On this page you will find a list of various resources that might be useful and media that I’ve come across and wanted to share.  Some are GLBTQ/trans related, some are not.  This page is a work in progress and will be updated often, so check back frequently!

Trans/GLBTQ resources

Campus Pride (nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups who work to create a safer college environment for LGBT students)

The Center of Excellence for Transgender Health (increasing access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming healthcare services for trans and gender-variant communities)

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals (working to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect)

FTM International (serving the Female-to-Male community)

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (ensures the voices of LGBT people are heard through the media, and promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality)

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (works to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and health care providers)

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students)

Gender Spectrum (provides education, training, and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens)

Genderfork (supportive community for the expression of identities across the gender spectrum)

GLBT National Help Center (free and confidential telephone and internet peer counseling, information, and local resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning callers throughout the United States)

Hudson’s FTM Resource Guide (comprehensive list of FTM resources)

International Foundation for Gender Equality (promotes acceptance for transgender people)

Lambda Legal (national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work)

Medical Therapy & Health Maintenance for Transgender Men (a guide for healthcare providers; useful for any transman)

National Center for Transgender Equality (dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment)

National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (general information on the transgender community, coming out, and other resources)

The Northwest Network (for GLBTQ survivors of abuse)

PFLAG: Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (resources for families and friends of LGBTQ folks)

PFLAG’s Transgender Network (same as above, but specific to trans people)

Princeton University GLBT Center Resources (list of over 100 links, including ones to GLBTQ news, health, pop culture, self-help, and more)

Ryan Sallans’ website (FTM public speaker, featured on LOGO’s “Gender Rebel” documentary)

Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (honors and supports the power of LGBTQ youth to change the world)

So You’re EnGAYged (a wedding resource for GLBT & allied couples)

Susan’s Place (comprehensive list of transgender resources)

Transgender Law & Policy Institute (nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society)

The Trevor Project (leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth)

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care (7th version) (standards of care for the health of transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people)

*Please note that many of these links are to pages—I am not an Amazon affiliate nor do I benefit in any way from listing any of these links.  These are here solely to share useful reading material with others.

Trans & Gender Stories/Issues

As Nature Made Him by John Colapinto

Becoming a Visible Man by Jamison Green

Conundrum by Jan Morris

From the Inside Out by Morty Diamond

Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us by Kate Bornstein

Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation by Kate Bornstein

GenderQueer by Joan Nestle

Just Add Hormones by Matt Kailey

My Husband Betty by Helen Boyd

The Meaning of Matthew by Judy Shepard

Nobody Passes by Matt Bernstein Sycamore

Right Side Out by Annah Moore

Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

She’s Not the Man I Married by Helen Boyd

She’s Not There by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg

The Testosterone Files by Max Wolf Valerio

Transgender Explained for Those Who Are Not by Joanne Herman

Transgender History by Susan Stryker

Transgender Warriors by Leslie Feinberg

Transmen and FTMs by Jason Cromwell

The Triple Bind by Steven Hinshaw and Rachel Kranz

True Selves by Mildred Brown

Whipping Girl by Julia Serano


Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools by Jonathan Kozol

White Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism by Paula S. Rothenberg

“Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” by Beverly Daniel Tatum


Boys Don’t Cry

Gender Rebel (documentary; available on LOGO or Netflix)


Transgeneration (short documentary series; available on Netflix)

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