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Transgender Resources

Resources for Transgender People in Crisis

Transgender people in crisis should contact The Trevor Project's 24/7 Lifeline at 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386), Trevor Chat, the Trevor Projects' online messaging service, or The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Transgender Organizations

Transgender Programs at LGBT Organizations

General Information and Resources

  • 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, sponsored by GLAAD, is a 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.
  • 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.

 

Know of a resource that should be added to this page? Contact GLAAD's Transgender Media and Education Program.

Recent blog posts

Comprehensive transgender healthcare approved in Oregon

Due to a historic vote, transgender Oregonians will be able to access trans healthcare under Oregon's Health Plan starting in 2015.

Michelle Duggar spreads transphobic misinformation with calls to Arkansas voters

Not only does Michelle voice the Arkansas Family Council's and FRC's anti-LGBT bigotry and undying dedication to inciting baseless moral panic, but perhaps above all else, they have teamed up to demonstrate a complete ignorance about the issues at hand—namely, a lack of basic legal protections and respect for various members of Arkansas' community.

Author of "Transphobia is Perfectly Natural" asked to take a leave from ad agency

Gavin McInnes, the author of what is considered by many to be one of the most offensive op-ed written about transgender people, has been asked to take a leave of absence from the ad agency he helped to create.

How long will the transgender community have to wait for justice?

Today, as people gather in New York City to remember the one-year anniversary of the brutal murder of Islan Nettles, Michael Silverman penned an op-ed for the New York Daily News that calls on justice to be served, not just for Islan, but for the many others who have faced violence around the country and the world.

NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.

Delhi University including third gender option on application forms

Delhi University is welcoming transgender, or third gender, as they are legally recognized in India, applicants by including the option to identify as third gender on application forms.

Transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, moved to solitary confinement after reporting rape

Advocates are deeply concerned about transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, who, according to The Advocate, not only was incarcerated in a men's prison at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center even though she identifies as a woman, but was also sent to solitary confinement after reporting that her male roommate raped her.

Minneapolis Star Tribune profiles The Naming Project, an LGBT Christian youth camp

The Minneapolis Star Tribune highlighted The Naming Project, a groundbreaking summer camp that is a safe haven for Christian youth of all sexual and gender identities.

New documentary highlights trans woman's relationship with her LDS Church upbringing

A new short documentary film, TRANSMORMON, follows the life of Eri Hayward, a 25-year-old transgender woman who grew up in the Mormon LDS church in Utah.

Iranian survey finds 17% of Iranian young adults report being gay

An official report issued by Iran's parliamentary research department has uncovered a surprising fact: 17% of young adults surveyed said that they are gay.

Trans people deserve the same access to healthcare as everyone else

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah are being called upon to overturn New York State Medicaid's regulation excluding transgender people from accessing care. Medicaid is meant to ensure that low-income people have the care they need to survive, and no one should be denied that just because of who they are. Take action now