• Understanding Gender

    The gender spectrum represents a more nuanced and authentic model of human gender.

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

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Gender Spectrum provides education, training and support to help create a gender
sensitive and inclusive environment for children of all ages.

EXPLORE TOPICS
EXPLORE TOPICS

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

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.

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.

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?

Latest News from the blog
Let’s Talk – Gender, Body Image, and Self-Esteem

Let’s Talk – Gender, Body Image, and Self-Esteem

February 22 to February 28 marks the national 2015 NEDAwareness Week (pronounced need-awareness-week). Gender Spectrum is partnering with the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) to connect youth and parents to life-saving resources around eating disorders.  For general information about eating disorders, visit: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/general-information Who suffers from eating disorders? Many hold onto stereotypes when they think […]

Transgender Students Included in California Survey, Still Excluded in Schools

Transgender Students Included in California Survey, Still Excluded in Schools

The California Department of Education is helping to break the invisibility of transgender students in school-based surveys with the CA Healthy Kids Survey that documents health related behaviors of middle and high school students. For the first time, the survey has a question that asks students if they are transgender. In recording their experience, the […]

Speaking Out

Speaking Out

A recent tragedy, the suicide of a young transgender girl, Leelah Alcorn, has inspired me to speak out on this issue that I am so passionate about. As some of you, not all, know my daughter Eli is transgender. She told us when she was eight years old and we were not welcoming toward this […]

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 Murphy - West Contra Costa School District 

  • 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