A new Canadian study—the first and largest of its kind in Canada—shows that while Canada’s transgender youth face significant physical and mental health issues, strong family, school and community connections are helping many of them navigate these challenges.
The Calgary Board of Education will be building gender-neutral washrooms into the design of its new school buildings in a move spurred by conversations with Calgary students from Gay Straight Alliance clubs, and concerns from transgender students.
Nickelodeon will be honoring transgender teen Zachary Kerr at the upcoming TeenNick HALO Awards, which reward worthy youth with grant money to further improve their community.
Beginning this month, transgender teens in the Greater Toronto Area will have better access to healthcare services with the opening of the Transgender Youth Clinic at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The Transgender Youth Clinic is the first and only transgender adolescent clinic in Toronto.