We are a team of LGBTQ and ally researchers who want to share some of our findings with our communities. This website is for families, service providers, and researchers who care for LGBTQ people and who want to support them. We made this website because we wanted to share useful information with you!
A friend [of mine] and also the primary child care provider to one of my friends is very strongly tied to the trans community. She's frequently posting articles about children and gender identity and how to support a healthy gender identity through freedom of gender expression in children. Which is really great "cause that's not necessarily something that I [know very well].
Most of our findings are coming from a 2-year study called Postpartum Wellbeing Study (Funded through The National Institute of Health), a research study where we looked at the mental health and wellbeing of women of various sexual identities in the Toronto and Boston areas as they transitioned into parenthood. These were some of our questions: