Additional Resources


For Trans* People


A trans man’s experience with abortion.


Abortion story from a black trans man.


A fact sheet that offers information about reproductive options for trans people including contraception, fertility preservation, breastfeeding and tips for providers.


A campaign created by trans men, allied-health providers and the Sherbourne Health Centre to talk about pap tests for trans men. Their website includes a tip sheet for providing pap tests to trans men that would also be useful to abortion clinic nurses and physicians.



A resource for the transgender community covering health, legal issues, cultural and social questions, history, theory, and more. It is a place for transgender and gender-questioning people, their partners and families, students, professors, guidance counselors, and others to look for up-to-date information on transgender life. Chapter 12 is about sexual and reproductive health.


The first sexual health resource written by and for gay, bi and queer trans men.

French version


A pamphlet produced by the Centre of Excellence for Transgender Health, University of California, San Francisco.


For Healthcare Providers


A manual for providers on operationalizing trans-inclusive policies and practices in an abortion setting.


Frequently asked questions covering name and pronoun usage, demystifying trans narratives and stereotypes, and respectful physical examinations.


A trans health guidebook for health care and social service providers available in both English and French.


A call to action for activists and providers  


A cis healthcare provider’s insight.


A powerpoint presentation explaining trans concepts and language aimed at providers. Cedar River also provides online training around trans healthcare for providers



Trans Families and families-to-be


A short film on trans parenting in North America today. It has been translated into French, Latin American Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian and Japanese. This short film has been turned into documentary entitled Transgender Parents.


The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-identified (LGBT) Family Coalition advocates for the legal and social recognition of LGBT families. They are a group of LGBT parents and future parents exchanging information, sharing resources with a number of guides LGBT families.


The LGBTQ Parenting Network is a program of Sherbourne Health Centre. They support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer parenting through training, research, resource development and community organizing. They work with individuals, organizations, and communities from the local to the international. The ‘Trans Parenting’ portion of their website includes a section on the Trans Family Law project and the Transforming Family project report, a community-based research project about trans people’s parenting experiences.