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If you are in serious pain and thinking about doing something sad or stupid -- please reach out for help.  Here's two good places to get help any time of day or night. 

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline – 1-800-Suicide 

                                                          1-800-784-2433

 

The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBT and questioning youth.  The Trevor Lifeline (serving U.S. residents only) can be reached 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386. Live chat, available in more limited hours. 

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RESOURCES WE FOUND HELPFUL

 

Well-Known Transgender People

 

List of well-known people who are transgender 

 

Helpful Information in Supporting Transgender Individuals

 

GLAAD’s Transgender Resources 

 

Legal Advocacy and Justice Issues

 

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Transgender Help

 

Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey 

 

Lambda Legal - on Transgender Rights 

 

National Center for Lesbian Rights – Transgender Issues 

 

National Center for Transgender Equality 

 

Sylvia Rivera Law Project (Legal Advocacy Section)  

 

Transgender Law Center 

 

Military and Veterans Support Networks for LGBT Community

 

Outserve Magazine  

 

Palm Center – An organization that commissions research in the area of gender, sexuality and the military - Transgender Military Initiative  

 

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network-Outserve  

 

Transgender American Veterans Association  

 

Veterans Health Administration’s (VA) Transgender Policy in the Military 

 

Suicide Prevention Resources and Transgender-related Information

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline – 1-800-Suicide (1-800-784-2433)

 

The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBT and questioning youth.  The Trevor Lifeline (serving U.S. residents only) can be reached 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386. Live chat, is available in more limited hours.

 

Transgender Suicide Report by Laura Amato and their Online Support Moderated Chat Room for Transgender Individuals (with moderators trained in Youth Suicide Prevention)  

 

Professional Resources

 

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health. (2013). Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People, 7th Version