Information for Transgender, Gender non-conforming and Gender Questioning Individuals and their Families
Parent Primer: A Guide to Finding Compassionate Medical Care for Your Transgender Child. Mary Kiernan-Stern, LCSW
TransYouth Family Allies (TYFA)
TransYouth Family Allies
TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected." http://www.imatyfa.org/
Gender Spectrum Lounge
"...a space in which individuals can exchange ideas, confide, and discuss the topics that are most important to our community in a safe, secure, and supportive digital platform." - Click on logo to register.
Local gender-neutral bathrooms
Unisex/Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in the Central Virginia area --
This listing of local public gender-neutral, unisex, and family bathrooms is maintained by one of our chapter board members. Feel free to use the contact form on the linked page if you know of a restroom to add. You may also wish to visit safe2pee for a national listing of gender-free restrooms.
Gender, Children & Teens
A list of resources, compiled by Mary Kiernan-Stern, LCSW, that have been specifically selected for parents, family members, friends and professionals who would like to learn about the Gender Non-Conforming Child.
PFLAG Booklet: Welcoming our Trans Family and Friends.
Transgender Resource and Referral List, Virginia Dept. of Health & Virginia Transgender Task Force
Health Care for Transgender Individuals, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Women’s Health Care Physicians
Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9--12 --- Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Selected Sites, United States, 2001--2009 Centers for Disease Control. June 6, 2011
Trans* Resource Directory -- maintained by one of our chapter board members, this website links to many helpful resources for the transgender and gender variant community.