Acacia Center – Evansville

map of all Therapists & Counselors 815 John St. Evansville, Indiana 47713 Telephone: +1 (812) 491-1805 Website *D. Shaner Gable, PhD – Experience: MTF, FTM, GQ, CD (18+ years), Writes Hormones/Surgery Letters:  Yes *James Jones, LCSW – Experience: MTF, GQ, CD (< 6 months), Writes Hormones/Surgery Letters: Not yet *Amber…

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Bast, Dr. Catherine – M.D. – South Bend, Goshen

Health Care

map of all Medical Doctors Catherine Kreider Bast, MD Mosaic Health and Healing Arts 330 Lakeview Dr. Goshen IN 46528 Phone (574) 537-2680 Fax (855) 218-0912 Email cbast@mosaichha.org Trans Related Services: Hormone Treatment, Adults; Puberty blockers, children & youth Other Care Services: Adolescent Medicine, Counseling, Family Practice, Holistic Medicine, Midwifery,…

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Be Yourself- A Publication of PFLAG

Today’s youth face more social pressures than ever, especially since young people are coming out at increasingly younger ages. This publication offers a supportive approach to common questions asked by teens who may be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. It also provides hotline numbers for teens and a…

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Bickel Counseling – Greenwood

map of all Therapists & Counselors Rebecca Bickel Waletich, LCSW 390 North Madison Avenue, Suite 201 Greenwood, Indiana 46142 Phone: 317-557-5091 Email: Bickelinc@yahoo.com Website: Bickel Counseling Specialty: LGBT Youth and Adults, Group Counseling, Transgender Counseling Payment: Limited insurance, cash, check, credit Familiar with Standards of Care for trans clients Letters…

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Bloomington PRIDE

Bloomington Pride, Ltd. P.O. Box 554 Bloomington, IN 47402 Sarah Perfetti: sarah.perfetti@bloomingtonpride.org Laura Ingram: laura.ingram@bloomingtonpride.org The mission of Bloomington PRIDE: Through community-based events and services, Bloomington PRIDE celebrates queer arts, creates safe and inclusive spaces, and challenges stereotypes to enrich LGBTQA community culture. Programs include: Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival –…

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Bloomington Prism Youth Community

Prism Youth Community – Prism is an inclusive social group for youth celebrating all sexual orientations and gender identity expressions! All are welcome to join us. Prism serves youth from Monroe, Owen, Lawrence, Brown, Morgan, Greene and Bartholomew counties. Connect with them on Twitter: @PrismBtown Connect with them on the…

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Brothers United Community Center – Indianapolis

Brothers United is a community based organization providing HIV/STD awareness, education and prevention. The mission of Brothers United is to enhance the health and wellness of our community, which includes those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and the people who live and work in our neighborhoods. Brothers United provides…

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Buck Black, LCSW – Lafayette

Counselors

map of all Therapists & Counselors Buck Black LCSW, LCAC at Buck Black Therapy, LLC 100 Saw Mill Road, Suite 3102 Lafayette, IN 47905 Phone: 765-807-6778 Text: 765-612-0082 Website: Buck Black Email: directory@buckblack.com Transition-Related Services: Letters for Transition-Related Care Other Care Services: Psychological Care Are you familiar with WPATH Standards…

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Butsch, Dr. Anne – MD, JD – Evansville/Ft. Branch

Health Care

map of all Medical Doctors Dr. Anne Butsch, MD, JD – Evansville/Ft. Branch Board Certified Family Medicine Tulip Tree Family Clinic 123 N. McCreary Street Ft. Branch, IN 47648 (812) 753-1039 Visit website for details about insurance and payment plan options. This doctor has been recommended by trans-identified people, according…

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D. Andrew Puntney, LCSW – Evansville

map of all Therapists & Counselors Located through Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare Inc. at Lilian G. Moulton Center 1 N. Barker Ave. Evansville, IN 47712 Phone: 812-423-4418 *Experience: MTF, GQ, CD (10 clients over 20 years) *Standards of Care: None *Unisex Bathroom: Yes *Non-Discrimination Policy: Yes *Writes Hormones/Surgery Letters:  Yes (Hormones),…

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Erin Cullen, LCSW – Indianapolis

map of all Therapists & Counselors Erin Cullen, LCSW Private practice 1 N. Meridian Street, Suite 600 Indianapolis, IN, 46204 (317) 403-5053 Specialty: LGBT Youth, Adolescents to Adults Payment: Cash, credit, no insurance, sliding fee scale Familiar with WPATH Standards of Care v.7 for Trans clients Letters for hormone replacement…

