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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.
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.
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
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.