Huffington Post poll shows majority of Americans favor protecting the rights of transgender folks; families of trans children meet with Betsey DeVos, Secretary of Education; how to start getting involved in the political process.
Encouragement for parents on discovering a child is or may be transgender. What’s the best way to react?
Maren Sandra Jansen (welcomingtransfolks.com and marensandrajansen.com) interviews Dr. Thomas Wayne Johnson, a medical anthropologist. Tom’s work centers on non-binary folks and their interactions with the healthcare system. This is the first of a multi-part interview with Dr. Johnson.
Many (most?) transgender folks have had very difficult lives before they make a decision to transition. This transition may be to any part of the gender spectrum. If you will be changing you gender presentation to something new or you are gender nonconforming, you need to build the confidence to maximize you success. In this video, Maren Sandra Jansen describes some steps to take to build confidence.
It’s critically important that adults, family and friends, teachers,
therapists and healthcare professionals use the correct pronouns for
transgender children and adolescents. You will help prevent suicides and self harm.
With new voter ID laws and requirements, it can be a challenge for transgender folks to vote. In this video, I tell you where to get the resources you need to register and vote. Whatever your gender identity is, you have the right to vote and you can vote.
Why do churches need to explicitly welcome transgender folks? How can they become clearly welcoming?