Supporting Trans Loved Ones

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Resources for allies of trans and nonbinary people, such as family members, partners, friends, and residential staff.

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Family Acceptance Project

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

CREATED BY FAMILY ACCEPTANCE PROJECT.

Transgender Children & Youth: Understanding the Basics

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

CREATED BY HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN.

Trans In Sight

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

CREATED BY IMPACT.

The Importance of Gender Affirming Care for Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth

Reading: An article for healthcare providers about gender affirming care options for trans & nonbinary youth and why it is important to support youth's gender exploration and transition

CREATED BY NURSING LICENSE MAP

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 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.

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.