Resources

 PUBLICATIONS THAT CAN BE DOWNLOADED IN PDF FORMAT

 

Our Trans Children –  This is the newest version of the PFLAG Transgender Network cornerstone publication.  The book is an introduction to trans issues, especially for parents of “children” of all ages  Contents include commonly asked questions, commonalities and differences between sexual orientation and gender identity, issues of transgendered youth and transgender and the law.

2014-Guide to Being a Trans Ally  – This publication focuses on transgender inclusion, and the role allies play in making it a reality.

Our Daughters_Sons - A resource for parents who are forming new and honest relationships with a “child” who has recently come out to them. This booklet answers several commonly asked questions about having a gay child. It includes a list of related resources.

Faith in Our Families – Discovering that a loved one is gay. lesbian or transgender can pose new questions about your faith and may prompt you to re-evaluate beliefs that you previously took for granted. This publication provides examples for reconciling your faith with knowledge that a loved one is gay.

Blue_Book - This resource is designed to address the most frequently asked questions about homosexual orientation. This book is deigned primarily as a starting point to encourage thought and dialogue.  It is certainly not meant to be definitive.  It is meant as a step toward breaking the silence in families.

 Be_Yourself - Questions and answers for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.

Recommended Transgender and Intersex Websites

Recommended Reading Transgender

 A Christian_Conversation_Guide - Published by HRC.

 Straight_Spouse -  A guide for understanding issues facing families with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender Spouses.

Our Trans Loved Ones-  Questions and answers for parents, families and friends of people who are transgender and gender expansive.

Schools in Transition 2015- A new publication from Gender Spectrum is a great place to start for engaging educator allies to create safer schools. This guide highlights best practices while offering strategies for building upon and aligning them with each schools culture.

 Schools-In-Transition