Employment

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OSHA Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission– How to file a charge of employment discrimination.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission– Find your closest field office.

Financial Assistance

Trans Lifeline– Microgrants available to cover the cost of updating name and gender changes on identity documents.

Healthcare

U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources– Information about receiving equal access to healthcare.

Information

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Gender Spectrum– Information about how gender is not binary- it is on a spectrum. Resources supporting those who are transgender, nonbinary, or gender expansive. Provides free online support groups for parents, caregivers, and youth ages 10-19.

Parenting

Gender Spectrum Programs for Parents– Advice for parents and caregivers about raising a gender expansive child.

Lambda Legal Transgender Rights Toolkit– Provides answers to common questions about parents who are transgender.

Resources

GLBT National Help Center Resource Database– Enter your zipcode to find local resources.

Resources for Youth

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Gender Spectrum Online Programs for Youth– Online support groups for youth ages 10-19, videos, and FAQ’s about gender.

LGBT National Help Center Teens Room Chat– Tuesdays 4pm-7pm PST, for ages 12-19.

LGBT National Help Center Trans Teens Chat Room– Thursdays 4pm-7pm PST, for ages 12-19.

Trevor Space– Online discussion forums for ages 13-24.

Schools

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Schools in Transition– A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools.

American Civil Liberties Union: Know Your Rights– A Guide for Trans and Gender Nonconforming Students

Gender Spectrum– Resources and professional development to help educators create gender inclusive schools.

GLSEN: Safe Space Kit– This kit provides educators with curriculum and step-by-step instructions on how to transform schools into safe spaces for LGBTQ students. The digital copy is free and a hard copy is $15.

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GLSEN: On the Team Report– This report includes best practices and policy recommmendations for providing transgender athletes equal opportunity in school athletic programs.

GLSEN Research Brief– LGBTQ-Inclusive and Supportive Teaching Practices:
The Experiences of LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ Educators in American Schools.

GLSEN Research Reports– Erasure and Resilience: The Experiences of LGBTQ Students of Color. GLSEN has seperate reports for Native American, American Indian, & Alaska Native Youth, Latinx Youth, Black Youth, and Asian American & Pacific Islander Youth.

GLSEN Research Report– 2013 National School Climate Survey: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth in Our Nation’s Schools.

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights– Find out how to file a Title IX complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex. Title IX protection includes discrimination based on gender identity.

Therapists

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network– Find a QTPoC (queer and trans people of color) Mental Health Practitioner Directory.