Supporting Trans Loved Ones
Resources for allies of gender-expansive people, such as family members, partners, friends, and residential staff.
Reading: A helpful guide for families about why supporting youth matters.
CREATED BY FAMILY ACCEPTANCE PROJECT.
Links: National organization for LGBTQ+ allies. Includes local, digital, and print resources for allies seeking help with supporting their gender-expansive loved ones
Reading: A short guide about gender identity and supporting your trans child.
CREATED BY HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN.
Video: Transgender youth and their parents offer some insight into their personal challenges and rewards of transitioning.
CREATED BY THEM.
Reading: A zine sharing the stories, perspectives, and experiences of trans youth, their parents, and their allies.
CREATED BY IMPACT.
Video: A very short video by parenting expert Diane Ehrensaft answering the question: "I have a six year old. My six year old is saying he is a girl and not a boy. What do I do to support my child?" Below the video, you can find more videos by Ehrensaft about other topics regarding trans children.
CREATED BY KIDS IN THE HOUSE.