Trans-action

Sexual Politics
Society

Del LaGrace Volcano

The following are trans, intersex and supporting organizations:

INTERNATIONAL

Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE)
transactivists.org

International Professional Association for Transgender Health
wpath.org

Trans Respect v Transphobia
transrespect-transphobia.org

Amnesty International
amnesty.org.uk

Open Society Foundations
opensocietyfoundations.org

AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND

Agender NZ
agender.org.nz
Support and lobbying for trans people, their families, friends and co-workers

Intersex Trust Aotearoa New Zealand
ianz.org.nz
Information/education and training

Human Rights Commission
hrc.co.nz
Deals with any discrimination of any gender

Rainbow Youth
ry.org.nz

OUTLineNZ
outline.org.nz

AUSTRALIA

Ausgender
ausgender.com.au
Community-based support and social group

The Gender Centre
gendercentre.org.au
Grassroots gender-variant lobbying

Trans Health Australia
transhealthaustralia.org
Community-run advocacy group and peer support network

OII Australia – Intersex Australia
oii.org.au
Promotes human rights and bodily autonomy; information, education and support

BRITAIN

Press for Change
pfc.org.uk
Campaign group focusing on rights

Gender Trust
gendertrust.org.uk
Helps trans people and those affected by gender identity issues

Mermaids
mermaidsuk.org.uk
Supporting trans children and their parents

Gendered Intelligence
genderedintelligence.co.uk
Creative workshops for trans youth nationwide

The Gender Identity Research and Education Society
gires.org.uk
Sponsors research and education on gender identity

Trans Media Watch
transmediawatch.org
Improving media coverage of trans and intersex issues

Intersex UK
ukia.co.uk
Education, advocacy, campaigning and support for intersex people

Scottish Transgender Alliance
scottishtrans.org
Gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion

The Beaumont Society
beaumontsociety.org.uk
For people who cross-dress or are transexual

CANADA

TransParent Canada
transparentcanada.ca
Support for parents of trans children

Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health
cpath.ca

Trans Pulse
transpulseproject.ca
Community-based research

PFLAG
pflagcanada.ca
Provides support on sexual orientation and gender identity nationwide

US

GLAAD
glaad.org
Leading US campaign group

Intersex Society of North America
isna.org
Devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries

RESOURCES

Books

Trans by Juliet Jacques (Verso, 2015).

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves edited by Laura Erickson-Schroth (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Gender Outlaws: The next generation edited by Kate Bornstein and S Bear Bergman (Seal Press, 2010).

Tiny Pieces of Skull by Roz Kaveney (2015, Team Angelica)

Films

52 Tuesdays (2013) directed by Sophie Hyde

XXY(2007) directed by Lucia Puenzo.

Transamerica (2005) directed by Duncan Tucker.

Boys Don’t Cry (1999) directed by Kimberly Pierce.

All About My Mother (1999) directed by Pedro Almodovar.

The Crying Game (1992) directed by Neil Jordon.

TV series

Boy Meets Girl (UK, 2015)

Transparent (US, 2014).

Web

My Genderation:
mygenderation.com/vlogs

The TransAdvocate:
transadvocate.com

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