Within this article it evaluates different terminology to do with gender diversity and sexual orientation. It also provides caregivers with tips and strategies to support children with diversity surrounding gender and sex.
These resources were created to help welcome, celebrate, and affirm 2SLGBTQ families and gender-independent children in a variety of Early Years environments. The materials were developed by independent researchers for Toronto Children’s Services. The reflection guide is aimed at Early Years staff, and the pamphlets and posters support both staff and program participants. The Reflection Guide in French, and Posters and Pamphlets in Farsi, French, Spanish, Tamil, and Traditional Chinese – coming soon!
This video explains the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity in greater detail.
This toolkit provides activities and discussions on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gernder expression.
This resource provides a list of books that challenge traditional gender norms and illustrate diverse characters.
This resource suggests books for early childhood on gender diversity in support of positive gender identity development.
This resource suggests books for sex education, appropriate for early childhood.
This resource provides valuable knowledge on the development of gender identity through the age of 2 and 8 and also how to support children in their gender identity.
Gender spectrum provides many valuable resources for educators in understanding gender, mental health, and many other topics.
This resource provides lesson plans that can help in supporting non-binary and transgender students and in creating an inclusive environment for all students.
This resource provides a few ways of teaching gender equity in the classroom through addressing your own bias and understanding intersectionality.