Resources

This page is an ever-growing collection of resources I’ve come across in exploring my own queerness, as well as in searching for support for others. I hope you find what you’re looking for! And if you don’t, please don’t hesitate to reach out. I will most likely be able to help you find what you need. πŸ’œπŸŒˆπŸ’œ

Organizations for Guided Support:

Gender Care: β€œGender Care offers peer counseling, coaching, consultation, advocacy, and other education-based support services in an affirming and safe online space where you can ask questions, seek guidance, and access reliable information on gender identity and gender dysphoria.” – with a great resource tab with tons of readings to explore and understand gender and gender health.

The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading organization for helping LGBTQIA+ youth and their families explore gender, sexuality, and mental health. Counseling, a resource center, and a welcoming community are waiting for you here.

TransParent USA: Community, resources, and events all geared to support the parents of trans kids.

GSA Network: A conglomeration of organizations that cover a wide array needs for the LGBTQIA community.

MIT’s List: While many of these orgs are local to Massachusetts, this site has so many good resources including national orgs you can reach out to for support and other tools for making inclusive spaces possible.

Drugwatch: For LGBTQIA+ mental and physical health.

Books:

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities

A Quick & Easy Guide To Consent

A great list of books from TransParent.

More Education:

60 years of LGBTQ visual history on the USC Digital Library.

Asexuality Explored

Gender Neutral Pronouns and Honorifics

Separating Gender Identity from Expression (constellation)

Sex is not binary, neither is gender.
Extended chart.

Glossary:

46 Terms That Describe Sexual Attraction, Behavior, and Orientation

Other Tools:

Deadname Remover (Chrome Extension)