Gary Alter, M.D. MTF
Marci Bowers, MTF, FTM
Toby Meltzer, MTF, FTM
HEALTH & MEDICAL
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
Insurance for Transgender-Related Healthcare
California Universities – Transgender Healthcare
University of San Francisco Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
LEGAL & SOCIAL JUSTICE
Transgender Law Center
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
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Gender Justice Los Angeles (GJLA)
National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE )
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Anti-Violence Project
Legal Services at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center
Human Rights Campaign
National Center for Lesbian Rights
PARENTING, CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Children’s National Medical Center
Transforming Families (Family Support)
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
Empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.
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.
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.
Transgender Economic Empowerment Project at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
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)
The official worldwide organization dedicated to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.
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
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
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.
An annual conference is focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-nonconforming people from across North America and around the world.
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.
Transgender College Student Resources
This guide will help students find answers and resources for common issues experienced on campus while also empowering them to stand up for themselves and know their rights.