I’ve always been a girl, even when I was considered a boy,” says 10-year-old transgender child, Harriette Cunningham. “In my dreams I was never a boy.” Harriette is transgender, born a boy but identifies as a girl. About a year ago, Harriette fully transitioned, legally changing her name from Declan, wearing only female clothes and… read more »
Shifting attitudes towards sexual identity is making it easier for young people to be themselves and get the medical help they require. A new Transgender Youth Clinic set to open Oct. 11 (2013) at The Hospital for Sick Children.
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 »
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 »
On June 14, 2013, City View Alternative Senior School in Toronto’s west end became the first grade 7 and 8 school in North America to proactively establish a multi-stall all-gender washroom. This is the story of our six-month journey. Smallthings-Voice
Detailed article about Coy Mathis’ extraordinary journey About a Girl: Coy Mathis’ Fight to Change Gender By the time Coy Mathis was four years old, he knew one thing was for sure: that he wasn’t a boy Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/about-a-girl-coy-mathis-fight-to-change-change-gender-20131028#ixzz2jE0CjHAy Follow us: @rollingstone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook
Transgender first-graders aren’t the problem. Uninformed adults are. LEELA GINELLE is the communications and development intern for TransActive Education and Advocacy.
An article which featuring a personal journey and self discovery and questioning how we define male/female. Featuring… To the edge and back: journey to transition The why: one theory with reference link I know who I am: a look into “what constitutes a “real woman?” thoughtful and argumented look into challenging how we think of… read more »
Health and Wellness – The Star.com “I told my mom that I wanted to be a girl” 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… read more »
Story of Harriette Cunnigham who transitioned in Sept from male to female and is now living in her affirmed gender.