Outside Resources

Ingersoll Gender Center is an all-volunteer, Seattle based organization that focuses on the growth and well-being of transgender and gender variant people. They offer weekly support groups, job programs, educational opportunities, and special events.

Gay City Health Project is celebrating 20 years of promoting wellness in the LGBTQ communities by providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts. Gay City is the leading provider of HIV and STI testing in King County.

Gender Diversity provides support services for children, adolescents, adults; education and training for individuals, workplace, health providers, and schools.

The Gender Odyssey Professional Conference (GO Pro) will be held August 19th-20th for professionals and students. This 2 day conference is for those seeking to advance their understanding of gender variance and transgender identities, then followed by; The  Gender Odyssey Conference.  This event is intended to bring families, friends and allies together for a weekend of sharing, education and fun. The 2015 conference will be held August 20th-23rd at the Washington State Convention Center.

Gender Justice League offers member generated programs that include; empowerment, advocacy, community building, outreach and resource development. That's just a small slice of what is offered.

Susan's Place is another great site, covering just about every subject matter and resource. Arts and entertainment, activism, poetry, politics, forums, news, it just goes on and on!

The "National Center for Transgender Equality" is another site with great resources. Recently they have  completed a new project;  The "ID Documents Center." There you can learn how to change your name and gender on your driver's license, birth certificate, or federal ID, such as passports.

Suicide Prevention Resources

If at anytime you feel thoughts of severe depression or suicide there are people who want to help:

Seattle Crisis Clinic: 24-Hour crisis line offering an array of services in King County; 866.4CRISIS (866.427.4747)

The Trevor Project: The leading national organization providing crisis intervention, and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24; 866.488.7386

Trans Lifeline: This is a non-profit, free transgender lifeline staffed by transgender people for transgender people; US-877.565.8860 Canada-877.330.6366

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: The lifeline is a network of 164 crisis centers in 49 states. Providing free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; 800.273.8255