Find Support and Information from the Transgender and Intersex websites listed below:
Trans Youth Equality Foundation
TransYouth Family Allies (TYFA)
PFLAG Transgender Network
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
TransFamily of Cleveland
International Federation for Gender Education (IFGE)
National Transgender Law Institute
Gender Odyssey Family
Parents of Transgender Children
Children’s National Medical Center
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
National Center for Transgender Equality
National Center for Lesbian Rights
The Trevor Project
Gender Creative Kids
College Guide for Current and Prospective LGBT Students
The 30 Best Colleges for LGBT Students
Affordable Colleges LGBTQ Student Guide
Families In Transition
Kids In The House - Gender issues
Johanna is a pediatrician in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Medical Director of the hospital’s Center for Transyouth Health and Development. This website contains many interesting and useful videos, articles and links regarding gender non-conforming children.
Allies & Angels
For 15 years, the proud parents of two young men thought their younger son was their daughter. Allies & Angels is a story of strength, compassion and unconditional love−sharing how these parents supported their son’s transition and the lessons learned along the way. Learning their daughter was really their son taught them who they are and who they want to be.
When you order a copy of this book via this link using discount code TRANSKIDSPRF, $1 will be donated to the TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation
Helping Your Transgender Teen
A Guide for Parents (Paperback)
Mom, I Need To Be a Girl
This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook, , explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state.
Our Trans Children
An introduction to transgender concepts and issues. This should be the first publication given to any new parents, family, or friends of anyone coming out as transgender.
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The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals
(Paperback) This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state.
Carly: She’s Still My Daddy
Brand new fiction for children grades 4 to 7. A child’s story of the transition of her mtf TS “Dad.”
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The Agony of Nurturing the Spirit
A mother’s true story of raising a transgendered child It describes the family’s journey of pain and heartache through acceptance and understanding as they watch their 6 year old son become their daughter.
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A serious book by a therapist with over 25 years of working with transgender individuals. Available online at Amazon.com
Finding the Real Me
A compilation of stories by transgenders about their accepting, transitioning, and coming out process.
Available online at Amazon.com
An outstanding book of historical and the most current guidelines for addressing the needs of all gender-variant people, including transgendered children and youth.
Available from Amazon.com
Made in God’s Image
“An exceptional resource for people of faith who want to open their hearts to a wider discussion of gender issues.” – Rev. Erin K. Swenson.”
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Out, Safe, and Respected and Bending the Mold:An Action Kit for Transgender Youth
These kits are centered on the idea that knowledge of their legal rights is critical to improving the safety of LGBT and questioning students. They contain brief summaries of information for Safety, GSAs, Allies, Action, the Law, Negotiation, and Resources.
FREE from Lambda Legal; request by email at PDavis@lambdalegal.org or your local PFLAG Chapter.
Harsh Realities: The Experiences of Transgender Youth in Our Nation's Schools
A report detailing in-depth experiences of transgender students by
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
To the Beat of a Different Drummer
and Catherine Tuerk, MA, RN
A report about gender variant children. A child who is truly ‘gender-variant’ is one who exhibits an ongoing pattern of behavior, not merely a passing interest in the clothes or the preoccupations of the opposite sex.
Source: Contemporary Pediatrics