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Youth Blog – Be Heard For Who You Are!

3rd March

A new Voice & Communication group for Trans* Youth & Young Adults in Chicago is launching soon.



Family Blog—Gender-Inclusive Approaches to Parenting

Posted by Mich in Families Blog, Featured. No Comments

25th January

All children can benefit from gender-inclusive parenting! Learn how and why to start today.



Research Blog—Barriers to Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Individuals

10th December

What challenges stand in the way of pursuing gender-affirming care? Check out findings from our ongoing study.



Youth Blog—What to Remember on Trans Day of Remembrance?

19th November

On Trans Day of Remembrance, learn ways to fight the violence faced by trans women/trans feminine people by being a better ally.



Youth Blog—Your Annual Check-Up: Going to the Gynecologist as a Trans-Masculine Individual

18th September

Everyone should feel safe & validated with their doctor! Here is some information for visiting the OB/GYN as a trans-masculine individual.



Family Blog—The Importance of Being An Ally to Your Transgender Child

Posted by IMPACT in Families Blog, Featured. No Comments

12th August

Your child just came out as transgender. How should you respond? Bottom line: Be supportive.



Research Blog–Policy Brief: Changing Name and Gender on Government IDs

Posted by Liz McConnell in Featured, Research Blog, Transgender Blog. No Comments

7th July

Recent policy changes have made it easier for transgender people to update their IDs, but we still have a long way to go.



Youth Blog–LGBT History beyond Stonewall: The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

16th June

Stonewall was an important moment, but it actually wasn’t the first time that LGBT people in the US organized and demanded better treatment.



Youth Blog—Transitioning in College

4th June

Transitioning in college carries its own set of challenges on top of academic responsibilities. Unsure where to go for help? Start here.



Research Blog – Coming Out Again: Diversity in Sexual Orientation and Attraction for Trans Men

13th May

What does research show about shifts in sexual orientation and sexual attraction for trans men?






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