#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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1.4 Million people in the U.S. identify as transgender

Population

According to new research by the Williams Institute, 1.4 Million people in the United States identify as transgender, doubling previous estimates. This is 0.6% of the U.S. population, as opposed to previous estimates of 0.3% Utilizing data from the 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), which includes representative state-level…

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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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All Souls Unitarian Church – Indianapolis

All Souls Unitarian Church 5805 E 56th St Indianapolis, IN 46226 Phone:(317) 545-6005 office@allsoulsindy.org http://www.allsoulsindy.org/ Rev. Anastassia Zinke Minister SERVICE TIMES Sundays 9:30 a.m. – Adult Forum 10:30 a.m. – Service All Souls welcomes all who are in sympathy with our principles to join us in our journey of discovery,…

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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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Associates in Behavioral Counseling – Muncie

map of all Therapists & Counselors Dr. Michele Boberg, Ph.D., HSPP Dr. Terrie Vannatta, Ph. D., HSPP 4607 N. Wheeling Ave. Muncie, IN 47304 (765) 288-1110 Website The members of our team bring a variety of experiences and skill sets to our practice. We’re proud to have licensed psychologists, licensed…

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Bakar, Dr. Ayla – MD – Kokomo

Health Care

map of all Medical Doctors This doctor has been recommended by trans-identified people. Endocrinologist Howard Diabetes & Endocrinology Howard Regional Health 3509 S. Reed Road, Kokomo, IN 46902 Phone: 765-453-8550 Website: Howard Regional Health Transition-Related Services: Hormone Treatment Other Care Services: Primary Care, Metabolic Endocrinology Takes Insurance: Yes Sliding Scale…

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Barbara J. Baird, Attorney – Central Indiana

Barbara J. Baird, Attorney 445 N Pennsylvania St #401, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 248-5120 Website: http://www.lgbtindylaw.com/ Call For a FREE Case Evaluation Trans-related Specialty: Name and Gender Marker Changes Other services: LGBT Legal issues, same-sex marriage, adoption, probate & trust, planning long-term care, elder care Serving central Indiana, including Marion,…

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Barbara Solomon, MA, CCC-SLP – Voice Therapy

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Barbara Solomon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Purdue University Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Lyles-Porter Hall 715 Clinic Drive West Lafayette, IN 47907 Phone: 765-494-3820 Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Experience working with trans* identified persons?: I have been practicing for over 35 years in the area of voice disorders.…

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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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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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Bliss Laser Hair Removal – Muncie

Hairdressing & Beauty

Bliss Laser Hair Removal Medical Provider Name: Melinda Johnson 610 S. Tillotson Ave Muncie IN 47304 Phone: 765-289-2547 Website: http://www.MyBlissSpa.com email: mjohnson@myblissspa.com Type of Service Provided: Hair Removal (laser or electrolysis) Experience working with trans-identified adults?: Yes, We have been providing a safe and non judgmental environment to all clients…

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Blogs on Trans Guys/Transmasculine Parenting

From The Art of Transliness: Blogs on Trans Guys/transmasculine Parenting Daddyhood Transcribed– A man of transsexual experience talks about the process of conceiving twins with his wife via artificial insemination with donor sperm.  Visibly Transparent– A trans, queer parent talks about raising a small person First Time, Second Time– “Thoughts…

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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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Broadway United Methodist Church – Indianapolis

Broadway United Methodist Church – Indianapolis 609 east 29th street indianapolis, in 46205 (317) 924-4207 Website: http://www.broadwayumc.org/ Sunday Services: 8:30 & 10:45 worship services Broadway United Methodist Churcy is a part of Reconciling Ministries Network Creating space at the table for all God’s children. Mobilizing United Methodists of all sexual…

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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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Butler University – All Gender bathrooms

White House Gender Neutral Bathroom

via WISH-TV: INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Butler is adding new all-gender bathrooms to certain campus buildings. The dean of the arts college started the movement to get the bathrooms. He said it’s an important step to making everyone feel comfortable. Cambria York only uses all-gender bathrooms on campus. “You see a…

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Butsch, Dr. Anne – MD, JD – Evansville

Health Care

map of all Medical Doctors Dr. Anne Butsch, MD, JD – Evansville Board Certified Family Medicine ECHO Community Health Care 315 Mulberry Street Evansville, IN 47713 (812) 421-7489 Adults wanting to establish care may call 812-421-7489 or walk in to the John St. Clinic or Main Campus Clinic Monday –…

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Camas Breen-Brandt – Indianapolis

Hairdressing & Beauty

Phone or text: 317-435-8400 Email: myscissorsfly@comcast.net Current Location: MDG Studios 355 Indiana Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46204 Specialties: Hairstyling, makeup Hello! I am a hairdresser and makeup artist based in downtown Indianapolis. I am currently working on opening my own studio by October 1st 2015. I wanted to reach out to…

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Carolyn Harkin-Brinton – Indianapolis

counseling

Carolyn Harkin-Brinton Downtown Psychological Associates 350 E. New York Street, Suite #240 Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2134 Phone: 317-759-1758 Website: http://carolyn-harkinbrinton.squarespace.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for hormone therapy?: No (But will do so) Have you provided referral letters for surgeries?:…

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Cassandra Avenatti, LCSW – Indianapolis

counseling

Cassandra Avenatti, LCSW Hamilton Center, Inc 2180 N Illinois Street Indianapolis, IN Therapist Phone: 317-937-3700 X7105 Email: cavenatt@hamiltoncenter.org Website: https://www.hamiltoncenter.org/Locations/Providers/Cassandra_Avenatti.html 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…

