Transgender Resources

Recent stories

GLAAD chats with the Chapman family about NBC's 'Council of Dads'

The new family drama from Tony Phelan and Joan Rater includes a young trans actor named Blue Chapman in the cast.

For Your Consideration: Trans actors for Emmy Awards recognition

As the Emmy Awards prepare to announce this year's nominees, now is a good time to recognize noteworthy performances from trans actors in trans roles over the past 12 months.

Pentatonix taught me to be visible and proud of my trans identity

Allies who don’t speak on behalf of a community but rather use their platform to amplify the voices of a community enable and teach people how to use their voice to advocate for change...


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.