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Gender Spectacular! A drop-in for kids and families

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Updated Sept 2017

In addition to the parent support group that meets at Commonwealth every 2nd Wednesday of the month, there is a new drop-in starting for trans and gender-creative children in grade 7 or younger, and their families (siblings welcome)! This group is also for trans and non-binary parents who have children in grade 7 or younger.

What to expect: First hour as collective play/fun time together, second hour will have a facilitated parent support space. While we still want to have open play time, based on feedback we will also have a bit more structured time and games/activities facilitated by trans and genderqueer adults to help children get to know each other.

There will also be snacks! Yum :)

When: 2nd Friday of the Month (starting Dec 9, 2016) from 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Quadra Village Community Centre (901 Kings Road)

For more details and accessibility information, please contact Alyx at

A poster of two clouds and a rainbow, which contains the information about the drop-in (this information is in the body of the blog post)

Also, listen to their amazing CBC radio interview and read the news article by clicking the link below!

Gender Spectacular offers kids space for fun and answers in Victoria

A new youth drop-in for families at Quadra Village Community Centre is a celebration of gender diversity, organizers say. Alyx MacAdams and Kendra Farley began Gender Spectacular as a way to give trans and non-binary gender children who are in Grade 7 and younger a way to play in a safe space with kids like them.

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