Links

 

SURGEONS

Gary Alter, M.D. MTF
http://www.altermd.com/

Marci Bowers, MTF, FTM
http://marcibowers.com/

Toby Meltzer, MTF, FTM
http://www.tmeltzer.com/

 


 

HEALTH & MEDICAL

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
http://www.laglc.org/

Insurance for Transgender-Related Healthcare
http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/finding-insurance-for-transgender-related-healthcare

California Universities – Transgender Healthcare
http://www.uclgbtia.org/transhealth.html

Informed Consent
http://www.icath.org/

University of San Francisco Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/

 


 

LEGAL & SOCIAL JUSTICE

Transgender Law Center
http://transgenderlawcenter.org/
TLC Champions the ideal that everyone should be treated fairly and equally. By working for and with transgender people and our allies to change laws, policies and attitudes, the center makes it possible for all of us to be who we are and live safe and fulfilling lives.

Transgender Law and Policy Institute
http://www.transgenderlaw.org

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
http://www.aclu.org/translaw

Gender Justice Los Angeles (GJLA)
http://www.gjla.org/

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE )
http://transequality.org/

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Anti-Violence Project
http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/hate_crime_victim_assistance

Legal Services at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center
http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/legal_services

Human Rights Campaign
http://www.hrc.org/issues/transgender

National Center for Lesbian Rights
http://www.nclr.org/

 


 

PARENTING, CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
http://www.chla.org/the-center-transyouth-health-and-development

Children’s National Medical Center
http://childrensnational.org/departments/gender-and-sexuality-development-program?sc_lang=en

Transforming Families (Family Support)
http://transformingfamily.org/
A Los Angeles based family support group creating a positive environment for children, adolescents and their families to explore issues of gender identity.

Trans Youth Family Allies
http://www.imatyfa.org/
Empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.

Gender Spectrum
https://www.genderspectrum.org/
In a simple, straightforward manner, Gender Spectrum provides consultation, training and events designed to help families, educators, professionals, and organizations understand and address the concepts of gender identity and expression. Their accessible, practical approach is based on research and experience, enabling our clients to gain a deeper understanding of gender all along the spectrum.

OnlineSchools.org
http://www.onlineschools.org/lgbtq-student-guide/
http://www.onlineschools.org/student-bullying-guide/
Despite the recent legalization of gay marriage, the LGBT youth of America still face unwanted discrimination in and out of school. This site provides good resources and advice for LGBT students and their parents.

 


 

EMPLOYMENT

Transgender Economic Empowerment Project at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/teep
Provides a consulting service for transsexuals who plan to transition on the job, along with education to corporations and their employees.

 


 

OTHER SUPPORT GROUPS & NETWORKS

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
http://www.wpath.org/
The official worldwide organization dedicated to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.

PFLAG
http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=194&srcid=-2
Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy. ***In 2014, the organization officially changed its name from “Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays” to, simply, PFLAG. The mission and vision of the organization were also updated to reflect PFLAG’s decades of inclusive work.

Transsexual Road Map
http://www.tsroadmap.com/index.html
Provides free consumer information and advice for transsexual women, covering a wide range of topics; national and international in scope plus a directory of LA-based resources.

FTM Alliance of Los Angeles
http://www.ftmalliance.org/
FTM Alliance of Los Angeles, Inc. is a community-based organization dedicated to empowering the female-to-male [FTM] transgendered community, and to increasing the visibility and acceptance of FTMs in Southern California. We provide resources, support, and leadership opportunities to people assigned female at birth or in childhood who no longer feel that this label is complete or accurate, as well as our significant others, families, friends, and allies. We are committed to creating a society where everyone is free to choose and express their own gender.

Gender Odyssey
http://www.genderodyssey.org/
An annual conference is focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-nonconforming people from across North America and around the world.

BeingME
http://www.beingme-oc.org/index.htm
A support and peer discussion group in Orange County that confronts issues important to MtFs as well as other transgender persons and/or their loved ones, while helping them to learn about and understand themselves.

 

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