Gender Identity and Expression Resources

This page contains links to resources and organizations that focus on gender identity and expression, with emphasis on resources for individuals who may identify as transgender, genderqueer, or gender non-conforming. Please contact the Office of LGBTQ Services if you have suggestions for additions to this resource listing.

General Resources

Bklyn Boi Hood

A site for an art and community based organization that encourages LGBTQ-identified boys and men of color to explore and appreciate expressions of healthy masculinity and intersectionality.  

International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association

A directory for LGBTQ/ally organizations across the world and information about what certain organizations are doing to campaign for equal rights of LGBTQ people (and how to get involved.)

Trans People of Color Coalition  

The main site for an organization that seeks to empower the trans* community through connecting activists, advocates, and members of the community to create a movement of support and resources for transpeople of color; there are links to information about advocacy work and trans* resources included. 

Black Trans Men

A site that aims to acknowledge, support, and provide equal protection to black transgender men (and all members of the LGBTQ community) as well as provide resources to help in achieving a healthy female to male transition. 

Center for Gender Sanity, Diagram of Sex and Gender 

An organization that assists transmen and transwomen with their transitions in their places of work, and also works with employers and HR professionals to achieve acceptance and understanding of trans identities and issues. 

National Center for Transgender Equality 

A site that provides information, resources, and current news about transgender issues and transgender advocacy work. 

Transgender Day of Remembrance at Gender.org  

A place to learn about Transgender Day of Remembrance, its history, and its importance in our time.

Advocacy Organizations:

National Center for Transgender Equality 

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a 501(c)3 social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund 

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, community organizing and public policy efforts.

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health 

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), formerly known as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, Inc. (HBIGDA), is a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Transgender Law Center 

Focused on transgender legal issues in the State of California. However, it does have a wealth of information that pertains to the country as a whole.

Transgender Law and Policy Institute 

A non-profit 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.

Transgender American Veterans Association 

The Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA) was formed to address the growing concerns of fair and equal treatment of transgendered veterans and active duty service members.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project 

New York based outfit. SRLP works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.

Regional Support:

TransPitt

Serving the Pittsburg area since 1983

TransgenderEducation Association of the Greater Washington DC Area

Serving the Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington DC area since 1982

TEG Harrisburg 

Provides education, information and understanding for the male to female, female to male, pre and post op transsexual. In addition, the group will provide an educational forum for HR and other professionals working with transsexuals.

100 North Cameron St,
Suite 301 East
Harrisburg PA 17101

tegharrisburg@yahoo.com

Other Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Resources:

TG Life

A site by, for and about the Trans community.

A wealth of information concerning Transgenderism and religion.

GenderSanity

A consulting service for transsexuals who plan to transition on the job, their coworkers, and their employers. We offer help in planning a successful transition, guidance for employers dealing with transition issues, and diversity training about transsexualism.

International Foundation for Gender Education

A national organization that provides a wealth of information and articles.

Gender Education and Advocacy

Gender Education and Advocacy (GEA) is a national organization focused on the needs, issues and concerns of gender variant people in human society. They seek to educate and advocate, not only for ourselves and others like us, but for all human beings who suffer from gender-based oppression in all of its many forms.

Gender Identity Research and Education Society 

The aim of this website is to inform a wide public of the issues surrounding gender identity and transsexualism. It is also a resource for gender dysphoric people and their families; the medical and other professionals that provide their care; HealthAuthorities; Members of Parliament and other policy makers.