With the coming holiday season, many parents and families are navigating issues related to their children’s gender, such as communicating with family and friends, gift giving, faith observations and family gatherings.
Below you will find announcements from
Gender Spectrum on their upcoming webinar,
online groups and other online programs to help
you navigate gender this holiday season.
You can also find links to their other current and upcoming online groups for youth and adults.
Please check it out... thank you!
Please note: Gender Spectrum is located in California,
but the times shown below are Eastern Time (ET).
A Guide to Preparing for Holiday Gatherings
Thursday, November 7
12:00-1:00 pm (ET)
On November 7th, please join Gender Spectrum staff for this free webinar designed to help you anticipate and prepare for situations that might come up at holiday gatherings. The holidays can be stressful - but we can help! We will have practical tips and guidance that you can use before, during and after the holidays to help your child and family enjoy the holidays together.
Preparing for the Holidays Discussion Online Group for Parents Raising Gender Diverse Children and Teens:
Join with other parents and family members to help plan for a joyful holiday season! This group will meet four times in November and December 2019:
- Thursday, November 14th, 12:00-1:00pm (ET)
- Tuesday, November 19th, 8:00-9:00pm (ET)
- Tuesday, December 10th, 12:00-1:00pm (ET)
- Wednesday, December 18th, 8:00-9:00pm (ET)
Other Online Groups for Adults and Youth
Gender Spectrum's Online Groups are safe spaces to discuss your experiences, ask questions, and meet peers who are navigating similar situations. You can join the groups for one or more sessions, and you may join anytime.
Groups for Adults
International Online Discussion Group for Parents Raising Gender Diverse Children and Teens: This group will meet on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm (ET) beginning on November 5 for four weeks (skipping November 26, the week of Thanksgiving). The group will be in English although the facilitator is also fluent in French. Register here.
Grandparents Group: An Online Discussion Group for Grandparents of Gender Diverse Kids: This group began October 23 and continues on Wednesdays through November 13. The group meets from 2:00-3:00 pm (ET). Register here.
Groups for Pre-Teens and Teens
Teens: This group will meet for four sessions mid November - December. Finalized dates will be announced shortly. Register now and we will email you dates and times when the sessions are announced. Register here for the Teen Group.
Pre-Teens: This group will meet for four sessions mid November - December. Finalized dates will be announced shortly. Register now and we will email you dates and times when the sessions are announced. Register here for the Pre-Teen Group.