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For Children and Youth
A campaign and website designed to encourage straight and cisgender youth to stand up against homophobia and transphobia and better support their LGBTQ friends and peers.
Books for Elementary Students
Backwards Day by S. Bear Bergman
Andrea lives on the planet Tenalp, where one day a year, everything is backwards.
One backwards day, Andrea turns into a boy and stays that way.
The Boy and the Bindi by Vivek Shraya
A young Indian boy is fascinated by his mother’s bindi. She teaches him about its
cultural significance and allows him to wear one himself.
Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino
Morris loves the tangerine dress in his classroom’s dress-up centre, but the other children don’t understand. Everything changes when Morris paints a fantastic picture and takes it to school.
Transphobia: Deal with it and be a gender transcender by j wallace skelton
10, 000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert
Bailey dreams about magical dresses. Bailey meets a new friend and they make
dresses together, and Bailey becomes the girl she always dreamed she would be.
From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea by Kai Cheng Thom
This is a story of a magical gender variant child who transforms the world around them with the help of their mother’s love.
Kids Help Phone is a toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth in Canada.
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line is a toll-free service provided by youth for LGBTQ youth in Ontario.
Trans Lifeline is a free hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
Youthspace chat is an online help service for young people answered by a community of professionally-trained
volunteers and staff who are here to listen without judgement and offer support.
For Teachers and Professionals
A Guide to Gender: The Social Justice Advocate’s Handbook by Sam Killerman
A clearly-written book to help readers expand their understanding of gender and
learn about it in the context of oppression and privilege.
For Parents and Families
Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan
A memoir about gender and parenting from a parent who transitioned when her children were young and has been a father, a mother, and both.