For years there has been a centralization of funding at the CAMH Child Youth and Family Gender Identity Service, which was run by Dr. Zucker. Meanwhile other service providers exist across Canada, which support these families through an affirmative approach (that meets current best practices in the field). These affirmative services are drastically underfunded, and new commitments are required from all levels of government to ensure that families with gender diverse children are effectively supported.
This petition provides supports the closure of CAMH Child Youth and Family Gender Identity Service while demanding additional funding to support gender diverse children and their families through an affirming and trans-positive model of care, recognizing that gender diversity “is a matter of diversity, not pathology.” If you agree, sign here.
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