Transgender Resources

Recent stories

Demi Lovato's nonbinary revelation is important in more ways than one

This excerpt is from an essay published on NBC News Think, and can be read in full here.

Kayla Gore, a Black Trans Woman on the Lead to End Homelessness and HIV Prevalence for Black Trans Women

Kayla Gore is the Founder of My Sistah’s House and the Tiny House Project MSH. My Sistah’s House is a TGNC-led organization that provides emergency housing, advocacy, and resource assistance to TLGBQ communities in Memphis, TN. Through their Tiny House Project, My Sistah’s House has built houses to provide a safe place for Black Trans women in the Memphis area to call home. Kayla and My Sistah’s House are part of the National Geographic short-form documentary series, IMPACT with Gal Gadot. The episode premiered on May 17th and coincided with International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. 

How to support the trans community this Pride

As legislation continues to target transgender people, especially trans youth, at unprecedented levels, Pride is a time to show support for the community. Here are some ways how.

Message to Trans Youth as the Trans Military Ban Officially Lifts

 

SPECIAL TO GLAAD/FROM ARMY VETERAN LAILA IRELAND

Today the U.S. military resumes its policy to allow transgender personnel to serve openly. It is a promise kept for President Biden, who campaigned to reverse the ban suddenly imposed nearly four years ago. It’s also a moment to savor for trans military members, who can now serve as any other American, out and as our authentic selves.

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Resources for Transgender People

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.

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

Recent stories

Demi Lovato's nonbinary revelation is important in more ways than one

This excerpt is from an essay published on NBC News Think, and can be read in full here.

Kayla Gore, a Black Trans Woman on the Lead to End Homelessness and HIV Prevalence for Black Trans Women

Kayla Gore is the Founder of My Sistah’s House and the Tiny House Project MSH. My Sistah’s House is a TGNC-led organization that provides emergency housing, advocacy, and resource assistance to TLGBQ communities in Memphis, TN. Through their Tiny House Project, My Sistah’s House has built houses to provide a safe place for Black Trans women in the Memphis area to call home. Kayla and My Sistah’s House are part of the National Geographic short-form documentary series, IMPACT with Gal Gadot. The episode premiered on May 17th and coincided with International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. 

How to support the trans community this Pride

As legislation continues to target transgender people, especially trans youth, at unprecedented levels, Pride is a time to show support for the community. Here are some ways how.

Message to Trans Youth as the Trans Military Ban Officially Lifts

 

SPECIAL TO GLAAD/FROM ARMY VETERAN LAILA IRELAND

Today the U.S. military resumes its policy to allow transgender personnel to serve openly. It is a promise kept for President Biden, who campaigned to reverse the ban suddenly imposed nearly four years ago. It’s also a moment to savor for trans military members, who can now serve as any other American, out and as our authentic selves.

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