RESOURCES

(Adapted from GLAAD’s Transgender Resources: https://www.glaad.org/transgender/resources. If you have additional resources to share, please send them to realboymovie (at) gmail (dot) com)

resources for transgender people in crisis

The Trevor Project‘s 24/7 Lifeline at 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386) or Trevor Chat, the Trevor Project’s online messaging service
Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255)
Do you live outside the United States? If so, check out The Trevor Project’s list of international resources here.

support for trans people and their families

Gender Spectrum (support for families, trans youth, and educators)
Gender Diversity (support for families, trans youth, and educators)
Trans Youth Equality Federation (support for families and trans youth)
Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA) (support for families and trans youth)
Transgender Support Network at PFLAG (support for families)
TransLife Center at Chicago House (support services)
Gender Identity Project at the NYC LGBT Center (support services)
COLAGE People with Trans Parents (support for kids of trans parents)
Transgender Care Listings (extensive list of healthcare, social, political, and other resources)

resources based outside the usa

TGEU (Europe: advocacy, research, education)
All About Trans
(UK; media project)
Gendered Intelligence (UK; education & advocacy)
GIRES (UK; research & education)
TranzWiki (UK; support)
Mermaids (UK; support for gender expansive youth and their families)
Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) (Ireland; education & advocacy)
Movimento Identità Transessuale (Italy; advocacy, medical, legal)
Transgender Network Switzerland (Switzerland; advocacy, education)
Gender DynamiX (South Africa; advocacy, education)
YGender (Australia; support & advocacy)
Families Like Mine (a resource from BeyondBlue) (Australia; support for families of gender expansive youth)

issue-specific organizations

TransTech Social Enterprises  (economic empowerment)
L.A. LGBT Center’s Transgender Economic Empowerment Project  (economic empowerment)
SF Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative  (economic empowerment)
TransAthlete.com  (info about trans athletes)
Transfaith (trans-led organization focused on issues of faith and spirituality)
SPART*A  (advocacy for trans military service members)
Transgender American Veterans Association  (advocacy for trans veterans)

general information and resources

The full “Injustice at Every Turn” report, with breakdowns by race and ethnicity. “Injustice at Every Turn” is a survey of over 6,400 transgender people detailing the discrimination faced by this community.
Transgender Lives: Your Stories is an interactive campaign created byThe New York Times to allow transgender people to tell their own stories in their own words.
I AM: Trans People Speak is a campaign created by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and sponsored by GLAAD to raise awareness about the diversity of transgender communities. It lifts the voices of transgender individuals, as well as their families, friends, and allies.
Our Trans Loved Ones is a resource for friends and family members of transgender and nonbinary people
The Trans 100 is an annual list of 100 amazing and inspiring trans Americans who are visible within their communities.
We Happy Trans is a website devoted to sharing positive stories from trans people everywhere.
TSER, Trans Student Equality Resources, provides trans*-related information on school issues and supports efforts for creating policy change in school districts.
GLSEN’s Safe Space Kit: http://www.glsen.org/safespace
Transgender Etiquette: http://thinkagaintraining.com/
Transgender 101: http://www.masstpc.org/media-center/transgender-101/

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