Transgender Resources

Recent stories

Tell Me Why is the first major studio game to feature a playable transgender lead character

Xbox Game Studios and DONTNOD worked with GLAAD to create Tyler, a young trans guy living in rural Alaska.

Harry Potter Fandom Responds to JK Rowling's Anti-Trans Activism: "Although it is difficult to speak out against someone whose work we have so long admired, it would be wrong not to use our platforms to counteract the harm she has caused."

The Leaky Cauldron and MuggleNet, two well-established Harry Potter fan communities, issued a statement denouncing the Harry Potter author for her harmful and disproven statements about transgender people.

Introducing GLAAD's inaugural class of 20 Under 20 Honorees

GLAAD's Rising Stars 20 Under 20 list spotlights twenty young LGBTQ people who are shaping the future of media and activism.

GLAAD works with Hollywood to shape transgender stories and help cast trans actors

Working with Hollywood to diversify and create authentic transgender media representation, GLAAD is reshaping the way Americans get to know people who are transgender. 

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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.