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Library: National and International Organizations

National & International Organizations

  • International Foundation for Gender Education Advocacy and education clearinghouse for transgender issues. Site includes referrals, online bookstore, quarterly newsletter.
  • International Journal of Transgenderism A peer-reviewed, quarterly publication, updated with new articles during the quarter.
  • Jim Collins Foundation The mission of the Jim Collins Foundation is to provide financial assistance to transgender people for gender-confirming surgeries.
  • National Center for Transgender Equality The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people.
  • Queer Transmen A website by the Gay/Bi/Queer Transmen Working Group of the Ontario Gay Men's HIV Prevention Strategy. The group raises awareness about the sexual health of transmen and shares information surroundings transmen's complex bodies, sexualities and sex lives.
  • Transgender American Veterans Association TAVA collaborates with other concerned gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) organizations to ensure that transgender veterans will receive appropriate care for their medical conditions in accordance with the Veterans' Administration's standards.
  • Transgender Civil Rights Project A handbook for activists and policymakers from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
  • Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative A collaborative program designed to help transgender individuals find stable jobs that provide a living wage, benefits, and opportunities for advancement.
  • Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund Committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, community organizing, and public policy efforts.
  • Transgender Training and Advocacy Training consulting committed to working with advocates and allies of transgender people so they can better meet the specific needs of trans people in areas of health care, HIV/AIDS services, counseling, case management, education, housing and employment.
  • Trans-Health Conference Annual conference held in Philadelphia for community members and providers. Organized by the Mazzoni Center.
  • TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation Dedicated to funding research and education about transgender issues to build a brighter future for all TransKids.
  • Trans Youth Created to link trans youth and the people in their lives with current resources, including coming out, trans pride, health care, body modification, dating and sex, school, work, id document changes, hotlines, organizations and shelters, conferences, online connections, books and media, and how to get involved.
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) formerly known as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, Inc. (HBIGDA) is an international professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.