First Steps: Shared Stories from Parents and Caregivers of Trans* and Gender Diverse Children

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First Steps is a collection of personal stories, information and tips written for and by parents and caregivers of Trans* and gender diverse children. Published by Working It Out and the Gender Centre NSW, the booklet includes five stories from parents and a young person about their experiences, a note a about language and and gender identity, links to useful books and resources for talking about gender identity with children, and information about Working It Out support groups for parents, young people and adults in Tasmania.

First Steps was made possible with the generous assistance of many parents and families, the Gender Centre NSW and, Being Proud, a project of Working It Out, initially funded by the Tasmanian Government Department of Premier and Cabinet LGBTI Community Grants program 2014.

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Families Like Mine

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Families like mine is a guide for parents and families to help create a supportive and inclusive family environment for young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual (LGB), gender diverse or questioning their sexuality or gender identity.

This guide offers perspectives from LGB and gender diverese peolpe and families, information and links to community networks to help you support your child or loved one as you move forwards together.

View the guide at www.beyondblue.org.au/familieslikemine

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www.beyondblue.org.au/familieslikemine