National Transgender Organizations
The American Boyz has many local affiliates throughout the US, and provides support and information for female-to-male transgendered persons and their significant others, friends, family members and allies (SOFFAs). The American Boyz, 212A South Bridge Street, Suite 131, Elkton, MD, 21921. Phone: (410) 620-2161. Website: www.amboyz.org. Email: email@example.com.
FTM International (FTMI) provides support and information for female-to-male transsexuals world-wide. FTM International, 1360 Mission Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA 94103. Phone: (415) 553-5987. Website: www.ftm-intl.org. Email: TSTGMen@aol.com.
Gender Education and Advocacy (GEA) is the successor organization to AEGIS (American Educational Gender Information Service) with twin missions of gender education and health care advocacy. GEA operates the Gender Advocacy Internet News Service (GAIN). To subscribe to GAIN, go to www.tgender.net/mailman/listinfo/gain-all. GEA National Office, P.O. Box 65, Kensington, MD 20895. Phone: (301) 949-3822, voice mail box #8. Website: www.gender.org.
The International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) provides telephone information, referrals and books, and publishes the quarterly magazine Transgender. IFGE, PO Box 229, Waltham, MA 02254-0229. Phone: (781) 899-2212. Website: www.ifge.org. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) provides information, support and advocacy for intersexed people. ISNA, P.O. Box 3070, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-3070. Phone: (734) 994-7369. Website: www.isna.org. Email: email@example.com.
The National Latino/Latina Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Organization (LLEGO) is an informational resource for Spanish-speakers. LLEGO, 1420 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006. (202) 466-8240. Website: www.llego.org. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) focuses on advocacy, education and information for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. NYAC, 1638 R Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009. Phone: (202) 319-7596. Website: www.nyacyouth.org.
The Renaissance Transgender Association, with chapters and affiliates throughout the US, provides support, education and social activities for crossdressers and others. Renaissance Transgender Association, 987 Old Eagle School Rd., Suite 719, Wayne, PA 19087. Phone: (610) 975‑9119. Website: www.ren.org. Email: email@example.com.
The Society for the Second Self (Tri-Ess), with about 30 chapters around the US, focuses on the needs of heterosexual crossdressers. Tri-Ess, P.O. Box 194, Tulare, CA 93275. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transgender Websites & Listservs
Trans Family of Cleveland, Ohio – a comprehensive site for information, support and resources: www.transfamily.org
Mermaids – a British Family Support Group for children and teenagers with gender identity issues : www.mermaids.freeuk.com/
The Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association (HBIGDA) – for current copies of their Standards of Care: www.hbigda.org
International Journal of Transgenderism: www.symposion.com/ijt/
Transsexual Women's Resources: www.annelawrence.com/twr/
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Transgender and Intersexed Visibility Project (media issues): www.glaad.org/org/projects/cultural/trans_visibility/index.html