Schools In Transition: Created in 2015, this is the best resource to date for supporting transgender students in K-12 schools. This guide highlights best practices while offering strategies for building upon and aligning them with each school’s culture.
TransActive Gender Center: An internationally recognized non-profit focused on serving the diverse needs of transgender (TG) and gender nonconforming (GNC) children, youth, their families and allies.
Trans Youth Equality Foundation: Provides education, advocacy and support for transgender and gender non-conforming children and youth and their families.
PFLAG Transgender Network: Support organization specifically for transgender people, their families and friends. Special Affiliate chapter of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): The original ally organization started by one mom publicly supporting her gay son. Now 40 years later it is a vast network made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
Human Rights Campaign – Welcoming Schools: an LGBT-inclusive approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping and bullying and name-calling in K-5 learning environments.
Camp Aranu’tiq: An organization dedicated to building confidence, resilience and community for transgender and gender-variant youth and their families through traditional camping experiences.
Transforming Families: Located in Minneapolis, MN, this is an inclusive and safe space for families with transgender and questioning youth to come together as a community that promotes self-awareness, resources, and visibility through advocacy.
TransFamily of Cleveland:Excellent family support site. Newsletter, couples, spouses, parents, and youth discussion e-lists. Hundreds of members from all over the world.
Mermaids: Family support for children and teenagers with gender identity issues in the UK.
Families Like Mine: Excellent site for children of GBLT parents.
National Transgender Law Institute: Transgender legal affairs activist site. Weekly announcements of changes in state or federal law affecting trans people.
Lambda Legal: A comprehensive legal guide for trans people and their advocates. Categories include – Identity Documents, Restroom Access, Workplace Rights, Marriage Laws, and much more!
Children’s National Medical Center: One of the first U.S. hospitals to provide services for gender variant children. Considered a leader in the field.
Gender Odyssey Family: Conference dedicated to the education and support of families raising gender variant, gender non-conforming, gender-fluid, and transgender children and adolescents.
Gender Spectrum: Provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN): Strives to ensure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
National Center for Transgender Equality: Dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.
National Center for Lesbian Rights: National legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families.
The Trevor Project: Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
Gender Creative Kids: Providing resources for supporting and affirming gender creative kids within their families, schools and communities, based in Canada.
The Parents Project: a first-of-its-kind digital presence, inclusive of videos, advice and resources, dedicated to helping parents understand their LGBTQ kids.
Campus Pride: leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.
College Guide for Current and Prospective LGBT Students: Many colleges have adopted a culture of respect for the LGBT community. This guide will Get You Started On Your Search For a Comfortable School Environment.