• Student's "Know Your Rights" Guide (link to page where guide can be downloaded)
National Center on LGBT Aging: A treasure trove of resources; some recent highlights:
- Inclusive Services for LGBTQ Older Adults A Practice Guide for creating Welcoming AgencieC.
- I Have a Transgender Client… Now What? is a fact sheet with answers to commonly asked questions service providers have when they first start working with transgender older adults. Written by the FORGE Transgender Aging Network, this Q&A can help service providers to give the best possible care to transgender elders.
- Age-Friendly Inclusive Services Guide for LGBTQ organizations: This guide is intended to help LGBT centers understand the unique challenges that LGBT people face as they get older, and provide you with some tools and strategies to ensure that LGBT older adults feel more included and safe in LGBT organizations.
- Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: This guide helps to answers the question: “How can our mainstream aging organization ask questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in safe and respectful ways to better inform our services and programs?" Written with suggestions, tips and practical ideas this guide will assist in your organization's path to asking fully inclusive questions to all of your clients.
Office for Victims of Crime : Offers a guide entitled Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault that educates those who respond to transgender sexual assault victims.
FORGE (For Ourselves: Reworking Gender Expression) : Is a national education, advocacy and support umbrella organization supporting the transgender community.
- Quick Tips for Caregivers Of Transgender Clients
- 101 Things You Can Do: We are all responsible…
- webinar and resources: Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims [recorded September 2013]
FORGE also has a great series of information sheets , including:
- Harsh Realities: The Experiences of Transgender Youth in Our Nation's Schools [report available on linked page]
"Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey.": Available at endtransdiscrimination.org
Interactions of Latina Transgender Women with Law Enforcement : Policy brief by Bienestar Human Services and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.
- The Survivor Handbook: Impact of interpersonal violence on LGBTQ survivors .
- The Model Policies and Best Practices Guide: Increasing agency capacity to serve LGBTQ survivors .
- ‘I’m not there to hurt anyone’: 13-year-old trans girl speaks out after being labeled a safety hazard (rawstory.com, 3/20/15)
- How to Respect a Transgender Person: Wikihow: http://www.wikihow.com/Respect-a-Transgender-Person
- It's OK to Be Neither: Teaching That Supports Gender-Variant Children : Melissa Bollow Tempel for Huffington Post.
- Accepting Dad: Blog by a father with a gender-variant child.
- Check out his list of Supportive Books & Media for Gender Variant /Non-conforming Kids.
- DC Launches First-In-The-Nation Trans Respect Ad Campaign: BuzzFeed.com.
- Redditors Get A Lesson In Tolerance of the Day: The Daily What Tumbler blog.
- Joe Biden: Transgender Discrimination Is 'The Civil Rights Issue Of Our Time' The Huffington Post By Jennifer Bendery
Posted: 10/30/2012 11:16 pm EDT Updated: 10/31/2012 2:17 pm EDT.
- Sadie, 11-Year-Old Transgender Girl, Writes Essay In Response To Obama's Inauguration Speech: Huffington Post coverage of the letter written by Sadie in the wake of President Obama’s 2nd Inauguration.