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Eskenazi Health Special Medicine – Indianapolis

map of all Medical Doctors Eskenazi Health Outpatient Care Center, 4th Floor 720 Eskenazi Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 Phone: (317) 880-5475 Website Trans-related Care: Endocrinology, Hormone Treatment You may need to be referred to the center by any of the satellite Eskenazi Primary Care Physician locations. This health provider has…

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Friends Memorial Church – Muncie

Friends Memorial Church 418 W. Adams St. Muncie, IN 47305 Phone: 765-288-5680 Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/FriendsMemorialChurch Website The Society of Friends is a unique religious organization with a long history of promoting equality, social justice, and peace in the name of our God and his embodiment on earth, Jesus…

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Garth Mintun – Indianapolis

Davis Mintun Professional Services Inc. 6801 Lake Plaza Drive Suite A102 Indianapolis, Indiana 46220 317-578-2122 http://www.davismintun.com therapy@davismintun.com Have you ever counseled transgender clients? 30 years of experience working with trans clients. If so, how many? How many were assigned female at birth or assigned male at birth? Both – too…

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Gender Nexus

GenderNexus is an emerging organization in Indiana that empowers people who are gender diverse to lead authentically healthy and holistic lives by connecting them with supportive services to meet their physical, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, occupational, and environmental needs. Staff members of Gender Nexus are LSW, MSW, MHC and gender…

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GLBT National Help Center

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Hotline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. All of their services are free and confidential. They speak with callers of all ages about…

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Grace Episcopal Church – Muncie

Grace Episcopal Church 300 S. Madison St. Muncie, IN Website Sunday Services: 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Our mission at Grace Church is to celebrate together communion in Christ and to proclaim the Gospel through service, worship, evangelism, education, and pastoral care, thereby restoring all people to unity with God…

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Indiana ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU of Indiana, headquartered in Indianapolis, is a…

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Indiana gets training from LGBT Healthlink on reducing tobacco use for LGBT Hoosiers

LGBT Healthlink – Hoosiers Got Game: Indiana Scores On LGBT Tobacco And Cancer Training Last week, we visited the Hoosier State and you can breathe the excitement in the air. The Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission at the Indiana State Department of Health (DOH) contacted us after receiving their LGBT…

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Indiana House rejects all amendments to RFRA “license to discriminate” bill

Indiana House Vote on RFRA Amendments

This morning the Indiana House of Representatives rejected all 4 amendments proposed to SB 101 the ‘RFRA’ bill that would open the door to allowing Hoosiers to discriminate against LGBT citizens under the guise of “religious freedom.” The amendments were intended to protect child safety (religious-owned daycare businesses in Indiana…

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Indiana Pride of Color

Indiana Pride of Color

Indiana Pride of Color’s mission is to celebrate the diversity within the LBGT community through a series of events that educate, embrace, and empower the Black LGBT experience. Skating Nights, 90’s Parties, talent auditions and other social events throughout the year build up to IPOC’s annual Celebration in the Park…

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Indy Counseling Professionals – Indianapolis Area

counseling

map of all Therapists & Counselors 5660 Caito Dr., Suite 120 Indianapolis, IN 46226 (317) 775-8050 (o) (317) 377-3103 (fax) Christie Clayton, MSW, LSW Specialty: LGBT Youth Payment: Does not accept insurance, cash or check only (317) 775-8050 (o) Julie Timke, LCSW Specialty: Anxiety, Mood Disorders, LGBT Youth, Transgender, EMDR…

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Interfaith Coalition on Non-Discrimination (ICON)

Interfaith Coalition on Non-Discrimination

2950 E. 55th Place Indianapolis, Indiana 46220 317-772-0236 Website: Interfaith Coalition on Non-Discrimination (ICON) ICON is an organization of people of faith who are concerned about the consequences of intolerance against sexual and gender minorities. Particularly, we are concerned about religious intolerance and lack of acceptance of God’s diversity. Our…

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IU Health Endocrinologists – Indianapolis

These providers have been recommended by trans-identified people. map of all Medical Doctors Dr. Lauren Baker, MD 317-843-0000 IU Health Bio & Contact Metabolic Endocrinology Internal Medicine General Endocrinology Trans-rlated Services: Hormone Treatment Other Care Services: Internal Medicine, Metabolic Endocrinology, Diabetes Care Takes Insurance: Yes Sliding Scale Policy for those…

