Recent Blog Posts: Transgender, Gender Nonconforming and Non-Binary
Resources for People with a Transgender Parent
COLAGE is a program of Family Equality dedicated to supporting and uplifting the voices of youth and adult children with one or more LGBTQ+ parent/caregiver—also
People with Transgender Parents Guide
The first guide, written in 2008, by and for people who have a transgender parent. Originally called the Kids of Trans Guide, it has since been updated to People with a Transgender Parent (PTP) guide.
Coming Out to Your Child
You are already doing the work; simply by taking the time to consider how to sensitively approach coming out to your child brings intentionality to
Family Equality Tells Trans Fertility Stories with HuffPost’s IVFML Podcast
One of our great gifts at Family Equality is the opportunities we get to partner creatively with genius storytellers. In 2018, we got an email from Anna Almendrala, who, at the time, was a writer for HuffPost.
Talking Trans With Your Kids
"What do you mean? Your DAD had a baby? That's impossible!" As a transgender parent, I know my kids get asked a lot of questions about their family. Most of these questions come from innocent curiosity, but occasionally malice sneaks in.
Going from “Daddy” to “Mommy”: What Will I Tell My Kids?
For those of us who are transgender, our relationship with self may be complicated. I became a parent long after I realized I was transgender and long after I had taken steps to transition physically. But for people who are already parents, grappling with a shifting identity—or decision to transition—may be doubly complicated.
What Doesn’t Bend, Breaks: Resiliency Strategies for Trans Folks on Fertility Journeys
"Your ultrasound technician called me by the wrong pronoun. She was lovely the rest of the time, but I'm sure you know that it's not acceptable for that to happen."
Transgender Youth & Fertility: How and Why We Should Plan for the Future
Here at Family Equality, we believe that everyone should be able to build a happy, thriving family on their own terms. But what does that mission mean for transgender youth?
Trans Women and Fertility: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and What You Can Do
“Can I hold him?” she asks, tenuously extending her arms. “Of course!” I say, and gently place my 6-month-old baby in her tender grip. Her eyes flood with tears. “I just never thought someone like us could have a baby. And now… it’s too late for me.”
Bringing Trans Resources to You: Family Equality Announces Partnership with Fertility IQ
After building so many resources for the people who support you, we're pleased to announce a partnership that allows us to build things for you.
Preparing for Pregnancy as a Non-Binary Person
Preparing for pregnancy as a non-binary person will involve a few extra steps to ensure your mental and physical health is supported throughout the process.
Family Building for the Trans Community
This handbook is designed for transgender individuals who are thinking about parenthood. It includes information on: Fertility preservation prior to gender confirmation surgery and hormone