#IllGoWithYou : An Ally Project

Website: #IllGoWithYou : An Ally Project #IllGoWithYou allies go into bathrooms and other spaces with transgender people who may be afraid or concerned about their safety. An #IllGoWithYou ally offers support, buffering, and nonviolent assistance when asked. Read the guide on how to navigate gendered spaces with a trans friend…

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Any Lab Test Now – Inexpensive lab test results for bloodwork

Any Lab Test Now is a direct access lab testing services company. They have several locations around Indiana. We strongly recommend against self-medicating with hormones, as it can be dangerous. But if you are familiar with what bloodwork you need and know that you need your bloodwork checked, you can…

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Cassandra Avenatti, LCSW – Indianapolis

counseling

Cassandra Avenatti, LCSW 819 East 64th Street, Suite 222 Indianapolis, IN Therapist Phone: 812.236.8767 Email: Cassandraavenattilcsw@gmail.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for hormone therapy?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified persons? Assigned…

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Central Christian Church – Indianapolis

Central Christian Church, Indianapolis

Central Christian Church 701 N. Delaware Indianapolis, 46204 317.635.6397 Website: Central Christian Church We differ in race, age, cultural background, ability, sexual orientation, physical condition, gender identity, family structure, spiritual journey and life circumstances. Aided by this God-given gift of diversity, we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love to all…

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Coming Out and Socially Transitioning for Trans People

Socially Transitioning for Trans People

Downloadable PDF file: Socially Transitioning for 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 of the most homophobic and transphobic institutions in the…

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Dr. Sidhbh Gallagher – gender-confirming surgeries – Indianapolis

Dr. Sidhbh Gallagher, MD Doctor’s bio Indiana University Health Physicians Plastic Surgery Phone: (317) 944-3636 IU Health North Hospital 11700 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032 Email: Nicole Jackson, Transgender Surgical Program Coordinator njackson4@iuhealth.org Trans-related specialties: Gender-Confirming Surgeries Other specialties: cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, peripheral nerve surgery including the surgical…

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Empire Beauty Schools – Indianapolis

Hairdressing & Beauty

Website: Empire Beauty Schools 5750 Crawfordsville Rd # A Speedway, Indiana (317) 481-0717 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmpireSpeedway Recommended by trans-identified people. They have had transgender women speak to students on customer service for trans folks. They are welcoming to all LGBT clients and are looking for transgender clients – M or F…

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Erin Davis, MA, NCC – Marion

counseling

Erin Davis, MA, NCC Family Service Society, Inc. 101 S. Washington Street Marion, IN 46952 Therapist Phone: (765) 662-9971 ext. 122 Website: http://famservices.com Email: edavis@famservices.com Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for HRT?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified persons?: This therapist…

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Fogel, Dr. Janine – MD, CCFP, ABFM – Primary care, hormones – Indianapolis

Dr. Janine Fogel, MD, CCFP, ABFM Medical Director, Transgender Health and Wellness Program EEskenazi Health Outpatient Care Center 720 Eskenazi Ave, 5th Floor Indianapolis, IN 46202 Phone: 317-880-6029 FAX: 317 880-0467 Doctor Bio: Dr. Janine Fogel, M.D. Trans-related health care: Primary care, Hormone Replacement Therapy Are you familiar with WPATH…

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Health and Human Services rule changes will improve transgender health care

Health Care

After intense advocacy from LGBT groups, the Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a policy change that will allow transgender and gender diverse people the ability to pursue gender-confirming medical care free of discrimination. National Center for Transgender Equality: New Proposed Federal Rules Will Help End Health Insurance…

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Legally Transitioning for Trans People in Indiana

Legally Transitioning for Trans People

Downloadable PDF file: Legally Transitioning for Trans People See also: Changing Name and Gender Markers on Legal Documents 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…

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Questions to ask your potential surgeon before gender-confirming surgeries

Pencil and questionnaire

Genital and breast/chest surgical treatments for gender dysphoria are not merely another set of elective procedures. Typical elective procedures involve only a private mutually consenting contract between a patient and a surgeon. Genital and breast/chest surgeries as medically necessary treatments for gender dysphoria are to be undertaken only after assessment…

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Trans Hoosier Stories: Jacqueline Patterson, Korvin Bothwell, Drake Eilert

Drake Eliert

From the Indy Star: Transgender Hoosiers transition to new lives Coming out as transgender can alienate a person from family and friends. Studies show that about 20 percent of transgender people have been discriminated against when searching for a place to live. About 11 percent have been evicted because of…

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Transgender Health Journal

Website: Transgender Health Journal Transgender Health is the first peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to addressing the healthcare needs of transgender individuals throughout the lifespan and identifying gaps in knowledge as well as priority areas where policy development and research are needed to achieve healthcare equity. Transgender Health is the…

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Warsaw LGBT & Supporters Community – Warsaw

Warsaw LGBT & Supporters Community

Warsaw LGBT & Supporters Community Facebook Public Page: https://www.facebook.com/warsawlgbtcomm Twitter: https://twitter.com/WarcityLGBT This group also has a private discussion page on Facebook and they meet face to face at least once a month. Message them at the facebook page for more information on how to join the group and meetings.

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Weekly headlines 2015-09-22

News

A collection of trending news stories we shared in social media in the past week. The New “Stonewall” Film Treats Trans People Like Inspirational Sidekicks ‘Stonewall’ fails to give the gay rights watershed the stirring film it deserves TIFF Review: Roland Emmerich’s Gay Rights Drama ‘Stonewall’ ‘Stonewall’: TIFF Review Toronto…

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Understanding and Accessing Health Insurance in Indiana

Understanding and Accessing Health Insurance in Indiana

Downloadable PDF file: Understanding and Accessing Health Insurance in Indiana 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 of the most homophobic and transphobic institutions…

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