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Center for Psychological Development – Muncie

counseling

map of all Therapists & Counselors Dr. Caroline Curlin, PhD, HSPP Dr. Bryce Taylor, PhD, HSPP 2205 N. Wheeling Ave. Muncie, IN 47304 (765) 287-1922 Website Center for Psychological Development takes insurance and cash, checks and major credit cards. Her rates are listed on her website. Are you familiar with…

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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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Changing Name and Gender Markers on Legal Documents

Legal Forms & Documents

Step One: Physician’s Statement of Gender Change To change your gender marker on several kinds of Indiana documents, a “Physician’s Statement of Gender Change” is required. This can be either: a) a physician’s signed and dated statement, on letterhead, that includes the language from 140 IAC 7-1.1-3 “[insert customer’s name]…

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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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Cincinnati Children’s Transgender Health Clinic

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Cincinnati Children’s Transgender Health Clinic 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3026 Phone: 1-513-636-4200 Toll-Free: 1-800-344-2462 Website: Cincinnati Children’s Transgender Health Clinic Health Services for Transgender Youth: The Transgender Health Clinic at Cincinnati Children’s provides an accepting atmosphere and services for patients 5-24 years old for: Common adolescent health issues, including…

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COLAGE: People with a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer Parent

Mission COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities. Vision We envision a world in which youth with one or more…

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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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Connections Counseling and Life Services – Fort Wayne

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Connections Counseling and Life Services 615 West Foster Parkway Fort Wayne, Indiana 46807 Phone: (260) 403-3961 Website: Connections Counseling and Life Services Janet M. Naish, LCSW, LCAC Janet has previous experience working with transgender individuals, and has been recommended by trans-identified people. Trish Fox, LMHC, LCAC Myra Meyers, LCSW, LCAC…

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Cos Raimondi, LCSW, LCAC – Indianapolis

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Cos Raimondi, LCSW, LCAC Indianapolis Counseling Associates, LLC 9135 N. Meridian St., Suite A-9 Indianapolis, IN 46260 Therapist Phone: 317-581-1779 ext. 1 Email: cosmasraimondi@icloud.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…

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Cosmedic Lazer Med Spa – Avon

Lazer Med Spa

Cosmedic Lazer Med Spa Deanna 10706 E. Highway 36 Avon, In 46123 Phone: 317-271-3610 Website: http://www.lazermedspa.com/ Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Deanna has been recommended by trans-identified people. Transition-Related Services: laser hair removal, Make up tattooing, and Make up-consulting. I am extremely comfortable with my transgender clients and treat…

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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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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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David Kearby, LCSW – Indianapolis

counseling

David Kearby LCSW Integrative Psychotherapy & Consulting 429 E. Vermont St., Suite 205 Indianapolis, IN 46202 Phone: 317-215-0548 Website: davidkearby.com Email: dk@davidkearby.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?: I have been working…

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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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Douglas Michael Cooper, MHC – Bloomington

counseling

Counseling Services Douglas Michael Cooper, MHC 101 West Kirkwood, Suite 210 Bloomington, Indiana 47404 Phone: 317-446-0359 Email: diuglasmichaelcoopermhc@gmail.com Website: http://www.bloomingtontherapist.com/ Mr. Cooper is also the Assistant Program Director of Bloomington Prism Youth Community. Familiar with the WPATH Standards of Care: yes Can bill insurance through Counseling Services

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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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Dr. Richard Biggerstaff – Laser Hair Removal – Indianapolis

Hairdressing & Beauty

Dr. Richard Biggerstaff Practice: Laser Hair Removal Medical Provider Address: OTOLARYNGOLOGY ASSOCIATES, LLC Northeast 8040 Clearvista Parkway Suite 340 Indianapolis, IN 46256 Phone: 317.844.7059 Phone: 800.540.2156 Website: http://www.otolaryn.com/ Type of Service Provided: Hair Removal (laser or electrolysis) Experience working with trans-identified adults?: I was a patient of this service. I…

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Dr. Rodney E. Timbrook, Phd, HSPP – Fort Wayne

Dr. Rodney E. Timbrook, Phd, HSPP Psychological Service Associates, Inc. 3421 E State Blvd. Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 (260) 582-4217 Website: http://www.drrodneytimbrook.com/ Psychology Today Profile I’ve been working with transgender people for about 25 years and I am familiar with the WPATH standards. Does referral letters for hormone replacement therapy.

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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) 880 – 8582 IU Health West Hospital 1115 Ronald Reagan Parkway, Suite 329 Avon, IN 46123 Email: sigallag@iupui.edu Trans-related specialties: Gender-Confirming Surgeries Other specialties: cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, peripheral nerve surgery including the surgical treatment of…

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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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Episcopal Church of All Saints – Indianapolis

Episcopal Church of All Saints 1559 Central Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 Phone: 317-635-2538 admin@allsaintsindy.org http://www.allsaintsindy.org/ The Reverend E. Suzanne Wille, Rector Worship Schedule Sun. 10 AM – Solemn Mass Wed. 6 PM – Low Mass Holy Days as Announced Who is welcome at All Saints? You are. In the 1950s,…

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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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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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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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Federal Jobs Programs have new guidelines to protect LGBT people

US Department of Labor

From the National Center for Transgender Equality: Jobs Programs Across the Country Get Guidance on LGBT Protections The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration issued a Training and Employment Guidance Letter last week to ensure that LGBT workers and students have equal access to the wide range of…

