Blackwell, Dr. David – MD – Indianapolis

map of all Medical Doctors Dr. David Blackwell, MD Chatham Care PC 907 N. East Street Indianapolis, IN, 46202 Phone: 317-644-3461 Fax: 317-602-2654 This doctor has been recommended by trans-identified people. TransRelated Services: Hormone Treatment Other Care Services: Primary Care Takes Insurance: Yes Sliding Scale Policy for those without Insurance:…

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Brandi Branson settles suit against former employer after being fired for transitioning

Brandi Branson

A trans woman in Florida settled her suit with her former employer, Lakeland Eye Clinic, after being fired for transitioning at work. Lakeland agreed to pay Brandi Branson $150,000 in back pay and to implement non-discrimination training for their employees in settling the suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment…

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Chernoff Plastic Surgery and Laser Center – Carmel

map of all Medical Doctors Gregory W. Chernoff, M.D. F.R.C.S. Website: Chernoff Plastic Surgery and Laser Center 9002 North Meridian Street, Suite 205 Indianapolis, IN 46260 (317) 573-8899 This doctor has been recommended by trans-identified people. Transition-Related Services: laser hair removal, facial feminization surgeries, breast augmentation Other Care Services: laser…

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Chicago Women’s Health Center

Chicago Women's Health Center

Chicago Women’s Health Center 1025 W. Sunnyside, Suite 201 Chicago, IL 60640 Phone: (773) 935-6126 Fax: (773) 935-7145 Website: Chicago Women’s Health Center map of all Medical Doctors About our services: Some of our providers have more extensive training in trans health issues; therefore, we invite our clients to request…

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CustomMed Apothecary – Indianapolis

CustomMed Apothecary

CustomMed Apothecary 6005 W. 71st St. Indianapolis, IN 46278 Ph. (317) 803-3436 Fax (317) 803-3437 Website Services – compounding testosterone and other medications. These medications require a valid prescription from your clinician. CustomMed Apothecary, LLC is Indianapolis’ first compounding-only pharmacy located at 6005 W. 71st St, Indianapolis, IN 46278 CustomMed…

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Dawn Bontrager, LCSW, MDiv – Mishawaka

Dawn Bontrager, LCSW, MDiv Bontrager Therapy Services 203 E Mishawaka Ave Mishawaka, IN 46545 574-256-3699 email: dawnb@dawnbontrager.com Psychology Today Profile Familiar with WPATH Standards of Care Writes referral letters for medical providers for HRT and transition-related surgeries Finances Avg Cost (per session): $70 – $110 Sliding Scale: No Accepted Payment…

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Dr. Martha M. O’Danovich, PsyD, HSPP – Merrillville, Munster

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services 9335 Calumet Avenue, Suite D Munster, Indiana 46321 219-513-8508 Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services, P.C 8300 Broadway, Suite F1 Merrillville, Indiana 46410 219-736-1000 Psychology Today website profile This doctor has been recommended by trans-identified people.

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First Unitarian Church – South Bend

First Unitarian Church 1101 E. Jefferson Street South Bend, IN 574-234-6588 Sunday Service at 10:30am Nursery Available Website We welcome all seekers regardless of creed, race, culture, age, ability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Green Line Wellness – Louisville, Kentucky

Green Line Wellness 714 Lyndon Lane, Suite One Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 426-2777 info@greenlinewellness.com familiar with WPATH Standards of Care Provide letters of referral for HRT and gender-confirming surgeries Finances Avg Cost (per session): $80 – $150 Sliding Scale: Yes Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa Accepted…

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Howard Brown Health Center – Chicago

Howard Brown Health Center

map of all Medical Doctors Howard Brown Health Center 4025 N.Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 388-1600 Website: Howard Brown Health Center Aris Health by Howard Brown Health Center 3245 N. Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 388-1600 Howard Brown Health Center is an Informed Consent Clinic This clinic was…

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Indiana legislator proposes adding LGBT anti-discrimination protections to pending legislation

Ed Delaney

Democratic Rep. Ed DeLaney of Indianapolis is proposing an amendment to one of several laws that must be voted on by the Indiana State Legislature before the end of the session that would amend Indiana law to provide protection against discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Hoosiers. The Indiana…

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Indiana-based Cummins asks anti-LGBT Michigan repair shop to stop using its logo

Cummins

Those of us who have been involved in political organizing around LGBT issues have known for many years that Columbus-based business Cummins, which manufactures truck engines, is a vocal supporter of LGBT rights and its own LGBT employees. The Fortune 500 company has testified in the Indiana State Legislature on…

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Indy Laser Center – Carmel

map of all Medical Doctors Website: Indy Laser Center 598 W. Carmel Dr. Carmel, IN 46032 (317) 575-2737 email: info@indylasercenter.com Trans-related services: laser hair removal This service has been recommended by trans-identified people. Indy Laser Center identifies itself as trans-friendly and has been recommended by at least one trans individual.