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Janice Gabe, LCSW, LAC – Indianapolis

map of all Therapists & Counselors Janice Gabe, LCSW, LAC New Perspectives of Indiana 6314 Rucker Road, Suite A Indianapolis, IN 46220 (317) 465-9688 (w) (317) 465-9689 (fax) Website Specialty: All adolescent issues, substance abuse, high-risk youth, transgender youth, deals with all mental health issues. Youth ages 10 to 25…

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Kristin Funk, MSW, LCSW, LCAC – Kokomo

map of all Therapists & Counselors Kristin Funk, MSW, LCSW, LCAC Family Psychiatric Center 702 West Alto Road, Kokomo, IN 46902 (765) 453-7422 Specialty: Coping Skills, Child or Adolescent, & Self Esteem Payment: Most insurance s and self- pay, does not offer Familiar with Standards of Care for Trans clients…

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Lara M. West, LMHC – Corydon

map of all Therapists & Counselors Counsel House 1584 N. Old Hwy 135, P.O. Box 907, Corydon, IN 47112 (765) 315-2989 Specialty: LGBT Issues Payment: Insurance, credit card, sliding fee scale available Familiar with Standards of Care for trans clients Letters for hormone replacement Letters for surgeries Links to other…

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LGBT Discrimination Bill Signed into Law by Indiana Governor Mike Pence

SB-101 Bill Signing Ceremony

Today Governor Mike Pence signed SB 101 into law, which will allow people and businesses to discriminate against LGBT Hoosiers on the basis of religion. The bill has a broad impact which will not require businesses to meet any sort of substantial-burden test illustrating how serving LBGT Hoosiers “substantially burdens…

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Lutheran Church of the Cross – Muncie

Lutheran Church of the Cross 4401 N. Wheeling Ave. Muncie, IN 765-288-8110 Website Sunday Services: 10:30 am. Lutheran Church of the Cross is a growing congregation of about 75 people, is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), and is located in Muncie, IN. We are a diverse…

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News: Allowing Transgender Youth To Transition Improves Their Mental Health, Study Finds

Via Think Progress: Allowing Transgender Youth To Transition Improves Their Mental Health, Study Finds A new study has found that when transgender young people are allowed to fully identify with their gender and take steps toward transition, it significantly improves their depression and anxiety. Forty-two patients participated in the study…

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News: D.C. bill banning conversion therapy for minors becomes law

Washington Blade: D.C. bill banning conversion therapy for minors becomes law A bill passed unanimously by the D.C. Council in December that bans mental health professionals licensed by the city from performing so-called conversion therapy on minors became law on March 11 after clearing its required review by Congress. The…

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News: Hormone therapy in transgender adults is safe

Via Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology: Hormone therapy in transgender adults is safe with provider supervision; A review of hormone therapy sequelae for transgender individuals Results Current literature suggests HT is safe when followed carefully for certain risks. The greatest health concern for HT in transgender women is venous…

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News: Indiana House committee approves religious discrimination bill; RFRA will move to House Chamber

Full Text of Senate Bill 101 Why SB101 will have a negative impact on trans hoosiers Via Indianapolis Star: Indiana House panel OKs religious freedom bill An Indiana House committee today approved controversial religious freedom legislation that could protect business owners who don’t want to provide services for same-sex weddings.…

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News: Kentucky Lawmakers Attach Poisonous Trans Bathrooms Amendment to High School Student’s Bill

After their poisonous efforts to enact legislation limiting what bathrooms trans and gender diverse students may use in Kentucky schools failed past through the Kentucky State legislature, Republican Sen. C.B. Embry has attached the legislation to a bill brought to the statehouse by Kentucky high school students, designed to improve…

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News: Transgender Law Center Testifies at Historic Hearing on LGBT Workplace Discrimination

Via Transgender Law Center: (Transgender Law Center) Legal Director Ilona Turner is in Washington, D.C. to testify before the United States Commission on Civil Rights at its first ever hearing on workplace discrimination against LGBT people. Her testimony describes the vast problem of employment discrimination that transgender and gender nonconforming…

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Norm Brandenstein, LMHC – Indianapolis

map of all Therapists & Counselors Norman R. Brandenstein, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor Indianapolis Counseling Associates, LLC 9135 N. Meridian, Suite A-9, Indianapolis, IN 46260 (317) 767-0273 (Confidential Voice Mail) (317) 581-1781 (fax) Specialty: LGBTQA, HIV+, Adult individuals & couples Payment: Some insurance plans, cash, check, does not accept…