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Finding Spirit – Muncie

Finding Spirit = Supporting Proper Information, Resources and Inclusion for Trans People is a support group for trans and gender nonconforming individuals to gather and share resources and life experiences.   All ages welcome. Meetings are Tuesdays at 7:00pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie; 4800 W. Bradford Dr.; Muncie,…

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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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First United Church of Christ – Plymouth

First United Church of Christ 321 N Center Street Plymouth, IN 46563 (574) 936-3010 Website: http://www.plymouthfirstucc.org/ Facebook Link Tumblr blog AnnMarie Kneebone Pastor Worship Schedule 9:30 A.M. Church School 10:00 A.M. Fellowship Time 10:45 A.M. Worship A Nursery is available! This church has a trans-identified pastor and is welcoming of…

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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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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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GEKCO – Gender Expansive Kids – Central Indiana

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Website: INgekco.com Email: gekcomama@gmail.com What: GEKCO is a confidential support group for gender expansive children ages 12 and under and their families. Why: Social, educational and informational opportunities for transgender and gender fluid kids and their families. Community resources exist for older trans youth and adults so we provide a…

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Gender Confirming Surgeries for Trans Men

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Listed are some of the surgeries that may be medically necessary or desired for trans men and gender-diverse people assigned female at birth, and the medical codes that are used for billing surgeries. Insurance companies often need to know these medical codes to ensure that they cover these healthcare options, so in planning your own healthcare needs, this may be a handy resource.

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Gender Confirming Surgeries for Trans Women

Cadeuses - female

Listed are some of the surgeries that may be medically necessary or desired for trans women and gender-diverse people assigned male at birth, and the medical codes that are used for billing surgeries. Insurance companies often need to know these medical codes to ensure that they cover these healthcare options, so in planning your own healthcare needs, this may be a handy resource.

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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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Gender Warriors – Evansville

Website Email: genderwarriors@gmail.com Facebook group Gender Warriors is an educational, advocacy, and social group for Trans / Genderqueer / Gender Non-Conforming people and others who want to further the cause. Our mission is to create a more tolerant, friendly, and responsive environment for those who identify as transgender, genderqueer, or…

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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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Grace United Church of Christ: Culver

Grace United Church of Christ 307 N. Plymouth Street Culver, IN 46511 (574) 842-2331 Website: http://culvergraceucc.org/ Pastor: Rev. AnnMarie Kneebone This church has a trans-identified pastor and is welcoming of trans and gender-diverse people. Office Hours: T,W,F 9-11 Sunday Worship: 9:00 am Eastern Sunday School for children and adults 10:15…

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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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Gydo Therapy and Wellness Strategies – Indianapolis

map of all Therapists & Counselors 8650 Commerce Park Place, Suite A1 Indianapolis, IN 46268 317-471-8780 Website This provider has been recommended by trans-identified people. Several staff members at Gydo Therapy have experience counseling gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender-diverse individuals. Jennifer G. Williams, MS, LMHC Familiar with Standards of…

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Harbor Lights Counseling – Muncie/New Castle

map of all Therapists & Counselors Harbor Lights Counseling Tammi Imel, MA, LMHC Psychology Today Profile 610 South Tillotson Ave. #109 Muncie, IN 47304 (765) 281-1300 1116 Broad St New Castle, Indiana 47362 (765) 894-4393 Sliding Scale: Yes Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard,…

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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 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 GSA Network

Indiana GSA Network

Indiana GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance) Network Website: http://www.indianagsanetwork.org/ The Indiana Gender and Sexuality Alliance exists to support, connect, and empower lgbtq+ youth in schools. Connect to the Indiana GSA by joining their email list Start a GSA in your school, register your GSA, find information on Leadership and Development,…

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Indiana Legal Services’ Low-Income LGBT Project

Indiana Legal Services

Indiana Legal Services’ Low-Income LGBT Project ILS’ Low-income LGBT Project is a statewide direct service program that addresses the disproportionate poverty in the LGBT community. So like all ILS services, it targets issues affecting all poor people, like public benefits, employment, personal safety, and healthcare, and issues more common to…

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Indiana Medicaid and Transgender Healthcare

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We had a number of folks contact us about Indiana Medicaid. Among the things that trans Hoosiers were reporting to us was that they were not getting consistent information from Indiana Medicaid about whether their transition-related health care is covered under their health plans. They were being told: That hormone…

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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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Indiana Transgender Wellness Alliance (ITWA)

The ITWA is an alliance of public and private partners who recognize the need to advocate and educate regarding the challenges many trans-identifying persons and their families experience on the path to wellness. Website Jacqueline Patterson Executive Director PH (317) 727-1839 Jacqueline.Patterson52@yahoo.com Working with Health-Care Providers ITWA’s mission is to…

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Indiana Youth Group – Indianapolis

P.O. Box 20716, Indianapolis, IN 46220 Phone: 317-541-8726 Fax: 317-545-8594 Email: info@indianayouthgroup.org Website IYG is an activity center for youth like you! If you are aged 12-20 and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ), or are a straight ally, IYG is for you! Everyone is welcome at IYG.…

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Indy Counseling Professionals – Indianapolis Area

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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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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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Indy Pride: History Night – Being Transgender in Indiana

On Wednesday June 10th, Indy Pride presented “Living History: Living Proof. Living Truth. (Being Transgender in Indiana)” for the first-ever Circle City IN Pride History Night. Focusing on the transgender community, History Night at Indy Reads Books featured conversations and readings from C. Michael Woodward, prominent lecturer and author; Marissa…

