Gender Spectrum connects you with their blog, events, books, trainings, and resources!!

Pronouns – A How To Guide to Gender Neutral / Gender Inclusive Pronouns – a helpful resource with answers to frequently asked questions about gender pronouns. 

Schools in Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools Hudson’s FTM Resource Guide:  website intended to provide information on topics of interest to female-to-male (FTM, F2M) trans men, and their friends and loved ones.

Transbucket! :  online collection of images and information on trans-related surgeries and healthcare.  It was helpful for me to see “before” and “after” pictures of top surgery before I accompanied my son.

T-VOX Trans 101

Raising My Boychick:  Parenting, Privilege, and Rethinking the Norm:  a great blog!

Trans Respect/Etiquette/Support 101

In a Bind: Binder exchange program for trans youth



Accepting Dad

Labels Are For Jars

Pink Is for Boys

Raising My Rainbow

Sarah Hoffman

Dangling Possibilities

“It’s Hard to Be Me” – Parenting and Loving Our Gender Fluid Child



The Los Angeles Gender Center:  therapy and support groups for transgender individuals and their loved ones.  I attend their Parent Support Group.

Gender Spectrum:  great resources and great conferences for families of trans and gender variant people/kids!

Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference: very popular, free annual conference focused on the health and well-being of transgender people, communities and allies.

TransActive:  education, counseling, and advocacy for transgender and gender nonconforming children, youth, and their families.

Trans Justice Funding Project – community-led funding initiative supporting grassroots, trans justice groups run by and for trans people.

My Purple Umbrella:  Gender variant children’s playgroup & community network

Camp Ten Trees: summer camp in the Pacific Northwest.  One week for LGBTQA youth, one week for children and youth of LGBTQ and/or non-traditional families.


She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community by Laura Erickson-Schroth

The Gender Book

The Transgender Child:  A Handbook for Families and Professionals by Stephanie A. Brill and Rachel Pepper

Transitions of the Heart:  Stories of Love, Struggle, and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children edt by Rachel Pepper

“Polkadot” A Gender Non-Binary Children’s Book Series by Talcott Broadhead

Nina Here Nor There:  My Journey Beyond Gender by Nick Krieger

My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis

Two Spirits, One Heart by Marsha Aizumi

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock

I Promised Not to Tell: Raising a Transgender Child by Cheryl B. Evans


Original Plumbing:  A quarterly magazine about trans male sexuality and culture.  Issue #8, The Family Issue, has 60 pages of interviews with different types of families… a personal resource for family members of trans children and trans parents looking for community. Some subjects touched on include: Chosen family, solo parenting (& dating) as trans men, being a supportive parent of a transgender teenager in the public school system, foster parenting, grieving the loss of a family members, trans male pregnancy and more.


“Being Queer Means…” by Nadia Cho: An explanation of the term “queer.”

“Moms Standing Up for Their Kids” by Amelia

Medical Therapy and Health Maintenance for Transgender Men: A Guide for Health Care Providers: You can download this for free online; may be helpful if you have specific questions about the medical transitioning process for FTM’s.


One Response to “Resources”

  1. Talcott BroAdhead December 1, 2013 at 3:52 pm #

    Great resource list!! Stopping by to mention that “Meet Polkadot” is now available for purchase at


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