Transgender Resources

Resources for Transgender People in Crisis

Transgender people in crisis should contact the following resources:

Transgender Organizations

Transgender Programs at LGBT Organizations

General Information and Resources

  • The 2015 U.S. Trans Survey is the largest survery of transgender people ever conducted. The data has also been broken down by race, ethnicity, and geography. The survey's results detail the extent of the poverty, discrimination, and violence faced by transgender people. The results are also available in Spanish.
  • Transgender Lives: Your Stories is an interactive campaign created by The 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 was 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 Educational Resources, provides trans information on school issues and supports efforts for creating policy change in school districts.

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

Recent stories

Hiding in plain sight: Understanding the real fear of violence queer women experience and what we can do about it

Recent reports of a trans woman’s murder in Montgomery, a subway attack in New York City, and a hate crime in Seattle further illustrate the victimization of women as targets of violence because of their gender identity and sexual orientation.

VIDEO: Teddy Geiger opens up about her personal journey, Grammy nomination

Teddy Geiger recieved a Grammy nomination last month for writing Shawn Mendes' track "In My Blood." She talks to CBS This Morning about her transition, nomination, and more.

How a new Christmas stocking made me feel accepted in my family after coming out as trans

I teared up at the sight of it and immediately hugged my parents, knowing this was their doing and that they wanted me to feel comfortable and included on my favorite holiday.

Times Square billboard gives trans woman’s death a necessary spotlight

This negligent treatment must end before more lives are lost.

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