(Adapted from GLAAD’s Transgender Resources: https://www.glaad.org/transgender/resources)
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 Kids of Trans Community (support for kids of trans parents)
advocacy & legal services (united states)
National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) (advocacy)
Transgender Law Center (TLC) (legal services and advocacy)
Gender Proud (advocacy)
Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) (legal services)
Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) (legal services)
Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) (advocacy)
Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) (advocacy)
Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) (advocacy)
Black Trans Advocacy (advocacy)
Trans Latina Coalition (advocacy)
SPART*A (advocacy for trans military service members)
Transgender American Veterans Association (advocacy for trans veterans)
PFLAG’s Transgender Ally campaign (advocacy)
Campaign for Southern Equality (advocacy, Southern states)
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) (legal services)
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) Transgender Rights Project (legal services)
The Task Force’s Transgender Civil Rights Project (advocacy)
HRC’s transgender resources (advocacy)
National Center for Lesbian Rights – Transgender Law (legal services)
TransJustice at the Audre Lorde Project (advocacy)
GLAAD’s Transgender Media Program (media advocacy)
Freedom for All Americans (policy and legislative advocacy)
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)
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.
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/