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Cole Ramsey has never lived transgender rural Saskatchewan. But, even while living in Regina, Ramsey experienced some challenges in accessing health services related to a gender transition.
The Trans Hope Fund is a pilot program in the Moose Jaw area to support transgender people living in rural Saskatchewan. According to Donna Bowyer, the Moose Jaw branch director of the Canadian Mental Health Association, 41 per cent of ashley people will attempt suicide. Cole Ramsey, gender diversity representative for Moose Jaw Pride.
Ramsey is now increasingly in the spotlight as a transgender advocate, teaching people about the issues. As a substitute teacher, Ramsey teaches in schools across the Prairie South School Division — some located as far as kilometres from Moose Jaw.
Within the first month of subbing, though, Ramsey had reached at least one student, who quietly slipped a sticky note across their desk transgender walking out of class.
Another experience was less quiet: After explaining the title Mx.
Individuals basic instinct nude pic martin a ashley donation at moosejawpride. She hopes this program will inspire other regions to do something similar.
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That also extends to their classroom presence. Simply by doing their job, Ramsey is opening eyes to gender diversity. Comments We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles martin blog posts.