- D.C. Trans People: Know Your Rights! Click to read, download, print, and share. Includes summaries of our rights under the D.C. Human Rights Act, in regards to employment, housing, police, jails, identity documents, survivors of partner violence, public schools … and more!
- List of Trans Health and Other Services Around DC Includes health care providers, social services, advocacy, harm reduction tools, support groups, resources for survivors of violence, and more.
- How to Legally Change Your Name/Gender in DC, Virginia or Maryland
General Trans Resources
- Reports and Research Includes DC-specific studies, health reports, reports on hate violence, access to services, employment discrimination, trans people in jails and much more.
- Fact Sheet: Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth in Schools Created by the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. (Some information is specific to New York City, but the general information still applies here in DC. For more on your rights in DC, see the “Know Your Rights!” booklet above.)
- Best Practices Guide for Trans Health Care (English Version) by the Spanish Network for the Depathologization of Trans Identities
- Recommendations for Inclusive Data Collection of Trans People in HIV Prevention, Care and Services Data collection recommendations prepared by the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, March 2009.
- List of U.S. Trans Advocacy Organizations (see the bottom)
We regularly offer training classes for members of the Metropolitan Police Department and other area police agencies. We have developed a 1.5-hour introductory session, and a 3-hour advanced session, both presented in conjunction with other LGBT-related material presented by DC-area LGBT organizations, covering youth issues, domestic and intimate partner violence, and hate violence. You can review our training materials below:
- Introductory Training and Supplemental Materials (revised September 2011)
- Advanced Training and Supplemental Materials (revised April 2011)
Services We Can Provide