Learn and ConnectLegal and Policy Professionals
Legal professionals and policy advocates are uniquely positioned to create protections and offer needed tools, resources and other assistance in support of gender-diverse youth and their families.

Professional Development and Training

Gender Spectrum works with legal and policy advocates to help you understand gender and the vital role that gender has for legal and policy professionals. Whether you work directly with children and families, counsel or train your organization’s members, or advocate for more gender inclusive  health, education or other policies, our professional development and training will give you the foundational knowledge and tools to meet your objectives.

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Resources on Gender, Children and Youth

We have resources that can help legal advocate and policy makers develop greater gender literacy and better serve all of their clients and constituents, and resources you can use to successfully navigate legal and policy issues on transgender, non-binary and gender-expansive youth.

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Stories from the Field

Watch stories featuring legal and policy advocates who are successfully incorporating gender-inclusive practices, and share your own.

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Online Programs

Get information, advice and support to help inform you on gender, the law and policy making.

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The Lounge 

Our online community The Lounge includes groups where professionals, parents, family members and youth can post their thoughts, share resources, and find support.

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Groups Directory

Our nationwide Directory of in-person and online support groups can be a critical resource for your clients.

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Events Calendar

Find information about symposia and other events for all professionals who advocate for and/or work with children and families.

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