• 11th Annual Gender Spectrum Conference

    July 22-23, 2017

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  • Gender Spectrum Groups

    Groups for pre-teens, teenagers, parents, grandparents, and other family members

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  • Gender Spectrum Lounge

    Learn more about this important community.

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  • The Transgender Teen

    A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens

    A new book written by Gender Spectrum's Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney

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  • Film: Creating Gender Inclusive Schools

    Information about the film and its use in schools

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  • Transgender Students and School Bathrooms: Frequently Asked Questions

    A new resource for school leaders and parents

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  • Understanding Gender

    Understanding gender as a spectrum, rather than a binary, reflects the true diversity of the human experience.

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  • Explore Topics

    Our society’s limited understanding and appreciation for gender diversity has an impact on all children and youth.

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Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments
for all children and teens.

EXPLORE TOPICS
EXPLORE TOPICS

Explore the issues related to gender and learn the impact gender inclusiveness and diversity can have on children and teens.

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WE CAN HELP
WE CAN HELP

We provide an array of services designed to help families, schools, professionals, and organizations understand and address concepts of Gender identity and expression.

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RESOURCES
RESOURCES

From how-to guides to sample training materials, we provide you with the tools to create gender inclusive environments in your homes, offices, and communities.

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STAY CONNECTED
STAY CONNECTED

Everyone has a gender story.
At Gender Spectrum, we are excited to connect with you and learn from everyone’s experiences. What’s your gender story?

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Latest News from the blog
Strategies to create safe havens for students

Strategies to create safe havens for students

Kim Westheimer, Gender Spectrum’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, wrote an article for the May/June 2017 issue of the American School Counselor Association magazine that focused on how school counselors can help create safe havens for Transgender and Non-binary students in the current political climate.

Register Now! Gender Spectrum Professionals’ Symposium

Register Now! Gender Spectrum Professionals’ Symposium

PROFESSIONALS’ SYMPOSIUM Friday, July 21st, 2017 California State University East Bay Hayward, CA The program for this year’s gathering of professionals committed to gender-affirming care and support for young people is more diverse than ever. Along with some of our popular sessions from past years, such as The Biology of Gender identity: Emerging Understandings, Creating Gender […]

Gender Spectrum Story Time: The Boy & The Bindi

Gender Spectrum Story Time: The Boy & The Bindi

We’re excited to share our third Gender Spectrum Story Time, featuring a book reading and interview with Vivek Shraya, author of The Boy & the Bindi. This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of a boy who wants to wear a bindi, a decoration on the forehead, that is traditionally worn by South Asian women. […]

What our community is saying
  • Thank you so much for this training.  I have never seen the staff so enthusiastic about a training. You have changed mindsets for the better. We are forever grateful.”Galen

  • I have always been in awe of the Services that Gender Spectrum seem to offer, and now hopefully I can find some others to chat with. Thanks so much, again.”Jenn”

  • I was really impressed by the presentation and happy to see that the information that might seem controversial or surprising to us was taken at face value by the kids.”Dashka”