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's International Scope Our focus on the Transgender Day of Remembrance has been mostly national in nature. However, the day commemorates lives lost internationally, which this year reach tragically reach as high as 30 known transgender people lost to violence.
Gael Guevara - "What Does the Transgender Day of Remembrance Mean to You?" The Transgender Day of Remembrance was observed this Thursday, Nov 20. To commemorate the day, GLAAD has been 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 Gael Gundin Guevara.
Amanda Morgan - "What Does the 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 Amanda Morgan.
What to RENT This Weekend Feel like a movie this weekend, but not sure what to get? Why not observe Transgender Day of Remembrance and rent a movie with a transgender storyline or a transgender character (like RENT! Get it?) More suggestions follow, after the jump.

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