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Transgender Michigan's Youth Chapter



A Guide for Parents of Transgender and Gender-Expansive Youth


Gateway Youth Services, Lansing, Runaway Hotline: 877-833-3689,


Stand with Trans,


Trans Youth Family Allies --


Gender Rainbow Playgroup (Write For Info)  For families with children ages 4-12. Meets once a month and is an inclusive environment in which gender may be freely expressed and respected. It gives children and their families an opportunity to bond, share experiences, and develop friendships. For more information contact


Parents of Trans Kids (Call For Info)  Based in Southeast Michigan, we are a group of parents raising gender variant children. We meet every 4-6 weeks for support, discussion, information sharing and family oriented activities. Started in 2011, we are organized by a local therapist who also hosts the Parents of Trans Kids facebook page. For more info contact Dr. Caretto, or call (248) 553-9053.


Q' News Voice of Queer Youth


Pink Boys -- Sarah Hoffman writes about life with her son who is a "pink boy"  and keeps a blog at that address, and she also lists different resources for moms and parents of "pink boys"


The Transgender Child is a GREAT book for both parents and any doctors or social workers or psychologists that work with him (I highly suggest this):


10,000 Dresses -- One of several children's books about boys who like girl things.


My Princess Boy written by the mom of a boy that likes pink, sparkles, and tiaras:


Waltham Housse, A group home for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (GLBTQ) Youth,

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