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Transgender Aging Network

The Transgender Aging Network (TAN) exists to improve the lives of current and future trans/SOFFA (Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies) elders by: Identifying, promoting communication among, and enhancing the work of researchers, service providers,...
Ending Trans Domestic Violence Murders

Ending Trans Domestic Violence Murders

Around half of the murders of trans women of color are actually intimate partner violence; this tip sheet talks about practical preventative tactics, including safety tips for victims, tips for service providers, and ways all of us can create safer environments and...
FAQ: Maslow’s Hierarchy

FAQ: Maslow’s Hierarchy

Psychologist Abraham Maslow taught us that human needs can be arranged in a hierarchy in which the most basic (finding food, sleeping) must be met before we can address more advanced needs such as self-esteem and creativity. This FAQ addresses why transgender...
FAQ: Intersectionality

FAQ: Intersectionality

All of us have multiple identities. When more than one of our identities is socially stigmatized, the problems we face multiply. That is “intersectionality.” This FAQ explains intersectionality and how it played out in the life of one young African-American trans...
FAQ: Pronouns and Trans Individuals

FAQ: Pronouns and Trans Individuals

This tip sheet is designed for service providers new to the role pronouns play in trans communities. Includes how to ask about pronouns, why pronouns may differ by environment, and what pronouns some non-binary people use.
101 Trans Identity Words

101 Trans Identity Words

This list of 101 terms used by people in the trans community was compiled in the early 2000s. Countless more have been added since.
FAQ: Transgender Day of Remembrance

FAQ: Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20th every year is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). This fact sheet includes TDOR’s history, statistics, and why and how some murders are “message crimes” aimed at the larger community.