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.
TYEF is proud to be speaking at this year's Virginia LGBT Family Conference in Hampton, Virginia! We encourage you to attend, meet new people, and learn! TYEF's Board Advisor Zack Paakkonnen will be the key note speaker. Learn about transgender law and raising awareness for the transgender community. Click here for more information about the conference.
Obama Administration Letter Regarding Transgender Student Rights
This May, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice signed a letter to all federally funded education systems that outlined what was expected of them when handling transgender students. Right on.
Click here to read the letter yourself!
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
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.