Introducing a Guidebook of Terms to help you understand LGBTQIA+ terms and definitions.
The terms and definitions are always evolving and changing and often mean different things to different people. They are provided below as a starting point for discussion and understanding.https://lgbtqia.ucdavis.edu/educated/glossary.html
How To Talk To Your Parents
When it comes to development, sex, and sexuality, it can be hard to know what to expect. The purpose of this is to inform LGBTQIA+ young adults about the process most parents go through when their child’s sexual orientation or gender is disclosed.Coming Out To Your Parents
How to Support and Talk To Your Child
When parents talk to and affirm the value of their children, young people are more likely to develop positive, healthy attitudes about themselves. This is also true when the subject is sex. Research shows that positive communication between parents and their children can help young people establish individual values and make healthy decisions.How to Talk to Your Child
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
Guide for Parents of Transgender and Gender PDF
Gender Spectrum: Social media has many pertinent and informative videos
UCSF’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health:
Parent resource ONLY – there is a closed facebook group that is for the parents of transgender children called “Parents of transgender children.” There is an application process they complete to get into the group.
Hotlines: Trans Lifeline - 877-565-8860 they also have a facebook and twitter. This is staffed by transgender individuals who can provide support.
Website with additional resources for hotlines
How to screen for a safe transgender or intersex therapist or doctor... read more
How to screen for a safe transgender or intersex therapist or doctor...read more
Intersex Campaign for Equality
InterACT Advocates for Intersex Youth
United Nations - Free & Equal Intersex Fact Sheet
Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) and Differences of Sex Development (DSD)/ Intersex Support GroupFacebook Support Groups
Intersex Support for Parents
Florida Intersex Support Group