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Holiday Resources for Families, Youth and Professionals
Holiday Resources for Families, Youth and Professionals

The holidays are near and we have new resources for navigating gender no matter which holiday traditions you celebrate. Parents and families can find great ideas, young people will hear from their peers about gender and the holidays, and professionals can learn some valuable tips for working on gender with youth during the holidays. Check […]

Transgender Awareness Week 2018
Transgender Awareness Week 2018

From November 12 – 19, Gender Spectrum is joining individuals and organizations around the country in recognizing Transgender Awareness Week in support of transgender, nonbinary and Gender-expansive youth and adults. You can see our new video, Transgender Voices from the Gender Spectrum Conference, and more videos and resources below. Many thanks to (in order of […]

Gender and the Holidays: Paving the Way
Gender and the Holidays: Paving the Way

With the excitement of holiday gatherings also come the possibilities of affirmation or rejection of your child’s gender by family members and loved ones. Shifts in identity or expression, new names and pronouns, unsupportive family members and general lack of gender knowledge can provide fertile ground for helping your family and community deepen their understanding […]

Conversations About Gender at Holiday Get-Togethers
Conversations About Gender at Holiday Get-Togethers

The holidays are coming! It can be a wonderful time of year. Perhaps all you want to do is eat your mashed potatoes in peace, but it’s more than likely that you’ll spend at least some part of the holidays at a gathering with family, friends, and maybe the “friend of a friend” acquaintance you […]

Gender Spectrum is Hiring
Gender Spectrum is Hiring

We are excited to say that we are hiring! We are adding several new positions to our team – keep track of this page as it will be updated as we post the new positions. Gender Spectrum is an equal opportunity employer and we value diverse perspectives and experiences at our organization. We do not […]

What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Chest Binder
What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Chest Binder

by Constante Quirino Deciding to approach your life openly with a body image you want can be intense, exciting, and terrifying, all at once. Your body doesn’t define you, but it can help if your body matches your definition of yourself. You’re not alone. Compression garments, like binders, are meant to aid anyone seeking a […]

We Are More Than Our DNA
We Are More Than Our DNA

In response to the Trump memo proposing to redefine gender, Lisa Kenney, Executive Director of Gender Spectrum released the following statement: Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught. Leslie Feinberg The New York Times reported Sunday that the Trump Administration has drafted a memo that would define […]

Update: Free Online Gender Webinar for Parents, Families & Friends
Update: Free Online Gender Webinar for Parents, Families & Friends

Our free webinar “Dimensions of gender” for parents, families and friends is scheduled for November 13, details below! DIMENSIONS OF GENDER FOR PARENTS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS Tuesday, November 13, 5:00 – 6:00 pm PT/8:00 – 9:00 pm ET Is there someone in your life you would like to have a deeper appreciation for gender diversity? Or […]