National Organizations

National Organizations

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The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ/SGL bias and stigma. As America’s leading national Black LGBTQ/SGL civil rights organization focused on federal public policy, NBJC has accepted the charge to lead Black families in strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps between the movements for racial justice and LGBTQ/SGL equality.

Thank you for contacting the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)! We are a national social justice organization, devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through public education and public policy advocacy. Please note that as a policy advocacy and public education organization, we do not provide legal advice, medical referral, or any other individual services.

Below are resource listings with answers to the most common questions NCTE receives. Due to high volume of requests, NCTE will only respond to this email if your question is not addressed by the resources available below. Responses may take up to 7 business days.

**Your life is valuable. If you are in crisis, please call 1-800-273-8255 or text “HOME” to 741-741**

If you have COVID related questions or concerns, please see our COVID resource website, which is constantly updated at: https://transequality.org/covid19.

For media inquiries please contact press@transequality.org or call 202-804-6046 and speak with David Farmer.

To make changes to your recurring donation or to update your supporter/donation information, in our system (including name or email changes), please contact Daniel Shad dshad@transequality.org or call 202-804-6059. For other donor inquiries, please contact Jami Westerhold, Development Director, at jwesterhold@transequality.org.

If you are trying to change your legal name or gender designation on a government-issued ID document, please review our ID Documents Center at http://www.transequality.org/documents. For any issues that are not addressed by ID Documents Center, e leave an email and we will reply as soon as possible.

For more information regarding coverage for gender transition-related health care, please see our step-by-step Health Coverage Guide at https://transequality.org/health-coverage-guide. We are unable to offer funding or suggestions related to funding.

If you are seeking legal assistance, please contact the organizations listed on the “Legal” section of our resource page at https://transequality.org/additional-help#legalor our Trans Legal Services Network at https://transequality.org/issues/resources/trans-legal-services-network-directory to request representation or seek legal advice.

If you are seeking support for a transgender person in jail or prison, please check out our Police, Jails, and Prisons page at https://transequality.org/issues/police-jails-prisons and the “Incarceration” section of our resource page at https://transequality.org/additional-help#incarceration.

If you are seeking assistance on an immigration, refugee, or asylum issue for yourself or someone else, or a human rights violation in another country, please contact the appropriate organization listed on that section of our resource page at https://transequality.org/additional-help#intl.

If you are looking for more information about transgender people and issues which face the transgender community, please check out our “About Transgender People” web resource at https://transequality.org/about-transgender, which contains a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section, or the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey. If you do not have time to sift through the 300+ page report, the executive summary will provide you with an overview of the findings at http://www.ustranssurvey.org/reports.

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The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. We are building a future where everyone can be free to be their entire selves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress we’ve made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in every aspect of their lives: in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights. These barriers must go. That’s why the Task Force is training and mobilizing millions of activists across our nation to deliver a world where you can be you. Join us!

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.

ZINES: Self-exams and Check-Ups
RAD Remedy and radical illustrator Isabella Rotman are collaborating to release a series of health guides about self-exams, checkups, hormone options, and other topics related to trans and queer health and wellness.
http://zines.radremedy.org/zines/01-self-exams/index.html

Ten Tips for Working With TGIQ* Patients
* trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer
http://static.radremedy.org/guides/10-Tips-for-Working-with-TGIQ-Patients.pdf

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