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This page is dedicated to providing resources and support for individuals exploring their gender identity and for those seeking to understand and support loved ones on their gender journey.

For Individuals Experiencing Gender Dysphoria or Questioning 

If you are experiencing gender dysphoria or questioning your gender identity, know that you are not alone. Here are some resources that can offer support, information, and community:

Support and Community

  • Trevor Project: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth. Contact a counselor now: (866) 488-7386 and Visit The Trevor Project

  • Trans Lifeline: A hotline and microgrants organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis. (877) 565-8860 and Visit Trans Lifeline Hotline

Information and Education

  • Planned Parenthood: Comprehensive information on gender identity, transitioning, and healthcare services for trans individuals. Visit Planned Parenthood

  • GLAAD Transgender Resource Guide: A collection of resources for transgender individuals, including legal resources, health information, and community support. Visit GLAAD


  • WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health): Information on standards of care for transgender health, including hormone therapy and surgeries. Visit WPATH

  • Fenway Health: Healthcare services specifically for LGBTQ+ individuals, including trans health services. Visit Fenway Health


For Families, Friends, & Allies

Understanding and supporting a loved one who is experiencing gender dysphoria or questioning their gender identity can be challenging. These resources are here to help you learn more and offer the support they need.

Understanding Gender Dysphoria and Trans Identities

  • PFLAG: Support for parents, families, and allies of LGBTQ individuals. Resources on understanding gender identity and supporting trans loved ones. Visit PFLAG

  • Gender Spectrum: Offers education and support for creating gender-sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens. Visit Gender Spectrum 

  • They/Them — Why Pronouns Matter

  • Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients - The National Library of Medicine

Medical Information

  • Mayo Clinic: Information on gender dysphoria, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. Visit Mayo Clinic

  • American Psychological Association: Resources on understanding gender identity and supporting transgender individuals. Visit APA

Legal and Social Support

  • Lambda Legal: Provides legal support and resources for LGBTQ individuals facing discrimination. Visit Lambda Legal

  • National Center for Transgender Equality: Advocacy organization providing resources on legal rights, healthcare, and social support for transgender people. Visit NCTE


General Information on Gender Identity

For those looking to deepen their understanding of gender identity and dysphoria, these resources offer educational materials and research:

  • Human Rights Campaign: Educational resources on LGBTQ+ issues, including gender identity and transitioning. Visit HRC

  • Them: An online magazine that covers LGBTQ+ news, culture, and personal stories. Visit Them

  • The Gender Unicorn: A visual tool to help explain the differences between gender identity, gender expression, sex assigned at birth, physical attraction, and emotional attraction. Visit The Gender Unicorn

  • Transgender Map: Comprehensive directory of trans resources, including support groups, healthcare providers, and legal aid. Visit Transgender Map


We hope these resources help you find the support and information you need. Remember, you are not alone on this journey, and there are many people and organizations ready to help.

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