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Informed Consent in Trans Health Care

Informed Consent

Informed Consent is a newer model of transgender healthcare that simplifies access to hormone replacement therapy for trans people. This model of health care is often done by Medical professionals in a cross-disciplinary environment (a health care center with both medical doctors and psychologists) who work with trans people to…

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Ingersoll-Scott, Nichole R. – RN, MSN, FNP-BC – Indianapolis

map of all Medical Doctors This nurse has been recommended by trans-identified people. NRI Clinic for Complementary Medicine 9135 N. Meridian St. Ste B9, Indianapolis, IN, 46260 Phone: (317) 575-1111 Transition-Related Services: Hormone Treatment Other Care Services: Holistic/Integrative Medicine Takes Insurance: Yes, but they don’t bill directly to the company,…

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Jim Collins Foundation – Grants for gender-confirming surgeries

Jim Collins Foundation

The mission of the Jim Collins Foundation is to provide financial assistance to transgender people for gender-confirming surgeries. The Jim Collins Foundation recognizes that not every transgender person needs or wants surgery to achieve a healthy transition. But for those who do, gender-affirming surgeries are an important step in their…

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Lamplighter Counseling – Hartford City

Robert Jesiolowski, LCSW Monique Jesiolowski, MA, RYT Lamplighter Counseling Hartford City, IN 47348 (765) 499-1974 Website Lamplighter Counseling was founded in 2006 to provide clients seeking help with a safe inviting home atmosphere to confront hard issues and make heroic journeys of the soul. Our therapeutic style is laid back…

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Landmark EEOC Ruling: Workers Have Right to Restrooms Based on Identity

Tamara Lusardi

Via National Center for Transgender Equality: The New Landmark EEOC Ruling Explained: Workers Have Right to Restrooms Based on Identity In a landmark ruling reported last week, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that employees have the right to equal access to workplace facilities that are consistent with…

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Louisiana trans man files suit under Title VII after being fired

Tristan Broussard

The Southern Poverty Law Center filed suit on behalf of Tristan Broussard against his former employer, a finance company, after he was fired for not being “in compliance” for their “policies” of dress and presentation. Southern Poverty Law Center: SPLC, allies file suit against Louisiana company for unlawfully firing transgender…

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Malta becomes first nation to protect gender identity, gender expression

Malta

According to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, the island nation of Malta is the first to add legal protections for intersex, trans and gender-diverse people to its laws to protect the bodily autonomy and civil equality of its citizens. Historic moment for trans and intersex people…

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Martinsville Considers Human Rights Ordinance

The leaders of Martinsville, Indiana are discussing adding a Human Rights Ordinance for their town, according to local news. The town has been chafing recently over the long-standing perception of the town as being racist and intolerant towards minority groups (a reputation that was fairly well-deserved, considering its history) and…

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Ms. Carrie A. Hunter, LMFT, MDiv – New Albany

map of all Therapists & Counselors Nova Counseling Alternatives 1941 E. Spring Street New Albany, Indiana 47150 (502) 437-9987 email: chunter@nova-ca.com Website – Psychology Today listing This counselor has been recommended by trans-identified people. Familiar with Standards of Care for Trans clients Letters for hormone replacement Letters for surgeries Links…

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Obama’s Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers Takes Effect

Today, President Obama’s Executive Order Protecting LGBT workers takes effect. Here’s a round-up of some of the news coverage. The White House: Another Step Toward Equality for LGBT Workers Valerie Jarret in the Advocate: Op-ed: Protecting LGBT Workers Means Protecting All Workers Center for American Progress: Infographic: New Employment Protections…

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RFRA, the “Fix”, gender identity and where we go from here

After a contentious week, the Indiana State legislature passed and Governor Mike Pence signed into law an amendment to SEA 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act which threatened Indiana’s economic future after businesses and cities around the United States declared their intention of boycotting Indiana due to the discriminatory potential…

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Roseland Counseling – South Bend

Catherine Pittman, Ph.D., HSPP Frances M. Touhey, MSW, LCSW Susan Myers, R.N., LCSW, LCAC, BCD Roseland Counseling 219 N. Dixie Way South Bend, IN 46637 Phone: (574) 220-2649 – roseland counseling Fax: (574) 271-3740 Will do referral letters for HRT or transition-related surgeries Catherine Pittman – I specialize in treating…

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Saint Harridan – online trans masculine clothing

