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Slide Show: Gender 101
Slide Show: Criminalization of Transgender Populations

Stay Informed

Laverne Cox Twitter
Janet Mock Twitter
Free Cece McDonald twitter
Trans Violence Track Project Facebook
International Day Against Transphobia Facebook
Lesbians and Feminists Against Transphobia Facebook

Videos on Systematic Oppression

Dear Dad, Love Maria; personal artistic story
Gun Hill Road trailer
Can You Believe This? Commercial spot for Argentine anti-discrimination bill
Transgender Gender Variant Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP) outreach video
Cruel and Unusual trailer; transgender women in prison
Hotel Gondolin, documentary following trans sex workers organizing for their rights & protections in Buenos Aires

Prison Advocacy and Stats

One Billion Rising for Justice Project

In the Right Direction

HOPE House: A safe trans house and transitional living in Phoenix. Video visit to the house.
This is HOW; crisis intervention services, including residence programs. Founded in Phoenix, in the process of expanding to other cities including LA.
TransYouthLA: Program info. Video of past fundraiser.
LAPD announces new segregation in a wing of downtown jail, updated guidelines for respectful treatment of transgender persons.
El Fuego Dentro; documentary about trans sex workers in Peru organizing for their rights

How you can help

Educate yourself & reach out!
Know Your Rights: Lambda Legal Resource Pages
This is HOW needs donations and volunteers.
Volunteer or donate to TGI Justice Project.
Buy an Angels of Change calendar to support TransYouthLA
Read these publications about the treatment of trans and gender variant youth from the National Center for Lesbian Rights in the foster and juvenile justice systems
Read Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law by Dean Spade
Read Injustice at Every Turn: A Report from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (Press reporting on this study highlighting equality and homelessness)
Read through resources, trainings, and studies published by the Transgender Law Center and the Silvia Rivera Law Project
Foster an LGBTQ child. SCFFAA does outreach to place this population in safe foster and adoptive homes.

Hire someone! Jobs not jails.


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