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Trans And Gender Diverse Resources

At Rainbow Families we acknowledge families are created in various ways. We also acknowledge that not all parents identify as “mum” or “dad”, and some parents may be exploring their gender identity, or transitioning. We also acknowledge some parents may have a child or teenage who is exploring their gender identity, who may identify as transgender and/or non binary or gender diverse (TGD).

 

Here are some wonderful resources including some groups.

TransHub is a comprehensive resource for anyone with a TGD family member or friend, as well as for members of the TGD community. 

For TGD parents

Rainbow Families Gender Diverse Parents Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/GenderDiverseParents/

 

Trans and Gender Diverse folks and their supports and allies.

https://transprideaustralia.org.au

 

The Gender Centre

https://gendercentre.org.au

 

Relationship peer support

Australian TGD Peer Support has two groups. One is for those in the relationship, the other group is for non-transitioning partners and ex partners. There are also a number of parents in these groups as well.

 

There is also a full list of resources on this page.

Website: https://tgdsupport.info

 

For parents who have children or teens who are trans and/or gender diverse

For children

Parents of Gender-Diverse Children

https://www.pgdc.org.au

 

For teens

YGender

http://www.ygender.org.au

 

For YOUR parents

 

Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) who, despite the name, do cover families of TGD people as well.

https://pflagaustralia.org.au

 

The NSW Gender Centre run groups specifically for parents. 

https://gendercentre.org.au

 

We hope this helps!

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