Transgender Information Resources
by John Otto, MLIS
www.jotto.info

Starting Point Resources About Transgender People
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Trans 101: Transgender People in Everyday Work and Life
by the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, University of California, San Francisco
  Transgender 101
by FORGE, for the Office for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice
  Hudson's FTM Resource Guide
   
Breaking News White House Announces Advances for Transgender AmericansPress Release, March 31, 2022
Major changes to policies for federal identity documents, travel, military, health care access, and several additional areas.
This is a game changer—most trans organizations have not had a chance to update their websites yet.
  "Biden Administration Delivers Major Policy Reforms For Transgender People"
by the National Center for Transgender Equality, summarizes major points in White House announcement
   
Advocacy National Center for Transgender Equality
  Lambda Legal – Transgender Rights
  Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
  FORGE
   
Statistics and Demographics U.S. Trans Survey 2022
Survey to be conducted in 2022
  U.S. Trans Survey 2015
With 28,000 respondents, this survey had a game changing historically large number of transgender people
  "Injustice at Every Turn", National Transgender Discrimination Survey 2011
Survey by the the National LGBTQ Task Force and the National Center for Transgender Equality
  The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law
The Williams Institute conducts independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy.
  The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law – Transgender People publications
  "Best Practices for Asking Questions to Identify Transgender and Other Gender Minority Respondents on Population-Based Surveys"
by the Williams Institute
  "How Many Adults Identify as Transgender in the United States"
by the Williams Institute
  "Nonbinary LGBTQ Adults in the United States"
by the Williams Institute
   
Health Resources Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, University of California, San Francisco
  "Guidelines for the Primary and Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender and Gender Nonbinary People"
by the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, University of California, San Francisco
  World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
  Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People, Version 7
The Standards of Care are created by WPATH. This is the 7th and current version.
  Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People, Version 8 (forthcoming)
The SOC Version 8 have not yet been published. They are expected to be published sometime in Spring 2022.
  Transgender Persons - Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients – Transgender–Affirming Hospital Policies
While focused on hospital polices, many of these suggested practices can be translated to other settings.
  Dr. Nick Gorton's "Medical Therapy and Health Maintenance for Transgender Men"
   
Surgery Resources TransHealthCare
Resource for finding surgeons around the world that perform transgender procedures
  TransBucket.com
Photos of surgery results
   
Medical Insurance Know Your Rights | Health Care
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  HealthCare.gov – Transgender Health Care
Details to consider in the Health Insurance Marketplace
  Getting Your Health Care Covered: a Guide for Transgender People
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  "Know Your Rights - Medicare"
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
   
Identity Documents Identity Documents and Privacy
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Name Change, Driver's License, and Birth Certificate Policies by State
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  "Know Your Rights - Passports"
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Passport Gender Designation Change
by the U.S. Department of State - US passport gender change policy and FAQ
  How do I change my gender on Social Security's records?
by the Social Security Administration
   
Legal Resources Transgender Law Center
  Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
  Lambda Legal - Transgender Rights Toolkit
  Phyllis Randolph Frye's Trangender Legal website
Included as a legacy reference. Phyllis Randolph Frye is the nation's first "out" judge. She is considered the grandmother of transgender civil rights.
   
Workplace "Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace: Recommended Policies and Practices"
by the Human Rights Campaign
  "Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace: A Toolkit for Employers"
by the Human Rights Campaign
  "Model Transgender Employment Policy"
by the Transgender Law Center
  Transgender Employment Issues
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  "Transgender-Inclusive Benefits for Employees and Dependents"
by the Human Rights Campaign
  "Transitioning in the Workplace: A Guide for Trans Employees"
by the Human Rights Campaign
  "Restroom Access for Transgender Employees"
by the Human Rights Campaign
   
Travel "Know Your Rights - Airport Security"
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Transportation Security Administration (TSA) - Transgender Passengers
  TSA announces measures to implement gender-neutral screening at its checkpoints
Transportation Security Administration press release, March 31, 2022
  TSA - Traveling with Medications
   
Selective Service "The Selective Service – How the Selective Service Impacts Transgender People"
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Who Must Register for the Draft and Transgender Exemptions
U.S. Government, Selective Service website - transgender information near the bottom
  "Selective Service or 'The Draft' and Trans Men"
from Hudson's FTM Guide
   
Military SPARTA
A Transgender Military Advocacy Organization
  TAVA - Transgender American Veterans Association
  Military & Veterans Issues
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Modern Military Association of America
for the LGBTQ military and veteran community
  "Transgender Individuals and Military Service Bibliography"
Compiled by Andrew Grissom, ALA Rainbow Roundtable, 2019
   
Youth Gender Diversity
  TransFamilies
  Gender Spectrum Family
  Transgender Children and Youth
by the Human Rights Campaign
  Supporting and Caring for Transgender Children
by the Human Rights Campaign, American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, and American Academy of Pediatrics
  PFLAG - the nation's largest family and ally organization
  The Trevor Project
24/7 crisis support for LGBTQ youth
   
Sports TransAthlete
  Get the Facts about Transgender & Non-Binary Athletes
by the Human Rights Campaign
  Transgender Exclusion in Sports
by the American Psychological Association
  Gender Diverse Youth Sport Inclusivity Toolkit
by Gender Diversity
   
Aging Aging Issues
by the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Transgender Aging Network (TAN)
  National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging - Transgender Aging Resources
  "Improving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults" – Full Report and Executive Summary
publication by SAGE and the National Center for Transgender Equality
  Lambda Legal's Trans Aging chapter from the Transgender Rights Toolkit
   
Portraiture Jess T. Dugan – "to survive on this shore" trans elders photo project
  Jana Marcus – "Transfigurations" photo exhibit
Groundbreaking, award-winning photo exhibit first shown in the early 2000s
  New York Times – "Transgender Lives: Your Stories"
New York Times - photos and stories, allowing transgender people to tell their own stories in their own words
  Lynn Conway's Transsexual Women's Successes: Links and Photos
Legacy website not updated in several years, perfectly capturing trans history by default
  Lynn Conway's Successful TransMen: Links and Photos
Legacy website not updated in several years, perfectly capturing trans history by default
   
Conferences Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference
  World Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium
  Moving Trans History Forward Conference - University of Victoria, BC, Canada
  Gender Odyssey
A conference for families, youth, and educators & providers
   
Archives Transgender Archives – University of Victoria, BC, Canada
UVic houses the largest transgender archives in the world
  National Transgender Library & Archives
University of Michigan Library
  Digital Transgender Archives
A website that aggregates archives with transgender materials
  GLBT Historical Society
   
Books (legacy lists) FTM Book List
by John Otto, 2011
  "Soldier Girls and Dancing Boys: Gender Exploration in Resources for Children, Teens, and Caring Adults"
by Nancy Silverrod (retired), San Francisco Public Library, 2014
  "TRANScending Identities: A Bibliography of Resources on Gender Variance, Transgender and Intersex Topics"
by Nancy Silverrod (retired), San Francisco Public Library, 2008
  "TRANScending Identities: A Bibliography of Resources on Transgender and Intersex Topics"
by the GLBT Round Table of the American Libraries Association (Nancy Silverrod, primary author), 2005
  "Gender Transgression in Books for Children, Teens, and Caring Adults"
by Nancy Silverrod (retired), San Francisco Public Library
  Seattle Public Library Transgender Book & Video Lists
by John Otto, Seattle Public Library, 2014
   

compiled by John Otto, MLIS
revised May 4, 2022.