2007, 75 min., documentaire couleur / color documentary (English subtitles) The film aims to give Trans’ people whose quest for gender identity is fettered by established norms a chance to voice their tribulation. Their means of resistance… read more »

Individual and Family Therapy/Counselling for Pre-teens, Youth, Parents and Families

I am a Registered Social Worker with 12 years of experience working around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. I specialize in adolescent mental health (depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts), working with parents of LGBTQ youth (including parents who are struggling to understand/accept their child’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity), strengthening parent-adolescent relationships, working with… read more »

Around the Rainbow, Family Services Ottawa

LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow is a community-based program which provides a full range of education, counselling and support services offered by Family Services Ottawa.

Breakthrough Ruling in Favor of Transgender Student
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Today, Maine’s highest court ruled that denying a transgender girl the use of the girls’ restroom at her school violated her rights under Maine’s Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination against transgender people. The decision in GLAD’s lawsuit Doe v. Clenchy marks the first time a state court has ruled that transgender students must be… read more »

Puberty Blocking & Hormone Therapy for Transgender Adolescents
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From TransActive at www.transactiveonline.org Health Outcomes Subcommittee.   Overview: Transgender i people who are visually gender nonconforming1 are at heightened risk of negative psychological outcomes. Statistically, they are also disproportionately victimized by transphobic discrimination and violence2. A primary contributing factor in this visual nonconformity, (assuming it is not an intentional form of self-expression) are natal pubertal… read more »

Transfigurations – Photodocumentary by Jana Marcus
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Click the link to see the power point presentation of the photodocumentary. This slide show is a partial selection of photos and text from the exhibit. Some text as been shortened to accommodate this medium.   Artist’s Statement   Transfigurations aims to illuminate who transgender people are, a subject which the mainstream culture has often… read more »

What Happens When Your Son Tells You He’s Really A Girl
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This week’s Maclean’s cover story looks at a small but growing number of Canadian children who are transitioning from their gender at birth based on their sexual anatomy to something else—boys to girls, girls to boys, or to a more ambiguous identity—in the way they dress and behave. Look for the full story on newsstands now,… read more »

Tools to Support LGBTQ Youth in Care.
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Tools to Support LGBTQ Youth in Care – 10/07/2013 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people are in America’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems in disproportionate numbers. Like all young people in care, they have the right to be safe and protected. All too often, however, they are misunderstood and mistreated, leading to an increased… read more »

The Youth Project – Nova Scotia
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The Youth Project is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.  We have a provincial mandate so although we are located in HRM, we travel around the province to meet with youth in other communities.  We provide a variety… read more »