Today, five national organizations introduced Schools In transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools, a first-of-its-kind publication for administrators, teachers, and parents about how to provide safe and supportive school environments for transgender students.
Thank you to everyone who attended the Gender Spectrum Conference and Professionals’ Symposium. Below are a few favorite moments and highlights from Gender Spectrum staff.
transgender students have the right to use restrooms that align with their Gender identity, according to a far-reaching, landmark brief written by the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More »
As a reminder, registration for the Gender Spectrum Conference and Professionals’ Symposium closes on July 5.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Gender Spectrum joins in the pain and sorrow following the recent death of a transgender teenager whose online expression of pain and call to action has gone viral.