Queer & Trans Family Planning Weekend

Queer & Trans Family Planning

Weekend Course

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  • For people of diverse family structures and identities, including gender queer, trans, bisexual, poly, pan or omni-sexual, dyke, butch, femme, boi, lesbian, gay, queer, or other, and their partners.

    Through selected resources and discussions with industry guests, parents, partners and peers, explore practical, emotional, social, ethical, financial, medical and legal issues related to becoming a parent. Find information, clarify needs and decisions, and build community.

    Topics Include

    The content in this course will shift in response to participants’ needs:

          • Getting Grounded: Ideas of family, lifestyle changes, pathways to parenthood
          • Fertility awareness and insemination procedures
          • Fertility preservation for trans people
          • Adoption
          • The Heart Connection: Non-biological and adoptive parenting
          • Co-parenting
          • Surrogacy
          • Legal Issues
          • Self-Advocacy: Building our confidence and our communities
          • What about the kids?
          • Next steps

Upcoming Offerings:

Current listings are on our What’s On page.

LGBTQ family planning courses are developed in partnership with collaborators in the broader community.

The courses are programs of the LGBTQ Parenting Network at Sherbourne Health Centre.