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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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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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inTRANSit Support Group – Northwest Indiana

InTRANSit

inTRANSit Website: http://rainbowserenity.org/programs/intransit/ email: intransit@rainbowsenity.org program office: (219) 595-2321 menu option 4 and select inTRANSit Fax: 219-513-3280 Rainbow Serenity, Ltd c/o InTRANSit P.O. Box 9221 Highland, Indiana 46322 InTRANSit is a support group for gender fluid people, their family members, significant others, or friends. We provide a safe space for…

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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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IUPUI LGBTQ Center

Taylor Hall, UC 101A 815 West Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 Phone: 317-278-8333 Fax: 317-278-8338 Email: lgbtcntr@iupui.edu Website: lgbtqcenter.iupui.edu Hours of Operation Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: Closed The LGBTQ+ Center officially opened Fall 2016. To date, the Center offers four weekly programs: Gender…

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James Chadwick Lyon, LCSW, CCH – Evansville

counseling

James Chadwick Lyon Heart Centered Hypnotherapy for Change, LLC 4770 Covert Ave Suite 217B Evansville, IN 47714 Phone: 812-213-7314 Website: http://www.evansvillehypnosis.org 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?: No Experience…

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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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Jeanne Harber-Porter, MSW, LCSW, ACSW – Fort Wayne

counseling

map of all Therapists & Counselors Jeanne Harber-Porter Consulting & Counseling Associates 4214 Hobson Court Fort Wayne, IN 46815 Phone: (260) 486-5251 Website: http://www.ccagroup.org/ email: jporter@cca.org Transition-Related Services: Counseling, Letters for Transition-Related Care Other Care Services: Psychological Care Payment: Accepts some forms of insurance – visit website for details. Familiar…

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Jennifer Bradley, Psy.D., HSPP – Bloomington

counseling

Jennifer Bradley, Psy.D., HSPP Clinical Psychologist (private practice) 205 N. College Ave., Ste. 514 Bloomington, IN 47404 Phone: 812-339-7071 Website: http://www.drjenniferebradley.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…

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Jennifer Hobbs, Ph.D., LMHC – Valparaiso

counseling

Jennifer Hobbs, Ph.D., LMHC Private Practice @ The Lotus Center 4403 N. Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383 Phone number: 219-921-5818 www.valpolotuscenter.com Email: mentalwellnessconsulting@gmail.com How long have you been a practicing therapist? I have been counseling since 1998 and licensed since 2008. Do you have a degree or license to practice…

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Jennifer Vincent, MS, CSAYC – Indianapolis

counseling

Jennifer Vincent, LMHC, CSAYC 8515 Cedar Place Drive, Indianapolis, IN Phone:(317) 643-0507 Email: JenniferVincentLMHC@gmail.com Website: http://jenniferlinv.wix.com/jennifervincentlmhc 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?: Jennifer have been working with trans gender youth, their families…

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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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Joy Musser, PhD CCC-SLP – Voice Therapy – Fort Wayne

Musser Therapies

Joy Musser, PhD CCC-SLP Musser Therapies, LLC Fort Wayne, IN 260-312-2703 Email: joy@mussertherapies.com Website: http://www.mussertherapies.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for hormone therapy?: No Have you provided referral letters for surgeries?: No Experience working with trans-identified persons? Assigned male…

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Julie Powers Design – Makeup Tutorials, Wardrobe Design

model Amanda Rae, makeup by Julie Powers photo by Flux Vision Images

Julie Powers Design Website: http://julieapowers.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jpowersdesign Email: julie@julieapowers.com Professional makeovers and makeup instruction for trans-feminine folks, by individual request or group instruction. “I’m available for individual consultation for makeup (& wardrobe); that I will work one on one with people to assist with their personal goals. Cost will be…

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Kane, Dr. Erica – PsyD, HSPP – New Castle

Dr. Erica Kane, PsyD, HSPP Kane Loveridge Psychological Services LLC 2020 S. Memorial Dr., Suite I New Castle, IN 47362 Phone: 765-465-3387 Email: drkane@kanepsychological.com Website: http://www.kanepsychological.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?: I…

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Karen V. Sutherland – Chesterton

counseling

Therapist Name: Karen V. Sutherland Your Life Solutions 1496 Pope Court, Suite 2 Chesterton Indiana 46304 Therapist Phone: (219)250-2157 Email: yourlifesolutionsllc@gmail.com Website: http://www.yourlifesolutions.org 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?: I have been providing…

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Kathy G. Slaughter, LCSW – Indianapolis

counseling

Kathy G. Slaughter, LCSW Soaring Heart Counseling 819 East 64th Street, Suite 242 Indianapolis, IN 46220 317-670-8200 Email: kathy@soaringheartcounseling.com Website: http://www.soaringheartcounseling.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…

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Kelly Bishop Bohren, LCSW

counseling

Kelly Bishop Bohren, LCSW 8 N. Morgan Blvd Valparaiso, IN 46383 Clinic or Practice: Private Practice Therapist Phone: 219-464-9495 Email: kbishopbohren@gmail.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?: Received initial training while working…

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Khairi, Dr. Rashid – MD – Community Physician Network – Indianapolis

Health Care

Rashid Khairi, MD Community Physician Network Diabetes and Endocrinology Care 8435 Clearvista Place, Suite 101 Indianapolis, Indiana, 46256 Phone: 317-621-1006 Community Physician Profile This physician has been recommended by trans-identified persons. Trans-related Services: Hormone Treatment Other Care Services: diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, obesity and other endocrine problems Insurance: Most insurance…

