For Trans Youth:
NEW! Check out our Degrassi resource section for a comprehensive list of resources for trans and gender-variant youth.
TransFamily of Cleveland
This site serves hundreds of families from all over the world and features a newsletter, support for couples, spouses, parents, youth and discussion listservs. They also offer a helpline available by calling (216) 691-HELP.
COLAGE: Kids of Trans
Access resources for children of transgender parents here.
Advocacy Organizations and Resources
National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) was founded in 2003 as a 501(c)3 social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment. It provides a consistent voice in Washington, D.C. for trans people by monitoring federal activity and providing congressional education, and establishing a center of expertise on transgender issues. NCTE also works to strengthen the transgender movement and individual investment in this movement by highlighting opportunities for coalition building, promoting available resources, and providing technical assistance and training to transpeople and their allies
The Transgender Law Center
The Transgender Law Center (TLC) is a civil rights organization advocating for transgender communities. They connect transgender people and their families to technically sound and culturally competent legal services, increase acceptance and enforcement of laws and policies that support California's transgender communities, and work to change laws and systems that fail to incorporate the needs and experiences of transgender people.
Transgender Law & Policy Institute
The Transgender Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality. They track legal and policy developments, provide legal, medical, and social science resources to attorneys and others advocating on behalf of transgender individuals, and makes litigation, legislative, and education advocacy materials for use.
International Federation for Gender Education (IFGE)
IFGE promotes acceptance for transgender people. They advocate for freedom of gender expression and promote the understanding and acceptance of all people. The site includes a number of links to resources for trans people and their allies.
FTM International is the longest-running, largest organization serving the female-to-male trans community in the world. They provide discussion groups, publications, resources, and connections to events and conferences around the globe.
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