What: GEKCO is a confidential support group for gender expansive children ages 12 and under and their families.
Why: Social, educational and informational opportunities for transgender and gender fluid kids and their families.
Community resources exist for older trans youth and adults so we provide a safe, welcoming and fun space for younger kids.
Parents have a chance to get to know one another and share concerns, information and encouragement. We invite speakers to address specific issues of interest.
Where: Private locations in Indianapolis area.
How: To ensure our families’ safety and privacy, we vet prospective members. Referrals from therapists welcome.
Meetings include social time for all, pitch-in snacks, dedicated youth activity time with trusted adult and older teen volunteers, and separate meeting time for parents.