“Love your kids and help them discover who they are.”
It really is that simple.
Given the complexity of gender, it is not surprising that an increasing number of terms and phrases are developing to describe it. Below are some of the key terms you might encounter: Biological/Anatomical Sex. The physical structure of one’s...
Is my child gender nonconforming? Our children are who they are, regardless of what gender was assigned to them at birth after a quick glance at their genitals. Gender identity is internal, formed in the brain. Some children may already have...
1. The parents are liberals pushing a gay agenda. Transgender and gender-variant children come from all kinds of families: liberal, conservative, non-political, religious, agnostic, atheist, gay, straight, 2-parent households, single parents,...
Trans-Parenting is an organization dedicated to providing support and educational resources to parents and their advocates (pediatricians, mental health professionals, lawyers, schools, friends, family, and churches) raising a gender independent child.
We are happy to help our community improve the understanding and acceptance of gender variant children through open conversations and presentations. Our outreach efforts include speaking to medical and therapeutic professionals, universities, religious organizations, local school districts and at political events.
Gender Pathway Services (GPS) at Children’s Mercy Hospital
Chuck Franks, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Michael Henderson, MS, LPC
Scott Fieker, LPC
Swope Health Services
Phone: 816-926-7645, ext. 6670
Emily Foltz, MA, PLPC, Certified Gender Therapist
J. Alyce Collins, BA, Counseling intern
Contact us to speak to your organization about transgender issues. Learn More