Posts tagged Trans
By The Way resource website for young trans, gender-diverse and gender-questioning people

The By The Way website has been designed by young trans, gender-diverse and gender-questioning people attending groups run by GYRO (Gay Youth r’ Out), part of the Young Person’s Advisory Service based in Liverpool for young people who need access to information about gender identity. The website can be shared in secondary PSHE/RSE lessons as part of empowering young people to talk positively about LGBT+ Inclusion and can be shared by Pastoral Care leaders with students who require support.

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Leeds City Council Gender Identity Guidance for Schools and Children and Families Services

A comprehensive, useful guide designed by Leeds City Council for organisations working with children and young people who are trans, gender-diverse or gender questioning and their families to ensure that policies and procedures comply with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and best practice. Advice is provided on areas such as language use, dealing with transphobic bullying and hate incidents and exploring issues of gender identity in the National Curriculum.

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Mental Health of Transgender Children Who Are Supported in Their Identities

Previous work with children with gender identity disorder (GID; now termed gender dysphoria) has found remarkably high rates of anxiety and depression in these children. The mental health in a sample of socially transitioned transgender children is examined in this 2016 research study by Kristina R. Olson, Lily Durwood, Madeleine DeMeules and Katie A. McLaughlin.

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Sample Trans Inclusion Kit for Schools - Oxford Safeguarding Children's Bureau

The Trans Inclusion toolkit, designed with the input of trans young people at the Leicester LGBT Centre is a best practice guide which provides schools and other settings with the information and resources required to become a trans inclusive environment.

The toolkit should be used as part of a whole school approach, including staff and governor training and involvement of the wider school community.

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