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

Transgender Day of Remembrance is Today In recognition of Transgender Day of Remembrance, glaadBLOG is proud to present a PSA featuring transgender actress Alexandra Billings. Grey's Anatomy fans will recognize Ms. Billings from a stunning episode two seasons ago about a patient undergoing gender reassignment surgery.
Spotlight on the Colorado Anti-Violence Program The work of the Colorado Anti-Violence Program (CAVP) is incredibly vital - and also challenging. It requires being available to hear and then respond to the horrific attacks on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community members.
Helen Boyd - "What Does Transgender Day of Remembrance Mean to you?" The Transgender Day of Remembrance will be observed this Thursday, Nov 20. To commemorate the day, GLAAD will be blogging about issues relevant to the Day of Remembrance throughout the week. We asked transgender people and allies to respond to the question "What does the Transgender Day of Remembrance mean to you?"  This response is from Helen Boyd.
Vigil Held for Lateisha Green A vigil was held last night for Lateisha Green, a 22 year-old African American transgender woman. Lateisha, also known as Teish, was murdered Monday in Syracuse, NY. According to an article from News 10, Lateisha's family and friends as well as community members attended the vigil. The Director of the Syracuse University's LGBT Resource Center, Adrea Jaehnig, noted that such a murder often has deeper meanings for the community.

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