Resources

TRANSGENDER AFFIRMING RESOURCES, SUPPORTS & ADVOCACY LINKS

Connecting folx with affirming resources 


LOCAL RESOURCES

TGNC Training Providers

LEGAL

Connie J. Vetter

Dara Duncan Larson

ADVOCACY & INFORMATION

Equality NC

The Freedom Center for Social Justice

Transequality.org National Center For Transgender Equality: NC Action

LOCAL SOCIAL SUPPORT FOR ADULTS

Carolina Transgender Society

Genderlines

  • Prior Support Group that Maintains Facebook Based Online Support

Transcend Charlotte 

  • TGNC Support Group that Meets at Time Out Youth
  • Queer People of Color Support Group
  • LGBTQ Anxiety Support Group
  • TransCloset

LOCAL SOCIAL SUPPORT FOR YOUTH

Time Out Youth

  • Tea-Time (previously Q-TRIBE) weekly group for gender diverse youth
  • Q Chat Space an online live chat group for Queer youth moderated by Time Out Youth Staff
  • Welcoming Schools Training & Transition Plan Support (Rebby Kern)

LOCAL SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES

PFLAG Charlotte – now also includes Trans-Parent’s a subgroup of PFLAG charlotte

Transcend Charlotte 

  • Support Group for Partners/Family of TGNC Identified Individuals

 


NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

ADVOCACY & INFORMATION

GSA- Gay Straight Alliance for Schools

LGBTQ College Student Resource Guide

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

UNC-Charlotte Multicultural Resource Center/Trans

Refuge Restrooms – A searchable record of gender neutral and single-use restrooms

Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta

T-VOX

TransEquality.org

TSA’s Advice for Travelers

UCSF Transgender Health

Veterans Administration’s Clinical Guidelines

  • Downloadable Word document of VA clinical guidelines

Welcoming Schools

WPATH World Professional Association for Transgender Health

  • Includes International Standards of Care (currently Version 7) regarding transgender-related medical needs.

SUICIDE PREVENTION

Trans Lifeline  1‐877‐565‐8860

  • All calls answered by trans-identified individuals

Trevor Project Lifeline 1‐866‐488‐7386

  • LGBTQ youth ages 24 and younger

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1‐800‐273‐8255

  • 24 hours a day for people of all ages and identities

SuicideForum.com

  • Peer to peer community support forum and chatroom for people in need.

Crisis Text Line

  • Simply text to 741741
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