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Pat Corbin, MSW, LSW, ACSW – Columbus

map of all Therapists & Counselors Patricia J. Corbin, MSW, LSW, ACSW, LCAC Website – Family Services, Inc. 1531 13th St. Suite 2540 Columbus, Indiana 47201 (812) 314-2300 Patricia J. Corbin is a social worker and psychotherapist. Areas of concentration: in addition to doing Individual, family and marriage therapy, I…

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Powerhouse Church of Indianapolis (Pentecostal and LGBT-Affirming)

Powerhouse Church of Indianapolis

Pentecostal and LGBT-Affirming Service time: 11:30 am 4110 E. New York Street Indianapolis, IN 46201 317-344-9724 powerhousechurchofindianapolis@gmail.com Inclusion We are a radically inclusive and diverse group of believers. Pastor Keith McQueen serves on the board of the Interfaith Coalition on Non-discrimination (ICON) and launched a community-based organization ELITE INDY to…

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Pride Lafayette

map of all support groups Pride Lafayette 640 Main Street Lafayette, Indiana 47901 (765) 423-7579 Community Center Hours: Daily, 6PM-8PM Website Trans Lafayette Support Group meets twice a month. Read more about Trans Lafayette. Pride Lafayette, Inc. and the Pride Lafayette Community Center serve the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and…

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PRYSM Youth Group – Lafayette

PRYSM Youth Group Website PRYSM meets monthly on the 1st Friday of the month at 6:30PM. For additional information about PFLAG or PRYSM, please contact Meredith at (765) 567-2478 or Margy at (765) 491-6357. PFLAG Lafayette/Tippecanoe County, in conjunction with Pride Lafayette and Citizens for Civil Rights, oversees a local…

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Refuge Restrooms App

REFUGE is a web application that seeks to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming individuals. REFUGE picks up the torch where Safe2Pee left off and makes the valuable resource available to those who find themselves in need of a place to pee safely once again. Users…

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Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center – Indianapolis

map of all Medical Doctors Map of all Therapists & Counselors Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center 1481 West 10th Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 317-554-0000 Website Access on Facebook Access on Twitter Counseling Roudebush offers counseling, Therapy Group, Voice Therapy, Prosthetics (wigs) Referral letters for hormone treatment, legal name and…

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Sacred Path Unitarian Universalist Church – Indianapolis

Sacred Path Unitarian Universalist Church

Website: Sacred Path Church (Unitarian Universalist) Sunday Worship at 11:00 AM Meeting Location 1818 W. 57th St. Indianapolis, IN 46228 Mailing Address Sacred Path Church PO Box 88608 Indianapolis, IN 46208 info (at) sacredpathuu (dot) org (317) 936-WALK (9255) Uncompromising Inclusion The world needs all of us. We each have…

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Salesforce CEO says employees won’t travel to Indiana

We are forced to dramatically reduce our investment in IN based on our employee's & customer's outrage over the Religious Freedom Bill. — Marc Benioff (@Benioff) March 26, 2015 Today we are canceling all programs that require our customers/employees to travel to Indiana to face discrimination. http://t.co/SvTwyCHxvE — Marc Benioff…

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Shepard, Dr. Marguerite – MD – Indianapolis

Health Care

map of all Medical Doctors Dr. Marguerite Shepard, MD Specialty: OBGYN, Reproductive Endocrinologist IU Health Coleman Center for Women University Hospital Room 2041 550 North University Blvd. Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 Phone: 317.944.8231 for appointment This doctor has been recommended by trans-identified people. Website Bio & Contact Info Trans-related Services: Hormone…

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Spectrum – Muncie / Ball State

Since 1974, Spectrum has served as Ball State University’s organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning individuals and their allies (GLBTQSA). Spectrum is advised through the Office of Student Life, the clearing house for all recognized student organizations. Spectrum provides social support to create a comfortable, confidential, and…

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Stacey Easley, MSW, LSW – Evansville

map of all Therapists & Counselors Located at the AIDS Resource Group in Evansville. Old Courthouse 201 NW Fourth Street Suite B-7 Evansville, IN 47708 Phone: 812-421-0059 *Experience: MTF (8 years; briefly) *Standards of Care: None *Unisex Bathroom: No *Non-Discrimination Policy: Yes *Writes Hormones/Surgery Letters: Not yet *NOTE:  Part of…