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Kimberly Loney LMHC – Fort Wayne

counseling

Kimberly Loney LMHC 3262 Mallard Cove Lane, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46804 Phone: 260-418-2029 Website: http://kimberlyloney.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Would you provide referral letters for hormone therapy?: Yes Would you provide referral letters for surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified persons? Assigned male…

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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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Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. As a nonprofit organization, we do not charge…

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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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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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Largest Study to Date: Transgender Hormone Treatment Safe

Via Medscape: Largest Study to Date: Transgender Hormone Treatment Safe Dated last year: June 21–24, 2014 CHICAGO — Cross-sex hormone treatment of transgender adults leads to very few long-term side effects, according to the authors of the largest study to date to examine this issue. More than 2000 patients from…

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Laurie Freeman, MA, LMFT – Indianapolis

Laurie Freeman, MA, LMFT Wellspring Center Indy 9201 N Meridian St Suite 120 Indianapolis, IN 46260 Phone: 317.506.5988 Website: http://www.wellspringcenterindy.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for hormone therapy?: No Have you provided referral letters for surgeries?: No Experience working…

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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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Lo speaks on how federal recognitions of trans students rights

All Gender Restoom

Source: WTHR.com – Obama administration orders directive to schools on transgender bathroom use; Indiana schools respond (Source includes video interview) WASHINGTON – Local school districts are responding to a federal recommendation that all students be allowed to use the restroom of the gender they most identify with. The recommendation comes…

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Loveridge, Dr. Benjamin – MD – New Castle

Health Care

Dr. Benjamin Loveridge, MD Email: DrLoveridge@kanepsychological.com Website: http://www.kanepsychological.com Address: 2020 S. Memorial Dr., Suite I New Castle, IN 47362 Clinic or Practice: Kane Loveridge Psychological Services LLC Phone: 765-465-3387 Dr. Benjamin Loveridge prescribes Hormone Replacement Therapy for trans clients. Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Gender…

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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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Lykins Counseling Clinic – Muncie

map of all Therapists & Counselors Daniel M. Fife, M.A., LMHC 4221 N. Broadway Muncie, IN 47303 (765) 282-7150 Website Dr. Angela Lykins is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist whose practice has developed into providing services to children, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and families. Dr. Lykins opened the Clinic in 1999 and…

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Maxey, Kathleen (Kathy), LMFT – Indianapolis

Kathleen (Kathy) Maxey, LMFT 9292 N Meridian Suite 311 Indianapolis, IN 46240 317-750-4481 kathyemaxey@gmail.com Psychology Today Bio This provider has been recommended by trans-identified people. Familiar with WPATH Standards of Care for trans people Provides referral letters for hormone treatments Provides referral letters for trans-related surgeries Avg Cost (per session):…

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Melissa Bauzo, MA, MDiv, LMFT – Indianapolis

counseling

Melissa Bauzo, MA, MDiv, LMFT Liberation Counseling Services, LLC 4735 Statesmen Drive, Suite A Indianapolis, IN 46250 and 2680 E. Main Street #220 Plainfield, IN 46168 Phone: (317) 551-3382 Website: Psychology Today Bio Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for…

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Metropolitan Community Church Illiana – Portage

Metropolitan Community Church Illiana 5579 Clem Road Portage, IN 46368 Phone: 219-764-7100 Website: Metropolitan Community Church Illiana Sunday Service 10:30am MCC Illiana is a Christian church with a focus on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer spirituality. With a firm foundation in the teachings of Jesus Christ as recorded in…

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Michele O’Mara, PhD, LCSW – Plainfield

map of all Therapists & Counselors Michele O’Mara, PhD, LCSW 2680 E. Main Street, Suite 121 Plainfield, IN 46168 600 E Carmel Drive, Suite 129 Carmel, IN 46032 Voice (317) 517-0065 Fax (866) 540-9013 Website Trans-related Care: Transgender and gender diverse adults Other Specialties: Couples Counseling, Relationship Issues, Gay Lesbian…

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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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Muncie OUTreach

Muncie OUTreach Website To provide a welcoming, confidential, educational, and fun place for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth (13-22) and their allies. We will accomplish our mission by: Empowering LGBTQ youth through programs, support services, social and leadership opportunities, and community service. Collaborating with other LGBTQ groups…

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Myers, Dennis – Nurse Practitioner – Evansville

Health Care

Dennis Myers, Nurse Practitioner Evansville Multi-Specialty Clinic 6200 East Columbia Street, Evansville, IN 47715, USA Phone number: (812) 475-1948 Ask specifically for Dennis; other practitioners don’t have similar experience or skills. Trans-related care: Primary care and HRT as a part of primary care Feminizing Hormones, Masculinizing Hormones Other health care:…

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Myths and Facts about Gender Identity and Indiana Civil Rights Protections

Facts and Myths

Myth: Discrimination against transgender people is not a problem in Indiana. FACT: Most transgender Hoosiers report having experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting. Many have either been fired from their jobs or are fearful of being fired if they disclose their trans status. Many transgender Hoosiers (especially young people)…

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National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people. NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. With a committed board of directors, a volunteer staff of…

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New OSHA Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Employees

OSHA

From National Center for Transgender Equality: New OSHA Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Employees ​The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced new guidelines today to ensure that all employees have access to restrooms that correspond to their gender identity. OSHA’s “Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers” follows…

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Non-Binary Transition Workshop from Gender Odyssey

