External Links


Featured Resource

Trans Unite

Trans Unite is a directory of UK-based support groups for transgender people looking for help and community. They feature support groups operating in all mediums, from those with in-person gatherings to those whose meetings take place online via chat software. Trans Unite is featured because of the unique service they offer in a part of the world where such resources can be hard to come by.


External Links

Suicide Prevention

TransPulse Live Chat - Join our chat room and ask for a crisis moderator if you need to speak with someone urgently.
Trans Lifeline - With toll-free numbers for the US and Canada, trans folks in crisis can call and talk with someone who understands the transgender condition.
The Trevor Project - Aimed at LGBT youth, this site offers a 24-hour talk and text line for youth in crisis.
World Suicide Hotlines - A list of all the world's suicide crisis hotlines.

SoCal Sunrise Recovery Centre - Whilst not specific to Transgender, this article shows the connection between substance abuse and suicide which  provides insight on risk factors, warning signs to look out for, and information on prevention and recovery that's beneficial for anyone struggling, as well as concerned loved ones.
If you need help, please find it wherever you can.

General Links

The Angels - Transgender news and topics of interest.
Big Brothers Binder Program - A free binder program for trans men in financial need. Conditions apply.
Bullying and LGBT Youth - Important information on stopping the bullying of LGBT youth.
COLAGE - An organization that unites children of LGBT and/or queer parents.
eligibility.com - A free service that aims to help its users better understand US-based benefit programs they may be eligible to receive.
Forge Forward - "Improving the lives of transgender and SOFFA [significant other, family, friends, and ally] individuals since 1994, building strong connections, providing resources, and empowering personal growth."
Fortunate Families - An organization for Catholic parents of LGBT children.
Gender Identity Research and Education Society - "GIRES is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender non-conforming people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender."
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association - "Ensuring quality in healthcare for LGBT individuals and healthcare providers since 1981."
Hudson's FtM Guide - Everything you ever wanted to know about life as a trans man.
Mermaids UK - A UK-based organisation dedicated to improving the lives of transgender and gender non-conforming children.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide - Help is available for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
Transactual - TransActual UK was founded by a group of British trans people in 2017 as a response to increasing press hostility, transphobia and misinformation. We are run by the trans community, with the trans community, for the trans community.
Transgender Universe - News and current events relevant to the trans community.
TS Roadmap - An extensive collection of information, primarily focused on the US, to do with the practical and legal matters of transition and gender change.
LGBT Youth Scotland - A Scotland-based support and education organisation for LGBT youth.

Education Links

ACLU Guide to US Transgender Student Rights - Know your rights as a trans student in US schools.
Financial Aid for LGBT Students - A directory of financial aid programs for LGBT students in the US
The College Guide for LGBTQ Students - LGBTQ students face a unique set of challenges in college. This guide is focused on helping those students face those challenges and providing them with the resources to do so.

Employment Links

Transgender Job Bank - Employers who post jobs here know and accept that responses will come from transgender candidates.

Financial Links

Need Help Paying Bills - A directory of agencies that may help with paying one or more bills for those in financial need.
Directory of US Federal Housing Benefit Programs - Rent and mortgage assistance programs offered by the US Federal Government.
Single Mothers Grants - Not necessarily aimed at trans women or women in general; contains valuable links to financial aid programs across the United States.
LGBTQ+ Discrimination in the Workplace: Laws, Barriers, and Resources

Legal Links

Free Deed Poll - A free resource to put together name change paperwork for UK residents.
Lambda Legal - One of the primary legal organizations fighting for trans equality in the US.
National Center for Lesbian Rights - NCLR has a division dedicated to the transgender fight for equality in the US.
National Center for Transgender Equality - An organization devoted to the advancement of the transgender community towards equality.
Press for Change - A UK-based legal activist group fighting for transgender equality.
Transgender Law and Policy Institute - An organization deeply involved in the press for transgender equality in the US.
US Birth Certificate Changes - information on the legal process for (and possibility of) amending US birth certificates to reflect your correct name and gender.
US Name Changes - information on the legal process for changing your name within the US.

Medical Links

Addiction Group Valuable resources for people suffering from substance use disorders (SUDs).
146 Alternatives to Self Harm - Distracting activities you can engage in as a way to avoid injuring yourself.
Afraid of People: A Social Anxiety Documentary - An interesting take on social anxiety.
Detox Local People in the LGBT community are dying from drug-related deaths, including failed self-detox. Reverse the trend. Detox safely!
Alcohol Addiction - Information on alcohol use disorder.
Alcohol Rehab Help - Drinking too much alcohol can take its toll on daily life, relationships, and work performance. While an occasional drink is acceptable, drinking alcohol excessively can lead to dependence and alcohol use disorder (AUD). Fortunately, there are effective ways to prevent alcohol addiction.
BPD Demystified - In-depth information on Borderline Personality DIsorder.
Common Cognitive Distortions - An article devoted to common thinking pitfalls those struggling with mental illness might fall into.
Coping Skills for Borderline Personality Disorder - A page dedicated to coping skills that can help those with BPD have more meaningful interactions with the world around them.
DBT Self-Help - A do-it-yourself guide to the steps involved in dialectical behavioral therapy.
Depression Learning Path - Facts about depression and how to cope when it strikes.
Facts About Low Self-Esteem - Interesting reading on the facts behind low self-confidence.
Free Medical and Dental Camps in the US - Places in the US to receive free medical and dental care for those in financial need.
Four Steps to End a Panic Attack - Stop a panic attack before it takes control.
LGBTQ+ and Substance Abuse - Information on substance use disorders in the LGBTQ+ community.
NIMH: Borderline Personality Disorder - Information on BPD from the US National Institute for Mental Health.
RehabCenter's Free Mental Health and Addiction Resources - A great list of links to resources for those struggling with mental health issues, many types of addiction, or both.
SAFE Alternatives to Self-Injury - Brought to you by the creators of the 1-800-DONTCUT support line.

Transition Links

Los Angeles Crossdressing - News, resources, and tips for crossdressers and trans women.
Feminization Hypnosis - Available as an .mp3 file or in an Android app, this program promises to help feminize your presentation to the world.
My Changing Room - Makeovers, makeunders, and transformations for trans men and women.
En Femme Femininity Consultant for MtF - this service includes makeup and guidance on presenting to the world.

Links for Significant Others

Resources for Partners - a full list of resources for significant others, family, and friends of trans people.

Shopping Links