Gender 101:

Gender identity is, for many, a rather new concept. The more it is studied, the more often what seemed like "simple common sense" is simply inaccurate, rude, or even hurtful. Here are a few links to what one might call "primers" for those seeking to get up to speed.

The Gender Book - "The GENDER books is a fun, colorful, community-based resource, which illustrates the beautiful diversity of gender - a gender 101 for anyone and everyone."

Gender Identity - The REAL Sex Talk This is an extremely well-produced and easy to consume vido primer on gender identity, terminology, etiquette, etc.


Beauty and Fashion


Miscellaneous Useful Stuff:


A message from a Christian mother of a trans child

Transgender and Non-Binary People FAQ - Human Rights Campaign

Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People | National Center for Transgender Equality (

Understanding Transgender People: The Basics | National Center for Transgender Equality (

Gender Development Program | Children's National (

Understandin transgender people, gender identity and gender expression - The American Psychological Association 

Gender Spectrum Homepage - Gender Spectrum

The National Center for Transgender Equality

Trans Youth Family Allies

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health - Standards of Care