Family & Ally Resources

Below are some community resources and information we compiled for family members and allies of gender-diverse loved ones and community members.

Gender Spectrum – Understanding Gender

TransYouth Family Allies: Create a Safe Folder

TransYouth Family Allies Frequently Asked Questions

Trans Families

Tips for Parents and Guardians of TGNB youth

To the beat of a different drummer: The gender-variant child (Source: Contemporary Pediatrics)

Supportive Families, Healthy Children: Helping Families with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Children

Advancing Acceptance: Get the Facts About Trans Youth [Infographic]

Our Trans Loved Ones: Questions and Answers for Parents, Families, and Friends of People Who Are Transgender and Gender Expansive

(Movement Advancement Project) Resources for Families of Transgender & Gender Diverse Children

American Academy of Pediatrics – Gender Identity

Paths (Re)Membered Project – NW Portland Area Indian Health Board

Resources for parents of transgender kids

Our Trans Loved Ones – Parents For Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG)

Learning the Lingo

Books on gender identity and transition

How to Support Trans Kids as a Parent — Tamarindo (

Parenting is Political— Parenting is Political

Trans-Parenting Podcast on Apple Podcasts

Welcoming Your Trans Family Member: A Resource for Latinx Families & Communities 

Our 10 Favorite LGBTQ+ Family Podcasts of 2019 – Family Equality

How to Be a Girl Daily Life With My Transgender Daughter (podcast)

How to Support Your Transgender and Nonbinary Child

Gender Identity Development in Children 

Gender Spectrum – Parents and Family 


Research on the state of LGBTQ+ youth

New CDC Data Shows LGBTQ Youth are More Likely to be Bullied Than Straight Cisgender Youth – HRC

LGBT Youth | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health | CDC

The State of the LGBTQ Community in 2020 – Center for American Progress

Research | GLSEN