Resources

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

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General Resources

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Pronouns Practice

Minus18

 

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

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Community Groups

Salus Center

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

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I AM: Trans People Speak

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

Find stories from trans people about their lives here.

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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.

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Professional Development Training

Transgender Training Institute

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

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TrevorSpace

The Trevor Project

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

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#MoreThanTrans

Transilient

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.

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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.

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Care Providers

RAD Remedy

Here, you can search for care providers who serve trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer folks by service and location.

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Trans History

We've Been Around

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

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LGBTQ+ Equality Policy Maps

Movement Advancement Project

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

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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.

Resources Related to Michigan

 
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Michigan Statistics

US Trans Survey

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

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). 

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MSU Name Change

Trans-ilience

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

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Resource Map

Trans-ilience

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

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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.

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MI ID Gender Marker

Trans-ilience

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

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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.

 

Resources for Mental Health Providers

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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.

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Clinical Work w/ Asylum Seekers

American Psychological Association

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

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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.

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Clinical Work w/ Asylum Seekers

American Psychological Association

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

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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.

 

Resources for Other Medical Providers

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Trans Healthcare

UCSF

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

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Healthcare Resources

CDC

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

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Medical Consultation Services

Trans Line

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

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LGBTQ+ Healthcare

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

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

 

Resources for Parents and Families

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Support Group

Parent Support Program

Educational materials and support for parents of trans youth

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Psychologists' Role in Advocacy

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Read about advocacy in psychological research here!

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GASP Measures Database

GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology

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

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Measures Database

Trans-ilience

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