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Stout, Dr. Julianne – MD – Lafayette

map of all Medical Doctors Dr. Julianne Stout, MD Riggs Community Health Center 2316 South Street Lafayette, IN 47904 (765) 742-1567 Website Internal Medicine, Pediatrics Trans-related Services: Hormone Treatment Other Care Services: Primary Care, Internal Medicine Familiar with WPATH Standards of Care v.7: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Gender Marker…

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The Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce – Indianapolis

Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce

The Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce promotes businesses owned or operated by members of the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities or their allies. They hope to create a cultural environment in Indianapolis that represents the diversity of the Indianapolis community, and to be a partner for the city…

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The LGBTQ Center – Michiana, South Bend

LGBTQ Center - Michiana

The The LGBTQ Center of Michiana serves the GLBT community of the Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan areas, including South Bend, Mishawaka, Elkhart, La Porte, Buchanan, and Niles and everywhere in between! We offer social and support groups for GLBT adults and youth. GLBT Resource Center of Michiana 1522 Mishawaka…

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Three Stones Counseling Services – Indianapolis

map of all Therapists & Counselors Valerie Walters Valerie holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana. 819 East 64th Street, Suite 238 Indianapolis, IN 46220 Phone: 317-739-1739 Website: Three Stone Counseling Email: Valerie@threestonescounseling.com Specialty: LGBT Youth…

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Top military brass resist lifting transgender ban

Trans Troops

LGBTQ Nation: Carter getting pushback from military leaders over easing ban on transgender service members WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter has gotten pushback from senior military leaders on whether the Pentagon should lift its ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, according to U.S. officials familiar with…

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Trans Lafayette

map of all support groups Pride Lafayette 640 Main Street Lafayette, Indiana 47901 (765) 423-7579 Community Center Hours: Daily, 6PM-8PM Website Trans Lafayette Pride Lafayette sponsors Trans Lafayette – a discussion and social group for all transgender and gender diverse people, those living with disorders of sexual development (DSD), those…

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Transbucket – SRS Surgery Results Photos

Transbucket is a website where trans men, trans women and gender non-binary folks who have had transition-related surgeries (also known as sex reassignment surgery, gender reassignment surgery (GRS), genital reconstruction surgery, sex affirmation surgery, gender confirmation surgery, sex realignment surgery) can post pictures of their results, along with before pictures,…

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Transphobia in Public Restrooms Made Into Law

Trans Bathroom Access

Several states in the United States and some parts of Canada have recently attempted to create legislation restricting how trans people can use public restrooms in schools and other public places. Lambda Legal: FAQ About Restrooms & What to Do If You’re Hassled Mother Jones has an excellent summary of…

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie

Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie 4800 W. Bradford Dr. Muncie, IN Website Sunday Worship Service: 10:45 a.m. Children’s Religious Education classes during service. Pre-Service Discussion: 9:30 a.m. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, Indiana, as a liberal religious community, includes members who hold a variety of personal religious beliefs, but…

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World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

As an international multidisciplinary professional Association the mission of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is to promote evidence based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy and respect in transgender health. WPATH publishes the Standards of Care and Ethical Guidelines, which articulate a professional consensus about the psychiatric,…

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Yahoo Email Group: FTM Surgery Information (female-to-male)

Yahoo Group: FTM Surgery Info

Yahoo Group: FTM Surgery Information (female-to-male) An extensive resource for info, photos, & research regarding surgery options for Female-to-Male transgender persons. FTM related surgeries discussed here are: metoidioplasty, phalloplasty, Centurion, hysterectomy, vaginectomy, salpingo-oophectomy, scrotoplasty, urethroplasty, testicular prostheses, & chest surgeries including double incision, liposuction, periareoler, keyhole, inverted anchor, etc. Members…

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YouTube Transition Videos: trans female transitions

There are a growing number of trans people who document their transition via video for their own understanding of the process. In the last several years, many have posted their videos on YouTube to help others understand the changes individuals see with hormone therapies and transition-related surgeries. Viewing videos before…

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YouTube Transition Videos: trans male transitions

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There are a growing number of trans people who document their transition via video for their own understanding of the process. In the last several years, many have posted their videos on YouTube to help others understand the changes individuals see with hormone therapies and transition-related surgeries. Viewing videos before…

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