Transgender Resources

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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.

For TDOV, Dominique Jackson, Rain Valdez, and Scott Turner Schofield came together for a Super Soul conversation

The event was hosted by the OUT at Meredith group and PEOPLE’s Deputy West Coast Editor Jason Sheeler.

For TDOV, GLAAD and Instagram are teaming up to amplify trans comedians when we need them most

 

Each year on March 31st, the world observes TDOV to raise awareness about transgender people. It is a day to celebrate the lives and contributions of trans people, while also drawing attention to the poverty, discrimination, and violence the community faces.

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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

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.

For TDOV, Dominique Jackson, Rain Valdez, and Scott Turner Schofield came together for a Super Soul conversation

The event was hosted by the OUT at Meredith group and PEOPLE’s Deputy West Coast Editor Jason Sheeler.

For TDOV, GLAAD and Instagram are teaming up to amplify trans comedians when we need them most

 

Each year on March 31st, the world observes TDOV to raise awareness about transgender people. It is a day to celebrate the lives and contributions of trans people, while also drawing attention to the poverty, discrimination, and violence the community faces.

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