Non-Binary Transition Workshop

Presented by Micah from the blog Neutrois Nonsense More and more people are identifying outside the binary, feeling their gender does not fit into a male or female box. For these folks, as well as for the professionals supporting them, questions surrounding transition are often left unanswered. What does a…

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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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North Meadow Circle of Friends – Indianapolis

North Meadow Circle of Friends 1710 N. Talbott Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States Website: https://www.quakercloud.org/cloud/north-meadow-circle-friends Sunday Meeting Times: Meeting for Worship 10:00 AM We are an urban meeting in the heart of Indianapolis. We welcome all who are interested in our worship and community. Children are welcome. We have…

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North United Methodist Church – Indianapolis

North United Methodist Church

North United Methodist Church 3808 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208 (317) 924-2612 website: http://www.northchurchindy.com/ Worship Times: Sunday 8:30 am & 11 am North United Methodist Church is an open, inclusive, and welcoming church. We affirm that through God’s redeeming love, all are one in Christ. YOU are welcome at…

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Northeast Indiana Diversity Library – Fort Wayne

Northwest Indiana Diversity Library

Northeast Indiana Diversity Library (NIDL) Website located in the basement of the Helmke Library on the campus of IPFW 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805 NIDL’s Summer hours shift from May 8th until August due to IPFW’s Helmke Library’s summer hours. There will be only NIDL’s daytime hours…

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Outplay – Gender Neutral Clothing, Swimwear

outplay-swim-top

Outplay – Gender Neutral Clothing Website: http://outplaywear.com/ Gender Neutral Clothing & Swimwear Outplay is a company without gender but a lot of heart. We’re a group of passionate humans who love clothes and we love having fun in them. We don’t follow or conform to dictated fashion rules, just our…

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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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PFLAG – Parents, Family, & Friends of Lesbians & Gays

Support for families, allies and people who are LGBTQ Education for ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for people who are LGBTQ Website Indiana Chapters: Columbus…

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Plymouth Congregational Church of Fort Wayne

Plymouth Congregational Church of Fort Wayne 501 West Berry Street Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 260-423-9424 Website: http://www.plymouthfw.org/ Sunday Schedule: 8:00 am Chapel Communion 8:30 am: Hospitality begins 9:00 am: Christian Education for all ages 10:00 am: Worship (Communion 1st & 3rd Sunday each month; Healing on fifth Sundays) 11:30 am:…

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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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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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Rally for Transgender Rights at Butler University

Rally for Transgender Rights at Butler University

Organized by Butlers TRANSform Group, the Rally for Transgender Rights at Butler University was a demonstration in support of transgender people on Butler’s campus. Trans people organized to demand respect on campus, and compiled a list of demands of both Butler’s administration as well as the community as a whole.…

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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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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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Roy M. Arnold, MD – Evansville

Health Care

Roy M. Arnold, MD Practice: 21st Century Healthcare 445 North Cross Pointe Blvd, Suite 140 Evansville, IN 47715 Phone: 812 402 2003 Website: http://www.21centuryhc.com Doctor’s email : drarnold@21centuryhc.com Type of Service Provided: Hormone Replacement Therapy Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified adults?: Board certified internal medicine.…

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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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Sage USA – Resources for LGBT Elders

SAGE USA

Website: http://www.sageusa.org/ Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer…

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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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Sample Referral Letters for Hormone Therapy and Gender-Confirming Surgeries

Often insurance companies who cover hormone replacement therapy and gender-confirming surgeries require a letter from a therapist or a doctor confirming that transgender clients are able to give informed consent about the medical care they are seeking, and/or have fulfilled certain requirements needed before surgery. You may need to provide:…

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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: Electrolysis, waxing, massage, permanent make-up, skin care. Great at working with people of all bodies, including people with physical disabilities and breast cancer…

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Sara R. Church, LMHC – Indianapolis

counseling

Sara R. Church, LMHC Catalyst Counseling & Consulting, LLC 429 E Vermont St, Suite 019 Indianapolis, IN 46202 Therapist Phone: 317-607-1945 Website: http://catalystindy.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?:…

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Sara Sage, MS, LMHC – Elkhart

counseling

Sara Sage, MS, LMHC Sage Counseling LLC 1715 E. Bristol St. Elkhart, IN 46514 574-214-4912 Psychology Today Profile Familiar with WPATH Standards of Care v.7: yes Writes referral letters for Hormone Therapy: yes Writes referral letters for Gender Confirming Surgeries: yes “I have been a member of ALGBTIC, the Association…

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Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools

From the ACLU: Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools is a first-of-its-kind publication for school administrations, teachers, and parents about how to provide safe and supportive environments for all transgender students, kindergarten through twelfth grade. It was written by staffers from the ACLU, National…

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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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Silvia Rivera Law Project

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. SRLP is a collective organization founded on the understanding that gender self-determination is inextricably intertwined with racial,…

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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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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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Spencer Pride, Inc.

