To help you navigate the wide range of information online, we’ve begun a collection of trans resources. If you would like to submit resources, or comment on any that are listed on this page, please contact us.


Local Resources


Gender Journeys CMHA HKPR

Jan Tkachuk
Program Coordinator
jan@cmhahkpr.ca
705-748-6711 ext. 2102
Gender Journeys web page

Peterborough Trans*Space

A hang-out place, hosted by the Trent Queer Collective, for Peterborough and surrounding area trans*-identified and questioning folk to come hang out, chat, share knowledge, be ourselves, and build or find a sense of community and support. See the RSO Community Calendar for upcoming dates and further details.

Local Counselling and Support

Jan Tkachuk
Psychotherapist and Clinical Consultant
jan.tkachuk@gmail.com
705-927-6753

Roma Rees
Rees Counselling & Consulting
705-745-8710

Dr. Barbara Mann
Psychologist
705-742-3120

Centre for Gender and Social Justice

Sadleir House, Room 202
751 George St. North.
705-742-7195
centreforgsj@gmail.com
www.centreforgsj.blogspot.ca

Rainbow Youth Coalition

Anya at PARN
705-749-9110 or 1-800-361-2895
anya@parn.ca
www.rainbowyouth.ca


Downloads and Guides


Support

Support for Transgender Individuals

Support for Transgender Individuals

This 40-page guide from PFLAG Canada Inc. considers many questions about being, and coming out as, a transgender person.

Hormones

Hormones: A guide for FTMs

hormones-FTM

This booklet from Vancouver Coastal Health, Transcend Transgender Support & Education Society and Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition explains how hormones work, describes the changes to expect from testosterone, outlines risks and possible side effects from testosterone, and gives you information about how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks.


Hormones: A guide for MTFs

hormones-MTF
This booklet from Vancouver Coastal Health, Transcend Transgender Support & Education Society and Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition explains how hormones work,describes the changes to expect from MTF hormones, outlines risks and possible side effects, and gives you information about how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks.


Links


Personal stories

Tranifesto
Transfesto
Information and opinion about transgender and transsexual issues and experience from someone who’s been there. Tranifesto is meant to engage, educate, and hopefully, at times, entertain. Comments are welcome. Through reader comments, other readers can learn about the diverse opinions and lives of trans people.


ryansallans.com
ryanssallans.com

Since 2005, Ryan has shared his transition from female to male with the world. Today, through public speaking and his memoir, he inspires people to move past their fears and toward their inner truths.

Identity

CAMH Gender Identity Clinic

CAMH

The Adult Gender Identity Clinic at CAMH offers consultations and support to anyone over 18 who wishes to explore issues related to their gender identity or gender dysphoria which may include any degree of transgender expression. They also conduct comprehensive assessments for transsexual clients seeking hormone treatment and/or sex reassignment surgery.


Hudson’s FTM Resource Guide

hudsonsftm

Information on topics of interest to female-to-male (FTM, F2M) trans men, and their friends and loved ones. Non-trans men have also found the pages on mens grooming and clothing to be helpful. Transsexual, non-transsexual, intersex, transgender, genderqueer, questioning, and “just plain folks” are all welcome.

Health

Trans Health
transhealth

Trans-Health is a website that provides information on health and fitness for transgender and transsexual people. Trans-Health was acquired by TransGuys.com in 2010 and re-launched in December 2011 with a mandate to preserve this resource.

Advocacy and Rights

Egale Canada Trans Rights

Egale Canada

Information on Bill C-279, healthcare, identification, travel, and parenting. Egale Canada is a national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights organization: advancing equality, diversity, education and justice.