Supporting Transgender, Non-binary, and gender nonconforming people

Here are just some of the organizations you can donate to or volunteer with to help transgender, non-binary, and gender nonconforming people:

Homeless Black Trans Women Fund

This fund is to help the small community of Black Trans women living on the streets of Atlanta. The purpose is to end homeless for this community and help them find permanent housing.

The Okra Project

The Okra Project is a collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans people. They also provided mutual aid for COVID-19 and the Nina Pop and Tony McDade Mental Health Recovery Funds for Trans people who need mental assistance.

Trans Women of Color Collective

This collective was created to provide economic opportunities and safe spaces for trans people of color and to engage in healing through restorative justice. They provide community funds, economic empowerment, and community building.

Brave Space Alliance

Brave Space Alliance is the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ+ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, resources, programming, and services for LGBTQ+ individuals on the South and West sides of the city. They strive to empower, embolden, and educate the LGBTQ+ community through mutual aid, knowledge-sharing, and the creation of community-sourced resources. They provide COVID-19 support, food pantry support, coat drives, and telehealth programs.

Take Birmingham

An organization is Alabama focuses on issues such as discrimination in the workplace, housing advocacy, support for sex workers, providing trans-friendly services, and working to alleviate the many other barriers that trans women of color face that no one else was talking about. They have recently expanded their services to trans men of color.

Transathelete

A site dedicated to helping people understanding how sports and transgender intersect​

The Knights and Orchid Society

An organization that supports Black transgenders, non-binary, and gender nonconforming people throughout rural Alabama and across the south. They are pursuing the dream of justice and equality through group economics, education, leadership development, and organizing cultural work

Black Trans Travel Fund

A Black Trans led collective that provides Black transgender women with financial and material resources needed to remove barriers to self-determining and accessing safer travel options.

The Marsha P. Johnson Institute

An organization that protects and defends the rights of Black transgender people. They organize, adovate, create an interntional community to heal, develop transformative leadership, and promote collective power amongst the Black transgender community.

GLITs Inc.

An organization that supports transgender sex workers through harm reduction, human rights principles, economic and social justice, and a commitment to empowerment and pride in finding solutions within the community. Their focus is health care and crisis support for transgender sex workers.

Trans Justice Funding Project

A community led funding initiative to support grassroots, trans justice groups run by and for trans people in the United states. Provides grants annually.

Black Trans Futures

An organization dedicated to creating a diverse and vibrant community through the support of LGBTQ+ art and artists across generations and disciplines.

Last updates 4/11/2021