top of page


Here are a few resources that may be useful for community organizations, trans individuals, or therapists and medical providers. 

Scroll to:


General Resources

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 2.39.57 PM.png

Pronouns Practice



This is an interactive website for learning how to use various pronouns.

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 3.39.22 PM.png

Community Groups

Salus Center

The Salus Center in Lansing, MI is a community center offering social and support groups.

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 2.33.36 PM.png

I AM: Trans People Speak

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

Find stories from trans people about their lives here.

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 4.42.27 PM.png

Advocacy Group

National Center for Transgender Equality

This is an advocacy group working to increase understanding and acceptance of trans people. They also help with finding legal services, support groups, and other resources.


“Know Your Rights” for Trans Students

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

A guide for transgender and gender nonconforming students to understand your rights at school to be yourself and to be safe.

Screenshot 2023-01-30 095837.png

Resilience & Strength Building


Resources for building strength and resilience in the transgender community for both individuals and service providers. 

Screenshot 2023-01-30 115409.png

State & National LGBTQ Resources

J'Adore Detroit

Lists of Michigan and national resource centers for LGBTQ+ individuals. 

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 4.27.45 PM.png

Professional Development Training

Transgender Training Institute

The TTI offers professional development and trainings run by transgender and nonbinary teachers.

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 3.46.25 PM.png


The Trevor Project

TrevorSpace is an online, international community for LGBTQ people ages 13-24.

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 5.48.49 PM.png



Here you can see the works of Transilient's traveling multi-media project that showcases trans and gender non-conforming people in their day-to-day lives.

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 3.28.45 PM.png

Suicide Prevention Project

My Bandana Project

This project sends bandanas and instructions for outreach to friends and family as a way to provide hope for trans and gender diverse people who are thinking about ending their lives.

Screenshot 2023-01-27 135635.png

Resource for LGBTQI+ students

US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights 

Information on equal access to education for LGBTQI+ students, including resources and how to file a complaint. 

Screenshot 2023-01-30 105159.png

Legal Resources

Transgender Law Center

Legal, policy, and advocacy resources for transgender and gender-nonconforming people. TLC centers racial justice and trans liberation.


Youth Leadership Development

Trans Youth Justice Project

Leadership development and political education program for trans youth aged 16-22, grounded in gender and racial justice

TLDEF's Trans Health Project.png

Care Providers

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund

TLDEF provides links to multiple lists and databases that allow you to skim or search for trans-friendly healthcare providers.

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 3.53.18 PM.png

Trans History

We've Been Around

This series of documentary shorts celebrates the lives of trans folx throughout history.

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 2.40.50 PM.png

LGBTQ+ Equality Policy Maps

Movement Advancement Project

These maps allow you to see policies protective of and harmful to LGBTQ+ rights by state.

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 3.37.51 PM.png

Trans Educational Support

Trans Student Educational Resources (TSER)

Find resources and support for creating change in schools. This group also trains educators and publishes materials about trans education.

Screenshot 2023-01-30 093813.png

Resources for Transgender Survivors

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Resources and support for transgender survivors of sexual violence. Crisis lines, trans organizations, LGBT organizations, websites, guides, media, and education.

Screenshot 2023-01-30 114121.png

LGBTQ+ Youth Services

Ruth Ellis Center

Trauma-informed services for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults, especially for youth of color and youth experiencing barriers such as homelessness.

Resources Related to Michigan

MI report.PNG

Michigan Statistics

US Trans Survey

Our team made this infographic describing the findings from the US Trans Survey for MI participants.

parker list.PNG

Resource List

Parker Curtis & Mercuri Rose

This is a recourse list of supports, medical providers, and other helpful information related to MI (some suggestions are beyond MI).


msu name.PNG

MSU Name Change


Here you can find information about how to update your name at MSU.


Resource Map


Team member Rowan Giffel created this searchable, interactive map of community resources across MI!


MI Advocacy, Support, and Education

Transgender Michigan

Transgender Michigan's (TGMI) primary mission is to provide advocacy, support and education while serving to create coalitions in the state of Michigan to unify and empower transgender communities.

Gender marker.PNG

MI ID Gender Marker


Our team put together an infographic describing how to update your gender marker on a state ID card.


MI Provider Directory

Queering Medicine

Queering Medicine is a grassroots coalition that follows the tradition of queers taking their health into their own hands by seeking sustainable healthcare system changes.

Mental Health Providers

Resources for Mental Health Providers


Letters of Support

The Gender Affirming Letter Access Project

This group provides information about providers working to increase access to letters of support for trans people seeking gender affirming medical care.

Asylum work P 2.PNG

Clinical Work w/ Asylum Seekers

American Psychological Association

Part 1 of a webinar series about clinical work with LGBTQ+ asylum seekers.

Div 44.PNG

Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity

American Psychological Association

The Division has several resources to enhance your clinical work with LGBTQ+ people.

Asylum Work P 1.PNG

Clinical Work w/ Asylum Seekers

American Psychological Association

Part 2 of a webinar series about clinical work with LGBTQ+ asylum seekers.


Sexual and Gender Minority Special Interest Group

Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies

Check this org out for other professional resources related to clinical practice and research.

Other Providers

Resources for Other Medical Providers


Trans Healthcare


This site includes an array of resources for providers and patients, including healthcare protocols. 


Healthcare Resources


This site includes resources for healthcare professionals related to transgender communities.

Trans line.PNG

Medical Consultation Services

Trans Line

This organization provides a consultation service related to trans affirming care. 


LGBTQ+ Healthcare

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Resources from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association related to transgender healthcare. 

Parents and Families

Resources for Parents and Families

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 4.28.34 PM.png

Support Group

Parent Support Program

Educational materials and support for parents of trans youth

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 4.43.35 PM.png

Research on Acceptance

University of South Dakota

Read about the importance of trans acceptance, what trans acceptance looks like, and implications for a trans-inclusive society.


For Researchers

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 4.56.16 PM.png

2015 U.S. Transgender Survey

National Center for Transgender Equality

Here, you can find data from the national Transgender survey from 2015 about Transgender people's lives and needs.

Screen Shot 2020-12-11 at 4.02.05 PM.png

GASP Measures Database

GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology

Here, you can search for more measures designed for LGBTQ+ populations.

Image by Christian Wiediger

Measures Database


A database of measures for use in research on the experiences of transgender and gender diverse people. 


Gender & Sex in Methods & Measurement Toolkit

Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity

A toolkit for addressing the erasure of gender and sexuality minorities in research to produce more accurate findings

Awards and Grants List.png

Awards and Grants

ABCT Sexual and Gender Minority SIG

This is a list of awards and grants for sexual and gender minority research in the psychology field.


Research on Trans Political Education

Trans Youth Justice Project

Research on a program for trans youth on political education and leadership development, using principles of social justice youth development. 

Screen Shot 2020-12-11 at 2.57.23 PM.png

Assessment Tools Related to Gender and Sexual Minority Clients

PRIDE Healing Center

Find measures relating to gender and sexual identities for clinical and research practice.

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 5.13.56 PM.png

Psychologists' Role in Advocacy

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Read about advocacy in psychological research here!

bottom of page