Gender Nonconforming Populations


This executive summary was developed by the Gender Nonconforming Populations task team and includes major conclusions and stress/loss points that this population has experienced due to COVID19.

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. daily.

Evidence-based and Promising Practices:

Local Workforce Trainings & Education

Read the Oregon Department of Education Guidance to School Districts: Creating a Safe and Supportive School Environment for Transgender Students

Trans Student Educational Resource
website
- The Gender Unicorn in multiple languages and a coloring book download. 

Respect(ED) Peer Education, provides resources, support, and advocacy for students working to implement peer education programs around consent and sexuality at their schools.

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network - COVID-19 Guidelines for QTPOC Mental Health Practitioners

Mypronouns.org developed a Guide for Personal Pronouns

Gender Matters! Breaking Down Barriers to Respect Across Lines of Gender and Sexuality Workbook.

Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Service Standards for Healthcare Workforce: click on the link for a US H&HS free CLAS training that can be taken online in sections with CEUs.
- Effective, Cross-Cultural Communication Skills Worksheet to improve the cultural and linguistic appropriateness of your staff.
- For a complete list of CLAS workplace worksheets like the one above.

Workforce implicit Bias Handout with CLAS Standards
 - developed by members of the Trillium Diversity & Health Equity Committee in partnership with Lane County LaneCare. 

Do you work in a healthcare setting and have little behavioral health background? Mental Health First Aid trains doctors, nurses, front desk staff and more how to recognize and respond to the signs of mental illness and addiction in both their co-workers and their patients.

Cupa-HR developed a facilitation guide on LGBTQ+ that contains tips, tools and conversation starters which can be adapted for team meetings or staff trainings. Full list of guides for other equity topics click here.

Learn How to Become Organization developed Transgender in the Workplace: A Career & Resource Guide for Employees & Employers

University of Oregon, Respecting Transgender Coworkers

USA Today wrote on "LGBTQ Americans are getting coronavirus, losing jobs. Anti-gay bias is making it worse for them"
Trans poverty data.

Respectful Communication and Language

University of Oregon Resources
- Trans Glossary 101 for terminology and definitions.
- Using Pronouns

Think Inclusive writes on How Can Our Communication Be More LGBTQ Inclusive?

Growing Up Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender is a resource guide intended for those in the teaching profession. Includes information on respectful communication, prejudice and discrimination, and gender identity.

Ally & Family Support Resources

Visit PFlag, the largest grassroots organization dedicated to helping parents, allies, and gender nonconforming people.

An Ally's Guide to Talking About: Transgender-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Laws

Family Therapy: Multisystemic Therapy Model (MST)
- MST Overview Presentation
- MST Model Website

Family Therapy: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Model
- Cognitive Behavioral Family Therapy Techniques
- A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Family Therapy

Family Therapy: Family Centered Therapy (FCT) Model
- Development of Family Centered Treatment
- Family Centered Services of CT website with resources for parents and the community.

Support Groups
Visit the Gender Equity Center at Lane Community College for information on support groups.

NAMI Peer-Peer Support Group Classes.



LGBTQAI+ Community Resources

Transgender information on Medicare coverage
- General healthcare coverage guide

National Center for Transgender Equality - Transgender people must be aware of the particular risk for the coronavirus because of the several factors. Click on this link for a Trans People COVID guide.

Trans Legal Services Network members represent over 80 organizations across the country dedicated to providing name and gender change services or other legal services for trans people in their areas. Oregon members are listed below:
- Basic Rights Oregon 503.222.6151
- Outside In 503.535.3800

University of Oregon complied a list of Gender Change Resources

Trans*Ponder resource site
, browse the available trans/gender diverse friendly resources.

Lane County Services and Resource List for LGBTQ+

True Colors United Covid-19 Action and Resource Center: info on mental health, LGBTQ young people during this time, and more general resources

Ophelia's Place has 2020 online activities and workshops. Register for these activities by calling (541) 284-4333, or emailing info@opheliasplace.net. Activities are for girls and girl-identified youth ages 10-18. 

Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County has online support groups for self-identified men, women, and members of the queer community age 18 and older. 


Thank you hearts
Thank you to everyone who contributed their time and expertise to develop this toolkit for the community.
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• Amanda McCluskey, HIV Alliance
• Dana Goodwin, Center For Family Development, Therapist
• Katherine Fisher, Oregon Family Support Network, Family Partner
• Kendra Wright, Lane County Behavioral Health, Peer Support
• Leilani Brewer, LaneCare
• Lucy Zammarelli, LaneCare
• Rustie Anderson, Center for Family Development
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If you have suggestions or questions about this website please feel free to contact Lucy Zammarelli at (541) 520-4702 or at Lucy.Zammarelli@lanecountyor.gov


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