Supporting Trans Loved Ones

Resources for allies of gender-expansive people, such as family members, partners, friends, and residential staff.

Family Acceptance Project

Reading: A helpful guide for families about why supporting youth matters.

CREATED BY FAMILY ACCEPTANCE PROJECT.

PFLAG

Links: National organization for LGBTQ+ allies. Includes local, digital, and print resources for allies seeking help with supporting their gender-expansive loved ones

Transgender Children & Youth: Understanding the Basics

Reading: A short guide about gender identity and supporting your trans child.

CREATED BY HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN.

Transgender Children Talk About Being Raised By Their Families

Video: Transgender youth and their parents offer some insight into their personal challenges and rewards of transitioning.

CREATED BY THEM.

Trans In Sight

Reading: A zine sharing the stories, perspectives, and experiences of trans youth, their parents, and their allies.

CREATED BY IMPACT.

Supporting Transgender Children

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.