Gender Identity and Trans Lives

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Gender IdentityDigital Transgender Archive is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts at the College of the Holy Cross, the DTA is an international collaboration among more than twenty colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, and private collections.
Gender IdentitySusana Aikin is an independent Emmy Award producer, director and writer from Spain working in New York since 1983. Most of her independent documentary work explores the Latino American Experience and their migration into the United States. Some of her best known documentaries include: The Transformation, winner of an EMMY Award in 1997; The Salt Mines, awarded best documentary at the NY Latino Film Festival in 1990 and best foreign documentary in the Havana Film Festival in 1992; and The New Americans, produced for PBS.
Gender IdentityAnswers to Your Questions About Transgender People, Gender Identity and Gender Expression (2011) from the American Psychological Association
Gender IdentityThe Conversations Project: is committed to bringing attention to a decades old inclusive radical feminist tradition through inspiring informed critical discourse rooted in an intersectional trans and radical feminist perspective. This is accomplished through the Project's community group, quarterly journal, interviews as well as the publication of a book-length collection of collaborative essays from radical feminist John Stoltenberg and trans feminist Cristan Williams.
Gender IdentityEqual Access to Public Restrooms – A Lambda Legal Transgender Rights Toolkit
Gender IdentityFORGE was founded in 1994 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to provide peer support primarily to those on the female-to-male (FTM) gender spectrum and local Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs). Over the years, their scope has grown to include everyone in the transgender community (which we define as including SOFFAs), and many of their programs have become national.
Gender IdentityGender & Family Project (GFP) at Ackerman Institute for the Family empowers youth, families and communities by providing gender affirmative services, training and research. GFP promotes gender inclusivity as a form of social justice in all the systems involved in the life of the family.
Gender IdentityGender Justice League (GJL) is a Washington State Trans* and allied activist collective headquartered in Seattle. GJL is focused on creating community through advocacy efforts and shared leadership development.
Gender IdentityGender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
Gender IdentityGreyscale Goods curates gender-neutral apparel and sends it to your doorstep. Finding clothing has never been easier.
Gender IdentityGrowing Up Trans (2015) is a Frontline documentary that offers an intimate look at the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.
Gender IdentityHandsome Revolution Project is a personal photography series highlighting the lives of masculine-of-center and gender-nonconforming individuals.
Gender IdentityImproving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults: Recommendations for Policy and Practice (June 2012) from the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Gender IdentityIn Disguise: Cross Dressing and Gender Identity is an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia that explores cross dressing and gender identity during the 18th and 19th centuries. See complementary video project below, Rebellious Bird.
Gender IdentityKate Bornstein’s blog
Gender IdentityLurie Children's Gender and Sex Development Program, you will find warmth, support and exceptional care provided by a diverse team of specialists providing services for youth with gender non-conforming behavior as well as gender-questioning and transgender youth.
Gender IdentityNational Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.
Gender IdentityOriginal Plumbing Online serves as the ultimate go-to for the latest and most pertinent info on trans* culture and experience. Their purpose is to create visibility and community for transgender people and their allies from across the LGBTIQA spectrum and beyond.
Gender IdentityRebellious Bird began as a collaborative project between the Library Company of Philadelphia and artist Jennifer Levonian in 2010. The culmination of that collaborative process was the creation of this animated video, which was inspired by her interactions with the library's Civil War collection and explores the topic of women who disguised themselves as men and fought as soldiers in the Civil War.
Gender IdentitySahodari Foundation is a movement, a family, and a team of young trans people, volunteers and friends. Sahodari was founded by Kalki Subramaniam, a successful trans woman from Pollachi, Tamilnadu.
Gender IdentityShameless is an independent Canadian voice for smart, strong, sassy young women and trans youth.
Gender IdentitySharpe Suiting creates high quality suits and dresswear with an intellectual approach and a classic feel. Using Andropometrics: their trademarked formula for measuring all body types, they focus on tailoring their suits to fit your specific style and shape, no matter how you identify. Curious and moved by elegance. Inspired by social context. Undefined by gender binaries.
Gender IdentityStone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg on SlideShare
Gender IdentityThe Tomboy Shop is a destination site for Tomboys. They are a one-stop-shop featuring a wide-range of carefully selected androgynous clothing from up-and-coming designers, as well as established brands.
Gender IdentityTrans Pregnancy and Abortion Resource – Bringing relevant info on pregnancy & abortion to trans, non-binary & gender non-conforming people. This blog is 100% pro-trans & pro-choice.
Gender IdentityTransGuys is the Internet's Magazine for Trans Men. Launched in February 2009, it has garnered a loyal readership with in-depth and often groundbreaking articles and consumer reviews.
Gender IdentityTranScreen Film Festival is a multi-day film festival with international films on themes of transgender and/or gender diversity.
Gender IdentityTransgender 101 (2012) is a pamphlet created by Transcending Boundaries, Inc. that introduces readers to transgender people and issues.
Gender IdentityThe Transgender Oral History Project is a community-driven effort to collect and share a diverse range of stories from within the transgender and gender variant communities.
Gender IdentityTransgender Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) 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.
Gender IdentityTransgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
Gender IdentityTransKids Purple Rainbow (TKPR) is committed to the premise that Gender Dysphoria is something a child can't control and it is society that needs to change, not them. Families need to support their children and be encouraged to allow them to grow-up free of gender roles. They are committed to enhancing the future lives of TransKids by educating schools, peers, places of worship, the medical community, government bodies, and society in general, in an effort to seek fair and equal treatment and of all transyouth.
Gender IdentityTransexual Road Map is a resource for trans individuals undergoing transition.
Gender IdentityTrans* Pride Seattle is an annual event organized by Gender Justice League in association with local organizations who support the Seattle-area trans* and gender non-conforming community.
International-LGBTQHelem leads a peaceful struggle for the liberation of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgendered (LGBT), and other persons with non-conforming sexuality or gender identity in Lebanon from all sorts of violations of civil, political, economic, social, or cultural rights.
International-LGBTQInternational Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission IGLHRC is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
International-LGBTQIranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR)'s mission is to advance human rights for Iranian queers asylum seekers/refugees to increase public awareness of their plight and to provide continued support to them where and when it is required. IRQR exist to support Iranian queers especially those who had to escape Iran because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Law and LegalTransgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
LGBTQGay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
LGBTQInternational Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
LGBTQThe Williams Institute is dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. A national think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high-quality research with real-world relevance and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public.
US-Womens-HistoryIn Disguise: Cross Dressing and Gender Identity is an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia that explores cross dressing and gender identity during the 18th and 19th centuries. See complementary video project below, Rebellious Bird.