Transgender Resources

Resources for Transgender People in Crisis

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.
  • The Trans 100 was an annual list of 100 amazing and inspiring trans Americans who are visible within their communities.
  • We Happy Trans is a website devoted to sharing positive stories from trans people everywhere.
  • TSER, Trans Student Educational Resources, provides trans information on school issues and supports efforts for creating policy change in school districts.

Know of a resource that might be added to this page? Contact GLAAD's Transgender Media Program.

Recent stories

Must-See LGBTQ TV: TV's first trans superhero debuts on 'Supergirl,' and the premiere of 'Charmed'

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights LGBTQ on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV

Coming out in the Heartland: 8 college students tell their stories, share advice

We may have it way easier than previous generations have had it, but we’re nowhere near done.

GLAAD calls for increased and accurate media coverage of transgender murders

Ciara Minaj Carter, a trans woman of color, was killed on October 3rd in Chicago, Illinois. She was 31 years old.

Meet the queer product designer behind OkCupid’s inclusive pronouns feature

It’s essential for dating apps, or any app really, to create space for the fullest expression of identity...