Spencer Pride Festival

Spencer Pride, Inc. P.O. Box 585 Spencer, IN 47460 Tel: (812) 821-3073 Email: Info@SpencerPride.org Website: Spencer Pride, Inc. Spencer Pride, Inc. is focused on creating events which educate the public about rural lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, & intersex (LGBTQI) people & issues in order to make our community a…

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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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Still Waters Counseling – Muncie

map of all Therapists & Counselors Dr. Jodi Nixon, Ph.D, HSPP 1904 W. Royale Dr. Muncie, IN 47304 (765) 284-0043 Website Welcome to Still Waters, where you’ll find health care professionals dedicated to providing you with the highest level of quality care. We want your experience here to be positive…

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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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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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The Briarwood Clinic – Muncie

map of all Therapists & Counselors Dr. Nikki Eubank, Psy.D., HSPP Dr. Sharon Bowman, Ph.D., HSPP, LMHC 3645 North Briarwood Lane, Suite A Muncie, Indiana 47304 Ph: (765) 289-5520  Fax: (765) 289-5840 Website Established in 1994, The Briarwood Clinic is an outpatient, mental/behavioral health clinic providing client based counseling for…

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The Church Within – Indianapolis

The Church Within – Indianapolis 1125 Spruce Street, Indianapolis, IN, United States 317-683-0829 thechurchwithin@thechurchwithin.org Website: http://thechurchwithin.org/ Sunday Service Starts: 10:00 am In addition to being welcoming to the LGBT community in worship, The Church Within is also the host church for Transformations: Transgender Therapy Group

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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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The Teaching Transgender Toolkit

The Teaching Transgender Toolkit is a detailed collection of best practices, lesson plans and resources for those who wish to facilitate trainings about transgender people, identities and experiences. The first of its kind, this book translates the authors’ decades of experience leading transgender-related trainings and educational best practices into a…

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The Trevor Project

The mission of The Trevor Project is to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people. The organization works to fulfill this mission through four strategies: Provide crisis counseling to LGBTQ young people thinking of suicide. Offer resources, supportive counseling and a sense of community to LGBTQ…

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The Voice Clinic of Indiana – Carmel

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The Voice Clinic of Indiana 1185 West Carmel Drive, Suite D-1A Carmel, IN 46032 Phone: (317) 450-4180 Fax: (317) 324-3950 Website: www.voiceindy.com “Helping transgender patients is something we are passionate about and have created a clinical program for. We are the only voice-specific practice in Indiana, and we offer therapeutic…

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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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Trans 101: Coming Out As Non-Binary (resource guide)

The Binary

A mixture of personal narratives, informative how-to guides, coming out tips and suggestions, useful websites, and materials to share with your family and friends when you’re discussing nonbinary identities, gender, pronouns, nonbinary transition, and coming out. Source: Non-Binary Resources coming out and talking about nonbinary identities “Coming Out: The Plan” from…

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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 101: Trans-Related Books

Books Reading

Reference guides, memoirs and young adult non-fiction and fiction. Memoirs Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock In this bestselling transgender memoir written by an African American, an extraordinary young woman recounts her coming-of-age. “Undercurrents of strong emotion swirl throughout this well-written…

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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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Trans History: Two Spirit – The Story of a Movement Unfolds

We-wha

Native Peoples Magazine: Two Spirit – The Story of a Movement Unfolds An important article on the history of gender-diverse peoples in Native American culture, and the new movement to re-embrace native cultural traditions that supported and valued gender-diverse Native Americans. The term stems from the Ojibwe phrase niizh manidoowag…

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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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Trans Hoosier Stories: Reaction to SB344 Dying

The Indiana State Senate killed a bill Tuesday that would have granted civil rights protections to lesbian, gay and bisexual Hoosiers before it could even come up for a vote. The bill did not include any protections for transgender Hoosiers. Korvin Bothwell and Melissa Eberle Bickel speak about what that…

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Trans Hoosiers discuss civil rights in Indiana

To address coming legislation about LGBT civil rights, several trans Hoosiers have come forward to tell their personal stories and share why having full civil rights protections for transgender people is essential in Indiana. Kimberly Acoff Kimberly Acoff has lived in Fort Wayne since her family moved there when she…

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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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Trans Lifeline

US: 1-877-565-8860 Canada: 1-877-330-6366 Website Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have. This is a FREE…

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Trans Pioneer: Marsha P. Johnson

Trans Pioneer Marsha P. Johnson

Pay It No Mind – The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson. Thanks to the wisdom of Jimmy Camicia, Richard Morrison, and Larry Mitchell who helped make this documentary possible. Marsha P. Johnson Pronouns: She/her June 27, 1944 – July 6, 1992 This pioneer was a notable transgender rights…

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Trans-Masculine Voice Changes & Vocal Therapy

A list of resources about how testosterone changes your voice during transition, how it can affect your singing voice, and how you can lower your vocal range effectively. Also resources for trans-masculine-identified folks who may not opt to go on hormones but who want to deepen their voice. Testosterone and…

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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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Transgender American Veteran’s Association (TAVA)

Transgender American Veterans Association goals include: Treatment of veterans who suffer from Gender Identity Disorder (GID) with the dignity promised those who have served our country. Provision of authorized medical and mental health services to veterans without regard to their history of GID. Provision of GID-related medical and mental health…

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Transgender Fort Wayne

Transgender Ribbon

Founded in 2011, the primary mission of Transgender Fort Wayne is to provide advocacy, support and education while serving to create coalitions in northeast Indiana (the Fort Wayne metro area) to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities. The group maintains a mailing list for members to share information…

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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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Transgender History: A Six Part Series on Bilerico

A six-part series on Transgender History presented by the Bilerico Project in 2008 by Mercedes Allen. Transgender History: Trans Expression in Ancient Times Transgender History: The Rise of Hatred (Middle Ages) Transgender History: Into the Modern Age (1700s – 1932) Transgender History: From Germany to Stonewall (1933 – 1968) Transgender…

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Transgender History: The role of transgender people at the Stonewall Rebellion

Miss Major, Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson

There has been quite a bit of online controversy surrounding the trailer for the new movie “Stonewall” coming out in September. The movie is a fictionalized account of the Stonewall riots, the event commonly credited as being the spark that ignited the LGBT rights movement in the United States, which…

