Trans Resources

CTYS Pride and Prejudice

Toronto-based youth service agency. Offers unique programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, transsexual and questioning youth 25 and under. Through individual counselling and group work, programs support youth who are exploring or challenged by a range of identity and gender issues.

Website: http://www.ctys.org/programs/prideprejudice.htm

 

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line

Toronto-based. The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth line is a toll- free Ontario-wide peer-support phone line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, 2 spirited, queer and questioning young people. Who know where you’re coming from. TTY service for the hearing impaired is available.

Website: http:// www.youthline.ca

 

Sherbourne Health Centre – Health Care for the Transgendered and Transsexual Community

Community Health Centre based in downtown Toronto. Sherbourne Health Centre provides innovative primary health care, counselling, support, outreach, health promotion, and education programs to our clients – the many individuals who reflect the diverse and vibrant communities of southeast Toronto.

Website: http://www.sherbourne.on.ca

 

SOY: Supporting Our Youth

Located in Sherbourne Community Health Centre. Improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual youth in Toronto through the active involvement of adults working together with youth.

Website: http://www.soytoronto.org/

 

The 519 Trans Services/Programs

Toronto-based community centre. The 519 is a meeting place and focus for its vital and varied downtown Toronto community. Within a supportive environment it responds to community issues and needs by supplying the resources and opportunities to foster self-determination. It is committed to principles of accessibility, voluntarism, individual dignity and value, participation and celebration.

Website: http://www.the519.org

Resources: A range of downloadable publications are available including; The Toronto Trans and Two Spirited Primer: An Introduction to Low-income, Sex Working and Street Involved transgendered, Transsexual & Two Spirited Service Users in Toronto

http://www.the519.org/programs/trans/transprimer.pdf

 

Transsexual Menace Toronto

Website: www.themenace.net/

 

Queer Trans Men

A website created by the Gay/Bi/Queer Transmen Working Group (of the Ontario Gay Men’s HIV Prevention Strategy). The group is made up of transmen and non-transmen (both community members and service providers) living and working in Ontario, Canada and is dedicated to raising awareness about the sexual health of transmen and sharing knowledge around our complex bodies, sexualities and sex lives.

Website: http://www.queertransmen.org/

Resources: Primed: The Back Pocket Guide for Transmen & the Men Who Dig Them.

http://queertransmen.org/images/primed.pdf

 

Xpressions – Toronto’s Transgender Support Club

Website: www.xpressions.org/