What transgender teens need from their parents

When teenagers confide that they are transgender or uncertain about their gender identity, their parents may be unsure how to offer support.

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Trans Youth Handbook

Co-authored with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the Trans Youth Handbook is a legal resource guide that covers the rights of trans youth across such a wide spectrum of situations, including identity documents, school, health care, non-affirming care environments, and work.

Outlet: A program of adolescent counseling services

Outlet is youth-centered, respecting all individuals and honoring their differences. Outlet program staff provide a safe environment that is confidential, inclusive, and non-judgmental. Striving for social justice and engaging youth in achieving freedom, fairness, and equality for all are the core elements of the program. Outlet services support the emotional, physical, and social development of youth as whole individuals.

The LGBTQ Youth Space

For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally youth and young adults ages 13-25, living in Santa Clara County. The Youth Space is a program of Family & Children Services.

San Francisco State University's Family Acceptance Project

The Family Acceptance project provides training on using our multicultural family education booklets and other resources with providers, religious leaders, parents, families, foster families and caregivers of LGBTQ youth.

The Trevor Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.


Maya Adam, MD: Health Across the Gender Spectrum

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