Transgender Resources

Recent stories

Jennifer Gale, Austinite Transgender Leader, Found Dead
A memorial to Jennifer Gale at City Hall in Austin.

A memorial to Jennifer Gale at City Hall in Austin.

Terminator Terminates Transgender TV Cliches A network television drama that features a transgender person who's not a victim or killer? Who knew it was possible? Guest blogger Nick Adams couldn't believe his eyes, either. [Warning: The following post contains plot details and spoilers, so if you haven't seen the episode yet, stop reading now!]
New PSA Speaks to API Transgender Women In what media reports are calling a "seminal" event, a new public service announcement for the 20th observance of World AIDS Day was revealed yesterday. What makes this PSA stand out is that it's the first one developed by and aimed at the wellness of the Asian Pacific Islander transgender community. Medical News Today reports that the PSA is:
Voters Stand Behind Transgender Mayor As GLAAD covered and blogged about at the beginning of November, voters in Oregon helped to make their own first this election year. The small town of Silverton elected America's first transgender mayor by an overwhelming 59%.


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.