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Transgender Hoosiers and Sexual Assault Care

Statistics documenting transgender people’s experience of sexual violence indicate shockingly high levels of sexual abuse and assault. Transgender Hoosiers are all too often the targets os sexual assault, and we have heard a number of reports recently of Trans women being raped or assaulted. If you are a victim of…

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Transgender Hoosiers speak: Jayne’s Story

We’re going to be featuring more stories and letters from transgender Hoosiers talking about their experiences with discrimination, their fears about living in a less-than-accepting state, and what they would like their legislators to understand about transgender people. Here is Jayne’s story: Dear Legislators, I write today as more than…

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Transgender Indiana Legislative Meet and Greets w Freedom Indiana

Freedom IN Community Meetings

Freedom Indiana is reaching out to the transgender community and seek your participation in the Legislative Meet and Greet sessions they are planning throughout the state. Sponsored by Freedom Indiana Training Session on speaking about Transgender Issues Legislative Meet and Greet Sessions – North, South & Central Indiana First Central…

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Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

National Organization Transgender people have been subject to pervasive discrimination that has kept them, with rare exceptions, hidden from public view. While this discrimination has begun to lessen, transgender people still experience much prejudice and violence. TLDEF is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to…

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Transgender Youth Support Group – Chesterton & NW Indiana

Support Group

Saturday, January 16th at 10:00am And every other saturday contact facilitator Karen V. Sutherland, LMFT for location Chesterton, Indiana Phone: (219) 246-9837 Email: yourlifesolutionsllc@gmail.com Website: http://www.yourlifesolutions.org Transgender group, ages 14-19 years old Cost: $50 This support group is for transgender, genderqueer, gender variant and questioning individuals. In group you can…

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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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Turkle & Associates Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons – Carmel

Turkle & Associates Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons Janet Turkle MD Stanley Harper MD Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery 11455 N. Meridian St. Suite 150 Carmel, Indiana 46032 Website: http://www.turklemd.com/ Local: 317-848-0001 Toll free: 877-848-0001 Phases: 317-848-8101 Fax: 317-848-0002 Procedures: Laser Hair Removal in Indianapolis-Carmel

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U.S. Department of Justice Affirms Title IX Protection for Transgender Students

From National Center for Lesbian Rights: U.S. Department of Justice Affirms Title IX Protection for Transgender Students (Washington, DC, June 30, 2015)—Today, the Department of Justice affirmed that Title IX protects the right of transgender students to use the restroom that matches their gender identity. Earlier this month, G.G., a…

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, Indiana

Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, Indiana 2120 North Fee Lane Bloomington, IN 47408 812-332-3695 Website: http://www.uubloomington.org/ SUNDAY SCHEDULE Services 9:15 and 11:15am Fellowship 10:15am We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote: The inherent worth and dignity of every person; Justice, equity and compassion…

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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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Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Hendricks County – Danville

Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Hendricks County 95 N. Jefferson St. Danville, In. 46122 E-mail: uucchc@uucchc.org Website: http://uucchc.org/ Sunday Services 9:00 A.M.–Credo 10:00 A.M.–Service 11:15 A.M.–Coffee and Conversation The Unitarian Universalist Church of Hendricks County is a congregation that always has, and always will, not only respect the inherent dignity…

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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fort Wayne

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fort Wayne 5310 Old Mill Road (Old Mill is an extension of Broadway) Fort Wayne, Indiana 46807 (260) 744-1867 uufortwayne@frontier.com Website – http://www.uufortwayne.org/ Sunday Service 11:00 AM We are a welcoming congregation, which invites all people, no matter their race, age, ability, gender, or whom they…

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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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Unity of Northwest Indiana

Unity of Northwest Indiana 740 River Drive, Hammond, IN 46324 Phone: (219) 931-5284 Website: http://Www.unitynwi.org Rev. Geraldine Colvin SUNDAY SERVICES 9:00 & 10:30 AM Unity is open, inclusive, and progressive. Unity honors the many paths to God. We believe that all people are created with sacred worth, made in the…

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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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Wallace, Dr. Christi – MD – Fort Wayne / South Whitley

Health Care

Dr. Christi Wallace, MD – Fort Wayne Parkview Health – Doctor Bio Page 4665 State Road 5 South Whitley, IN 46787 (260) 248-9980 Specialty: PPG – Family Medicine Trans-related services: Hormone Replacement Therapy for adults, Puberty blockers for trans youth Letters of referral: For change of name, transition-related surgeries This…

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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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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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When Do Kids Know They’re Transgender? Younger Than You’d Think

From kuow.org: When Do Kids Know They’re Transgender? Younger Than You’d Think When Kristina Olson, a psychology professor at the University of Washington, started looking into research on transgender children, she was surprised. It was thin at best. Data from decades ago said that 80 percent of transgender kids revert…

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White River Valley PFLAG – Bloomington, Spencer

White River Valley PFLAG

White River Valley PFLAG P.O. Box 585 Spencer, IN 47460 E-mail: Info@WhiteRiverValleyPFLAG.org Telephone: 812-829-7896 (Cathy) Website: White River Valley PFLAG We, the parents, families, and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, regardless of sexual orientations and gender identities. Only…

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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

Aydian Dowling

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: “Finding Your Female Voice” Vocal Feminization – Vocal Cords

Voice Therapy

Additional Resources: Voice and Communication Therapy for Clients Who Are Transgender/Transsexual The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 182,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students. Wikipedia: Voice therapy…

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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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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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