Saint Harridan

Saint Harridan Website Twitter: @SaintHarridan Online shopping, but will do pop-up shops around the country. Follow on twitter for more details. Saint Harridan has created a line of suits designed to fit your body and your gender. Our suits feature a sleek masculine cut, re-engineered for women and transmen. Saint…

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Sandra Pierce / Joy: A Total Care Salon

Joy Salon

map of all support groups Sandra Pierce Joy: A Total Care Salon 6319 East U.S. Highway 36, Ste 4-6, Avon, IN, 46123 Phone: 317-272-0377 Website: http://www.joy-makeup.com/ Services: massage, permanent make-up, skin care. Great at working with people of all bodies, including people with physical disabilities and breast cancer survivors. Sandra…

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South Bend transgender woman shares her journey

Meghan Buell, Director of Michiana GLBT Resource Center

Meghan Buell is the director of Michiana GLBT Resource Center and has helped Indiana Transgender Network put together provider resources from South Bend. Last night she spoke to local news about her journey. How did we miss that Meghan made The Trans 100? Congratulations, Meghan! Via ABC57 News: Local transgender…

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Southside Christian Church – South Bend

Southside Christian Church 1329 E. Jackson Road South Bend, IN 574-291-1156 Facebook Page: SouthsideDOC Sunday Worship – 10:00 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Peggy Garnaat Experience the freedom of God’s love with Southside Christian Church! We welcome all people regardless of age, gender, education, economic status, marital status, sexual orientation, culture, ethnic…

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Springfield, Missouri, Voters Repeal LGBT Rights Ordinance citing “Bathroom Predators”

It is terrible that the lives and dignity of trans people are being reduced to discussions about bathrooms and vicious accusations about pedophilia. We should not have to deal with this sort of degrading attack on our self-worth. However, this is an issue we need to refute head on with…

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Strohecker’s Specialty Pharmacy – Mail Order Pharmacy

Strohecker’s Specialty Pharmacy 2855 SW Patton Road, Suite A Portland Oregon 97201 Toll Free: (877) 252-9393 Local: (503) 222-4822 Website: Strohecker’s Pharmacy Strohecker’s Specialty Pharmacy can compound medicine and has been a trusted provider to trans men, trans women and gender-diverse persons for many years. They do online and mail…

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Trans 101: For Significant Others, Partners, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs) of Trans People

trans 101 for allies

Downloadable PDF file: Trans 101: For Significant Others, Partners, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs) of Trans People About the Author Skye Brown attended Texas A&M University between 2007 and 2012 during which time they experienced the resiliency of marginalized communities surrounded by oppression and violence. During their enrollment at one…

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Trans 201: For Significant Others, Partners, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs) of Trans People

Trans 201 For Allies

Downloadable PDF file: Trans 201: For Significant Others, Partners, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs) of Trans People About the Author Skye Brown attended Texas A&M University between 2007 and 2012 during which time they experienced the resiliency of marginalized communities surrounded by oppression and violence. During their enrollment at one…

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Trees, Inc.

Trees, Inc. (Transgender Resource, Education and Enrichment Services). info@webetrees.org 219-331-4665 Website A new nonprofit focusing on trans education and resource building in small cities and towns. Their reach is all of the midwest. Vision Statement: By improving transgender educational resources in underserved communities we strive to enrich the lives within…

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Unity Church of Peace – South Bend

Unity Church of Peace 905 E. Colfax Avenue South Bend, IN Phone: (574) 233-8004 Website Sunday Service: 10am Youth: 10am We Honor Diversity Diversity encompasses complex differences in perspectives, identity, and points of view among individuals who make up the wider community. Diversity includes important and interrelated dimensions of human…

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University of Indianapolis Psychological Services Center

map of all Therapists & Counselors University of Indianapolis Psychological Services Center Good Hall, Room 109 1400 East Hanna Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46227 Phone (317) 788-3353 Toll-free (800) 232-8634 Website The Psychological Services Center offers comprehensive evaluation and therapy services to individuals, families, and organizations. The Center is located in…

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Wang, Dr. Jeffery – MD – Lafayette

Health Care

map of all Medical Doctors Dr. Jeffery Wang, MD IU Health Arnett Hospital 1 Walter Scholer Drive, Lafayette, Indiana 47909 Phone: 765-448-8000 This doctor has been recommended by trans-identified people. Transition-Related Services: Hormone Replacement Therapy (initial prescription and maintenance) Other Care Services: Primary Care, Orthopedics Takes Insurance: Other flexibility for…

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Zion United Church of Christ – South Bend

Zion United Church of Christ 715 E. Wayne Street South Bend, IN 574-233-5446 Website We recognize Christ’s great mandate for inclusion, celebrate and give thanks for the diversity in which God created us, each in God’s image and loved by God. In this spirit, our family of faith declares itself…

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