Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming

Description:

“You know the way you’re walking through the halls at school or on the bus or in the mall or on facebook or at the library or just in the world in some way and you have a friend who does something AWESOME that is so freaking cool and great and helpful and supportive and makes you happy and feel like they are so kind and nice and they “get it” and they make a positive difference in your day? Yeah, that does happen, but sometimes, people need some tips and help to be that awesome ally even more often and in bigger more excellent ways! We were lucky to work with the brilliant Sophia Field, who created this HOW TO booklet just for you! When you become an ally to your transgender friends, you really make a difference. By speaking up and educating yourself and being an excellent human, your actions will help make your school and community a better, safer place!”

Website: https://issuu.com/outforhealth/docs/how_to_be_an_ally_to_your_trans_fri
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Poster giving an overview of The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act passed in 2019, that protects non-binary, gender non-conforming, and transgender people from discrimination of any kind in housing, employment, education, finances, public accommodation or general harassment.

Website: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5b05b943697a98664e663ab4/t/5d11106efe58080001c81a81/1561399409499/GENDA_update_NO_BLEEDS.pdf
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This booklet provides detailed information and a step-by-step guide for transgender people in New York State to get or change all of the life documents and essential paperwork you’ll need to make your way in the world. From driver’s licenses to birth certificates and passports to social security cards, it’s all of the information you need in one handy booklet!

Website: https://issuu.com/outforhealth/docs/know_how_guide_for_trans_people_in_
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The New York Transgender Advocacy Group is a Trans-led organization. Our mission is to advocate for more inclusive gender-based policies that benefit Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming/Non-Binary (TGNCNB) individuals through building community leaders, educating practitioners, and influencing policy makers.

Provides legal advice and legal advocacy to trans/gnc people experiencing harassment.

Website: https://www.nytag.org/
Phone: 646-643-6303
Email: tinora@nytag.org
Some Services Offered: advocacy, aid, information and referrals, professional trainings
Description:

Out for Health was founded in 2009 by Planned Parenthood of the Southern Lakes. The LGBT Health and Wellness Program grew quickly, and under the new Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, we continue to provide outreach, education, support, and advocacy about the importance of LGBT inclusivity in care and education.

Website: https://www.outforhealth.org/
Phone: (607) 216-0221, ext. 2308 or 607-216-0021, ext. 2306
Some Services Offered: resources, youth groups, school and community programming, professional development training, technical assistance, and advocacy
Description:

A list of resources in the Mid-Hudson Valley area, compiled by Planned Parenthood staff and volunteers, with recommendations from local transgender and gender diverse community members.

Website: https://lgbtqcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/pp_transgender_healthservices_resource_guide_9_6_2019.pdf
Description:

This guide offers transgender patients that inject hormones information about syringe safety, reducing injection pain, how to dispose of sharps, and how to give yourself an intramuscular (IM) or subcutaneous (SQ) hormone injection.

Website: https://issuu.com/outforhealth/docs/ppsfl-hormone-injections-online_201
Description:

Detailed list of the legal procedure for changing your name and gender marker on all government documents. Includes any and all necessary for for filling out.

Website: https://transequality.org/documents
Some Services Offered: information, legal advice