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Resources for Transgender Parents

These organizations and resources provide education and advocacy that may be helpful for transgender parents.

Support for anyone with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer parent. 415-861-KIDS

Family Equality Council
Connects, supports and represents LGBT parents and their children.

Gender Spectrum
Works toward creating a more gender-sensitive and inclusive experience for all children and teens. 510-567-3977

National Center for Transgender Equality
Monitors federal activity on transgender issues and emphasizes national advocacy and education. 202-903-0112

PFLAG Transgender Network
Though more focused on the parents of trans people than on transgender parents, PFLAG’s family approach can be helpful.

Transgender Law Center
A California-based organization whose resources can be useful nationally. 415-865-0176

A documentary film about 19 transgender men who gave birth to children.

TransYouth Family Allies
Partners with educators and communities to develop supportive environments where gender may be expressed and respected.

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