Guides, booklets and toolkits


Bush, C., Ward, R., Radcliffe, J., Scott, M., & Parsons, M. (2015). All of us: Health and physical education resource: Understanding gender diversity, sexual diversity and intersex topics for years 7 and 8. Melbourne: Safe Schools Coalition Australia and Minus18.

Chesworth, A., O’Saurus, C., Radcliffe, J., Ward, R., & Birkinshaw, Z. (n.d.). Gender is not uniform. Melbourne: Safe Schools Coalition Victoria, Ygender, ZBGC, and Minus18.

Department for Education and Child Development. (2016). Transgender and intersex student support. Adelaide: DECD.

Department of Education, Training and Employment. (2014). Diversity in Queensland schools — information for principals.

Edmund Rice Education Australia. (2017). Live life to the full: EREA safe & inclusive learning communities statement. Richmond, Victoria: EREA.

Edmund Rice Education Australia. (2017). Live life to the full: Resources for principals, school leaders & teachers. Richmond, Victoria: EREA.

Equal Opportunity Commission of Western Australia. (2013). Guidelines for supporting sexual and gender diversity in schools: Sexuality discrimination & homophobic bullying. Perth: Equal Opportunity Commission of Western Australia.

New South Wales Teachers Federation (n.d.) Gender, Sexuality and Identity kit.

Pearce, J., Gardiner, V., Cumming-Potvin, W., & Martino, W. (2016). Supporting gender and sexual diversity in high schools: Building conversations for LGBTQI human rights in the English classroom. Perth: Murdoch University and Young and Well CRC.

Radcliffe, J., Ward, R., Scott, M., & Richardson, S. (2015). Safe schools do better. Supporting sexual diversity, intersex and gender diversity in schools. Melbourne: Safe Schools Coalition Australia.

Riggs, D. W., & Giffney, N. (n.d.). Schools working with gender variant children. Gender Identity Australia.

Twenty10. (n.d.). A guide to supporting trans* young people at school. Newtown: Twenty10.

Ward, R., Radcliffe, J., Scott, M., & Richardson, S. (2015). Guide to hosting inclusive school formals. Melbourne: Safe Schools Coalition Australia.

Ward, R., Radcliffe, J., Parsons, M., Gaylard, M., & Toussaint, D. W. (2015). Guide to supporting a student to affirm or transition gender identity at school. Safe Schools Coalition.



Alberta Education. (2016). Guidelines for best practices: Creating learning environments that respect diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. Alberta: Alberta Education.

American Psychological Association. (2015). How Educators Can Support Families With Gender Diverse And Sexual Minority Youth: Promoting Resiliency for Gender Diverse and Sexual Minority Students in Schools.

American Psychological Association. (2015). School-Based Risk and Protective Factors for Gender Diverse and Sexual Minority Children and Youth Improving School Climate.

American Psychological Association. (2015). Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Students in Schools: Key Recommendations for School Health Personnel.

American Psychological Association. (2015). Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Students in Schools: Key Recommendations for School Administrators.

Anti-Defamation League. (2016). Discussing transgender and gender non-conformity identity and issues: Suggestions and resources for K-12 teachers. New York, NY: ADL.

Barron, M., & O’Hagan, L. (2016). LGBT safe & supportive schools toolkit: Creating schools that are fully inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people. BeLonG To and HSE.

Cannon, S., & Best, T. (Eds.). (2015). Schools transgender guidance. The Intercom Trust & Devon and Cornwall Police.

Family Equality Council. (2016). Creating transgender inclusive schools: Navigating the federal transgender education guidance: Tools and resources for parents, students, teachers and advocates. New York: Family Equality Council.

GLEN (Gay and Lesbian Equality Network). (2016). ‘Being LGBT in school’: A resource for post-primary schools to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying and support LGBT students.

GLSEN. (n.d.). The GLSEN jump-start guide: Part 7 Where’s the “T” in GSA? Making your student club trans-inclusive. GLSEN.

GLSEN, & National Center for Transgender Equality. (2016). Model district policy on transgender and gender nonconforming students: Model language, commentary & resources. Washington, DC and New York, NY: GLSEN and National Center for Transgender Equality.

Gay-Straight Alliance Network/Tides Center, Transgender Law Center, & National Center for Lesbian Rights. (2004). Beyond the binary: A tool kit for gender identity activism in schools.

Gender Identity Research and Education Society. (2010). Guidance on combating transphobic bullying in schools.

Gender Spectrum. (n.d.). Gender inclusive teaching.

Gender Spectrum. (n.d.). Gender inclusiveness assessment.

Gender Spectrum. (2017). Gender support plan.

Gender Spectrum. (n.d.). Transgender students and school bathrooms: Frequently asked questions.

InsideOUT, & RainbowYOUTH. (2016). Starting and strengthening rainbow diversity groups. New Zealand.

Lambda Legal. (n.d.). Working with transgender students.

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition Policy Committee. (2012). Best practices for serving transgender and gender non-conforming students. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition.

NASUWT, The Teachers’ Union, Northern Ireland. (n.d.). Trans equality in schools and colleges: Advice and guidance for teachers and leaders.

National Association of School Psychologists. (2014). Position Statement: Safe schools for transgender and gender diverse students. Bethesda, MD: NASP.

National Association of School Psychologists, & Gender Spectrum. (2016). Gender inclusive schools: Counseling and supporting students and families.

National Education Association. (2016). Legal guidance on transgender students’ rights. June. Washington: NEA.

New Zealand Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA). (2017). Affirming diversity of sexualities and gender identities in the school community: Guidelines for principals, boards of trustees and teachers. Wellington: PPTA.

Open Society Foundations. (2015). License to be yourself: Trans children and youth.

Orr, A., & Baum, J. (2015). Schools in transition: A guide for supporting transgender students in K-12 schools. New York, NY, San Leandro, CA, Washington, DC, San Francisco, CA and Washington, DC: ACLU, Gender Spectrum, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, National Center for Lesbian Rights and National Education Association.

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2011). Gender identity in schools. Ontario: Public Health Agency of Canada.

The Society for Safe and Caring Schools & Communities. (2012). Safe and caring schools for transgender students: A guide for teachers. Alberta: The Society for Safe and Caring Schools & Communities.

Standards & Achievement Team Brighton & Hove City Council and Allsorts Youth Project (2013). Trans* inclusion schools toolkit: Supporting transgender and gender questioning children and young people in Brighton & Hove schools and colleges. UK.

The Trans Oral History Project. (2014). I live for… trans education: A youth toolkit.

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Safe and Healthy Students,. (2016). Examples of policies and emerging practices for supporting transgender students. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.

Wells, K., Roberts, G., & Allan, C. (2012). Supporting transgender and transsexual students in k-12 schools: A guide for educators. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Teachers’ Federation.