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Audre Lorde Project

A grassroots organization that works to mobilize communities and allies into action around political issues that trans and gender non conforming people of color encounter. The ALP also hosts educational community meetings, trainings, and actions in the New York City area seeking community wellness, social progression, and economic justice.

FORGE (resource page)

SoulForce

Trans Justice Funding Project a community-led initiative that support grassroots efforts for trans people.

Transfaith

Transfaith is a national non-profit led by transpeople working to support transgender spiritual/cultural workers and their leadership in community. We work closely with many allied organizations, secular, spiritual, and religious, transgender-led and otherwise.

Transgender Intersex Justice Project

An grassroots organization that works to end the injustices faced by trans, genderqueer, intersex, etc. within California prisons, jails, detention centers. Connects TGI people with others in the community inside and outside of the prison system.

Trans Information Network

A blog/forum centered around transgender people.

Trans Lifeline

A non-profit that provides a hotline number for transgendered people that is staffed by transgendered people to support the  needs members of the community may have. This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender.

Trans Relief Project

A project to provide information and monetary assistance to US-based trans and GNC people looking for help with the administrative fees associated with obtaining US passports, name changes, and updating ID documents.

Trans Student Educational Resources

A youth-led grassroots organization which offers educational resources, workshops, and action strategies to advocate for safe schools for transgender students.

Trans*H4CK

Trans*H4CK tackles these social problems by developing new and useful open source tech products that benefit the trans and gender non conforming communities in the following ways: Promote economic advancement and financial sustainability. Promote attention to or improve services for trans people without homes, that are sex workers, or that are incarcerated. Increase gender safety. Support the overall wellbeing of the community.

Truth

A program Launched by Transgender Law Center and GSA Network, TRUTH builds public understanding and empathy through short video profiles of youth and their families; provides support through a Storytelling Toolkit guiding youth and families through the process of speaking out; connects trans and gender nonconforming youth through a national youth council and regional youth councils that work on media campaigns and build peer support infrastructure; and educates media professionals on best practices of reporting on trans and gender nonconforming youth.

Trans People of Color

Black Girl Dangerous

A reader funded, non profit online publication project which amplifies the voices of LGBTQ people of color.

Black Trans Men Incorporated

Black Transmen Inc.® is the 1st National Non-Profit Organization of African American transmen solely focused on acknowledgment, social advocacy and empowering African American transmen with resources to aid in a healthy female to male transition. Black Transmen programs provide all female to male transmen and SLGBTQI individuals with necessary tools to secure identity and equality within our society regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sexual identity or sexual expression.

Black Youth Project 100

BYP100 is an activist member-based organization of Black 18-35 year olds, dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people.

El/La Para TransLatinas

Offers direct services for trans latinas.

Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement

Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement (Familia: TQLM) is the only national organization that addresses, organizes, educates, and advocates for the issues most important to our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) and Latino communities. Familia: TQLM is inclusive and serves of all LGBTQ Latinos, Latinas, and gender nonconforming individuals. They also collaborate with non-LGBTQ families and friends who support our vision of a united LGBTQ Latino and Latina community.

Genders & Sexualities Alliances Network

GSA Network is an LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that connects, trains, and offers legal resources to queer, trans, and allied youth leaders to advocate and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.

The Marsha P. Johnson Institute

Launching Spring 2018 the goal of The Marsha P Johnson Institute (MPJI) is to create a crucial entry point for Black trans women and gender non-conforming femmes to obtain the skills, financial and programmatic resources necessary in advocating for an end to violence against all trans people

[email protected] Coalition

Advocates for the specific needs of the Trans Latino community that resides in the U.S.A. and to plan strategies that improve our quality of life.  The Center for Violence Prevention & Transgender Wellness offers the following services in Los Angeles: Drop in services, daily food distribution, esl classes, computer lab, economic & workforce development, Job placement and more.

Trans People of Color Coalition

Legal Services

Transgender Legal

A nonprofit which aims to end discrimination and achieve equality for transgender people in education, employment, and provides legal defense assistance.

Transgender Law Center

Provides trans and gender non conforming people with legal information and connect them to culturally competent pro bono attorneys and legal service providers.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Provides legal resources for trans individuals such as passport name changes, educational rights brochures, and healthcare information. Hosts campaigns and trainings as well as offer legal referral assistance.

Documentaries

Free Cece

A story about the case, trial, and incarceration of trans activist, Cece McDonald, the prison industrial complex, and violence against trans people.

Inside Out

Major

Chronicles the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 75 year old Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years.

Passing (Trailer)

A documentary that examines the black trans male experience in North America today, through the eyes of 3 men who have undergone gender transition from female to male.

Pay it No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson (Youtube)

A feature-length documentary that focuses on the life and accomplishments of revolutionary trans-activist, Marsha P. Johnson

Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen

A feature-length experimental documentary that explores the lives of six black transgender men living in the United States.