Transgender Resources

Recent stories

In "No Ordinary Man" trans men reflect on the life of jazz musician Billy Tipton, reclaiming his place in trans history

With trans people both in front of and behind the camera, "No Ordinary Man" puts the focus on trans men and transmasculine people--past and present.

The Equality Act: How we got here and how to get it passed

Come election time, we must make sure that we are going out to vote for candidates who support the Equality Act and other forms of legislation that protect the LGTBQ+ community.

Trans people are facing barriers at the polls. Here's what to do to overcome them.

Even though it is a constitutional right, voting for Americans has never been an easy or egalitarian process. Marginalized Americans have been kept out of the voting process over the United States's history - whether it is through laws that explicitly bar participation due to race, gender, or disability or through systemic factors that disproportionately make voting more difficult for marginalized groups.

Here's why the Black Trans Lives Matter film from Google is significant

Google's new film reflects trend search data showing that the U.S. is seeking to understand the trans community and specifically how to support Black trans people.


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.