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First Conference for Parents of Transgender Children

Thursday, 03. 1. 2007  –  Section: TransNews, Vault

We are pleased to announce the first family conference for parents of gender variant and transgender children!  Join us in Seattle during the 2007 Labor Day weekend as we debut the first family-centered conference for people raising gender variant and transgender kids and teens. Stephanie Brill, conference program director and founder of the Children’s Hospital Oakland support group for parents of gender variant and transgender young children, brings her expertise and ground-breaking work to our family conference.  Gender Odyssey - Family ...

A Traditional Family: Fact or Fiction?

Wednesday, 10. 25. 2006  –  Section: INTRAAupdates, Vault

What defines a family in 2006? Join us as we explore today's families with a video presentation, art / photo exhibit, panel discussion and small group discussion. INTRAA Board Member, Margeaux May, will participate as a panelist. Presented by Indy PFLAG, Youth and Diversity, Indiana Equality Region 8 and Heartland Interweave.

Community Forum on the Proposed “Marriage Amendment” Political, Biological, Sociological, Theological Perspectives What are the ramifications and social justice implications of this amendment for all the people of Indiana? The proposed amendment: “(a) Marriage in Indiana consists only of the union of one man and one woman. (b) This Constitution or any other Indiana law may not be construed to require that marital status, or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon unmarried couples ...

The Children's National Medical Center through their Gender and Sexuality Psychosocial Program (formerly known as the Outreach Program for Children with Gender-Variant Behaviors and their Families) has published a booklet. Even though this booklet is primarily geared to parents with young children, several of the issues it addresses pertain to older children as well. Every parent, teacher, social worker... anyone who works with children should read. If You Are Concerned About Your Child's Gender Behaviors: A Parent guide...

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