Transgender Resources

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Tyler, a playable trans character, is here in Xbox Game Studios and DONTNOD's 'Tell Me Why'

GLAAD worked closely with Xbox Game Studios and DONTNOD to create Tyler, the first playable transgender character in a game from a major studio.

There's never been a better time to watch 'Disclosure' on Netflix

I am fighting for the day I am allowed to exist in my entirety.

A beginner's guide and brief history of LGBTQ rights cases in the U.S. Supreme Court

GLAAD Campus Ambassador Isaac James discusses how the U.S. Supreme Court became a vehicle for LGBTQ equality and what advocates should focus on following the latest rulings.

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.


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.