Resources for Teacher Candidates

Mental Health Literacy & Wellbeing

Inclusion for Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

Resources and Books to Learn More About Gender Diversity

  • 2018 Top SOGI Book Choices for Students and Teachers
  • Gender 101 – BC’s Transgender Health Information Program website
  • Questions and Answers: Gender Identity in Schools (2011) by Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Schools in Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools (2015) by coalition of American organizations such as Gender Spectrum and National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • Supporting Transgender and Transsexual Students in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Educators (2012) by Canadian Teachers’ FederationGender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children by Diane Ehrensaft
  • The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes (2016) by Diane Ehrensaft
  • Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools (2010) by Elizabeth J. Meyer
  • Sexual Health Information Disparities Between Heterosexual and LGBTQ+ Young Adults: Implications for sexual health
  • The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, Volume 25, Number 2, 2016, pp. 74-85 by Maxime Charest, Peggy J. Kleinplatz, and Jessie I. Lund
  • Supporting Transgender & Gender Creative Youth (2014) by Elizabeth J. Meyer and Annie Pullen Sansfaçon
  • The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals (2008) by Rachel Pepper and Stephanie Brill
  • The Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens (2016) by Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney

Lesson Plans and Other Curricula