The start of a new school year can be nerve-wracking and difficult for anybody, but can especially stir up a whirlwind of emotions for TQ2S+ youth, who continue to face an ever-changing landscape of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation that aims to target their rights to exist as their authentic selves. We know that in spite of these […]
Lawmakers across the country have recently proposed a number of bills that target the transgender community. The majority of these bills attempt to restrict transgender kids’ participation in school sports or ban transgender youth from accessing gender-affirming health care. These bills have given rise to a debate over transgender rights, a debate filled with misconceptions
According to GLSEN research, compared to other students in the LGBTQ community, transgender and gender-nonconforming students face more hostile school climates. Click here to visit the GLSEN webpage and learn more about how to support trans and GNC students.
An introductory educational resource that covers topics and best practices on how to support transgender and nonbinary young people. Click here to visit the Trevor Project resource webpage or download the PDF below. PDF: Guide-to-Being-an-Ally-to-Transgender-and-Nonbinary-Young-People
Trans 101 This pamphlet includes the differences between Sex Assigned at Birth, Gender, and Gender Expression, the different sections of the TSER Gender Unicorn, terms relevant to dialogue around trans issues and resources to continue self-education and the furthering of discussion in various organizations, clubs, and group settings.