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Frequently asked questions  (FAQ)

View our list of frequently asked questions for youth. We also have a list of frequently asked questions for supportive adults.

Online resources

View our list of online resources for youth. We also have a list of online resources for supportive adults.

Recommended reading

We have several lists of recommended reading.

How we can help

Learn more about how we can help you with your needs.

Terminology

Social transition is simply changing your outward appearance (hairstyle, clothing and outward gender expression) and your name and pronouns. There is no medical intervention involved in this type of transition and is commonly referred to as a “real life test”. It is completely reversible.

Medical transition consists of medical intervention to alter the physical/sexual characteristics of your body in order to affirm your gender identity.

Learn more about terminology.

Coming Out

We have information on coming out to parents/guardians, at school, and to friends.

Learn more about coming out.