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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 helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments
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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 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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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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We Belong Here

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Laurin Mayeno, the proud mixed-race mother of a multiracial gay son, launched Out Proud Families in 2014 to pursue her passion – using her voice as a mother to build acceptance and support within families and communities, with a focus on mixed-race families and families of color. At last year’s Gender Spectrum Conference Laurin shared […]

An Unexpected Parenting Dilemma

An Unexpected Parenting Dilemma

When my trans-daughter was little, and her gender journey was still new to our family, I found myself facing a dilemma. How do I reconcile my feminist values with supporting my child who wanted everything princess and sparkly and fluffy? I was a women’s studies major! But I found myself saying “yes” to the Disney […]

A Collection of Links from Gender Spectrum

A Collection of Links from Gender Spectrum

Below are a few links from the internet that we enjoy and think that you might like as well!  Morgan Darby – When I was growing up I never wanted to be a princess, especially the ones that Disney portrayed. There are many reasons for that, but I think the biggest reason was that I […]

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