Trans Youth Equality Foundation

Education, advocacy, and support for transgender youth and their families

The Trans Youth Equality Foundation provides education, advocacy and support for transgender and gender non-conforming children and youth and their families. Our mission is to share information about the unique needs of this community, partnering with families, educators and service providers to help foster a healthy, caring, and safe environment for all transgender children. 


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FROM TYEF BOARD

Check out Irwin Krieger's 2nd edition guide for parents, Helping Your Transgender Teen. This is an outstanding book that addresses common fears and concerns that parents of transgender teens share. Read this book to understand what your child is experiencing and feeling during this challenging time.

Also check out Irwin's other book, Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youth. An essential guide for counselors working with youth with regard to their identity, mental health, person and family life, and their medical and social transition.

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Check out this excellent guide to learning about transgender students rights and how your school can protect them!

Gender Spectrum's guide can be found HERE


  TYEF in Philadelphia for the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference 2016    The upcoming dates for the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference in 2017 are September 7th to September 9th.

TYEF in Philadelphia for the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference 2016

The upcoming dates for the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference in 2017 are September 7th to September 9th.

  TYEF kids make lifelong friendships at our youth retreat camps

TYEF kids make lifelong friendships at our youth retreat camps

About Us

Find out about our organization, mission, our services and resources, and the impact we are making on the lives of transgender youth and their families

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TYEF TRANSWAVES PODCAST PROGRAM

TransWaves is a podcast produced by the Trans Youth Equality Foundation, where we interview trans youth, allies, providers, activists, families, and more to bring the voices of the trans child movement to a wider audience. Here you will find varied perspectives from all generations and backgrounds on what it means to be a young person who is transgender in today's world. 


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