Gender Stories
A Teacher’s Story
A Teacher’s Story

Shirley, an elementary school teacher from Northern California who attended our Professionals’ Symposium, is one teacher who exemplifies the value of our work. Shirley learned of Gender Spectrum shortly before the Symposium, and she was eager to work on creating a gender-inclusive classroom and school environment, noting “I want to work at the school level, […]

Clothes Don’t Have Genders
Clothes Don’t Have Genders

My friends always looked at me strange when I went into the boys section or girls section in the clothes shop.

A Plan
A Plan

My child was anxious about an upcoming family reunion getting planned because they know people will use the wrong pronouns though they are aware of my child being Non-binary.

Are you a girl or are you a boy?
Are you a girl or are you a boy?

I grew up in the 50’s and 60’s where there wasn’t a lot of non gender specific expression accepted. Girls never wore boys clothes – if you had pants, there wasn’t a fly, they either zipped on side or back or just pulled on.

Parent of a Transgender Girl
Parent of a Transgender Girl

It can feel like an island at times that no one understands or can even imagine what it’s like to be in our shoes. I have experienced a number of emotions.