Transgender Resources

Recent stories

Does Sit Down, Shut Up Have a Trans Character? I know I'm a couple of days behind on my TV watching duties (Come on! It was the Media Awards this weekend! Give a girl a break!) but I just finished Fox's pilot episode of the animated comedy Sit Down, Shut Up, and I do believe there might be a transgender librarian working at Knob Haven High.
Gainesville, FL Voters Turn Down Discriminatory Measure
Supporters celebrate defeat of anti-discriminatory measure.

Supporters celebrate defeat of anti-discriminatory measure.

Shocking Video of Attack on Trans Woman/Impactante Video Muestra Ataque Contra Mujer Trans In Los Angeles this week, we have with us dozens of activists attending the “Global Arc of Justice: LGBT Rights Law Around the World Conference,” organized by the Williams Institute at UCLA and the International Lesbian and Gay Law Association. 
Korean Court Convicts Man for Raping Transgender Woman In a landmark ruling, a Korean Court found a 28-year-old man guilty for robbing and raping a transgender woman last August. The 58-year-old woman found the man breaking into her home. He stole 100,000 won ($70USD) and then proceeded to rape her.


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.