Resources for and about Transgender People

Providing Compassionate Counseling For Transgender And Questioning Youth And Adults
Midwest Regional Suicide Prevention Conference
July 21-23, 2015 in Kansas City
Stephanie Mott, BSW and Marcia Epstein, LMSW

Resources for and about Transgender People

#MWSP2015 Compassion W Transgender Presentation PowerPoint

ACLU: Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents and Their Children
https://www.aclu.org/report/protecting-rights-transgender-parents-and-their-children

American Psychological Association: Answers to Questions About Transgender People, Gender Identity and Gender Expression
http://www.apa.org/topics/lgbt/transgender.aspx

Black Transmen, Inc.
http://blacktransmen.org/

Black Transwomen
www.blacktranswomen.org (site temporarily down 7/20/2015)

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/trans?page=protocol-00-00

Family Acceptance Project
http://familyproject.sfsu.edu/

FORGE: Anti-Violence, Trans Aging
http://forge-forward.org/

The Gender Book
http://www.thegenderbook.com/

The Gender Quest Workbook
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1626252971/ref=tsm_1_fb_lk

Gender Spectrum: Mental Health info
https://www.genderspectrum.org/resources/mental-health-2/#more-416

Gender Spectrum: School Trainings
https://www.genderspectrum.org/we-can-help/trainings-schools/

GLAAD Transgender FAQ
http://www.glaad.org/transgender/transfaq

Human Rights Campaign: Supporting & Caring  for Transgender Children
http://www.hrc.org/resources/supporting-caring-for-transgender-children

Human Rights Campaign: Welcoming Schools
http://www.welcomingschools.org/

Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project (K-STEP)
www.k-step.org

Make Your Crisis Center More LGBTQ-Friendly
by Athena Brewer, MA, LMFT

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
http://www.masstpc.org/issues/suicide-prevention/
http://www.masstpc.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Trans-Definitions-2012.pdf
http://www.masstpc.org/pubs/Provider_Suicide_Brochure_final.pdf

Mindframe Media Guide For LGBTI Suicide and Mental Illness
(from Australia)
http://www.mindframe-media.com/for-media/reporting-suicide/priority-population-groups/3.-lesbian,-gay,-bisexual,-transgender-and-intersex-people

National Center for Lesbian Rights
http://www.nclrights.org/

National Center for Transgender Equality
http://transequality.org/

National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Safe Spaces: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Environments for Traumatized LGBTQ Youth (2015 video)
http://www.nctsn.org/products/nctsn-safe-places-video

National Clearinghouse on Family and Youth
NCFY News (9/8/2016): NCFY Reports: Serving Transgender Youth
http://ncfy.acf.hhs.gov/book/export/html/20957

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs
http://www.avp.org/about-avp/national-coalition-of-anti-violence-programs

National Geographic American Outliers Gender Change (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hjIeg1tE68&feature=youtu.be

National LGBTQ Task Force
http://www.thetaskforce.org/

National Transgender Discrimination Survey
http://endtransdiscrimination.org/PDFs/NTDS_Exec_Summary.pdf

Parents of Transgender Kids
https://www.facebook.com/PARENTSOFTRANSKIDS?fref=ts

PFLAG Guide To Being A Trans Ally
http://www.straightforequality.org/document.doc?id=893

RAD Remedy: National resource database for physical and mental health care, “dedicated to connecting trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer folks to accurate, safe, respectful, and comprehensive care.”
https://radremedy.org

SAVE LGBTQ Resources
SAVE is the national organization: Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
https://www.save.org/lgbtq-resources/

Saving Our Lives: Preventing Suicide in Transgender Communities (video)
https://vimeo.com/31917032

Southern Poverty Law Center: LGBT Rights
http://www.splcenter.org/what-we-do/lgbt-rights

Suicide Attempts Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults (report)
http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/AFSP-Williams-Suicide-Report-Final.pdf

Teenline Educational Video: LGBTQ
https://teenlineonline.org/new-teen-line-educational-video-lgbtq/

Trans 101: Gender Diversity Crash Course, Australia
https://trans101.org.au/

TransGenderCare
http://www.transgendercare.com/

Transgender Law Center
http://transgenderlawcenter.org/

Transgender Law Center – Talking About Trans Suicide
http://transgenderlawcenter.org/talking-about-trans-suicide

The Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Teens
by Stephanie Brill

The Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens

TransHealth
http://www.trans-health.com/

Trans Lifeline
http://www.translifeline.org/

TransParentcy
www.transparentcy.org

Trans People of Color Coalition
http://www.transpoc.org/

TransYouth Family Allies
http://www.imatyfa.org/

The Trevor Project
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

U.S. Transgender Survey 2015
http://www.ustranssurvey.org/

The follow up to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, the largest survey ever devoted to the lives and experiences of trans people

World Professional Organization for Transgender Health
http://www.wpath.org/

Covering Transgender in Media Recommendations

GLAAD Media Reference Guide Transgender Issues
http://www.glaad.org/reference/transgender

National Center on Transgender Equality, Writing About Transgender People and Issueshttp://transequality.org/issues/resources/fact-sheet-writing-about-transgender-people-and-issues

Suicide in Media Recommendations

Entertainment Industries Council Recommendations About Suicide Safety
http://www.eiconline.org/topic-areas/mental-health/suicide-prevention/

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide
http://reportingonsuicide.org/

National Crisis Support Resources

Crisis Text Line, text “Start” to 741-741  http://www.crisistextline.org/get-help-now/

NSPL www.SuicidePreventionLifeline.org 800-273-8255 (TALK)

Trans Lifeline www.TransLifeline.org 877-565-8860

The Trevor Project www.TheTrevorProject.org 866-488-7386

Veterans Crisis Line www.VeteransCrisisLine.net 800-273-8255 Option 1

Many thanks to Matthew Blankers, LMSW; Stephanie Mott, BSW; Ry Testa, PhD; and Anthony Weeks, MFT for providing some of the links above.