updated 12-26-2012

Publications

Suicide Help

Saving Our Lives: Transgender Suicide Myths, Reality, and Help
Information for transgender people, family, friends, and allies. Includes warning signs, do’s and don’ts, helpful tips, contact information, and myths and realities.
en Español – em Português

Preventing Transgender Suicide: An Introduction for Providers
Includes definitions, warning signs, victimization and PTSD, systemic stressors, protective factors, where to learn more, and references.

Personal Help

How to File a Discrimination Complaint
Step-by-step instructions on how to file a complaint of gender-based housing or employment discrimination with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD).

MTPC Name Change Kit
Step-by-step instructions on how obtain a legal name change in Massachusetts and how to change your name with Social Security Administration, State-issued ID’s, and your passport.

Studies & Surveys

MA Anti-Trans Hate Crimes [2011, AVPMA]
MA Transgender Discrimination Findings [2011, NCTE/NGLTF]
Injustice at Every Turn: Black Respondents in Nat’l Trans Discrim Survey  (Sept 2011)
National Transgender Discrimination Survey [2009 NCTE/NGLTF]
MA poll: Attitudes towards Trans Rights [2009 Lake Research]

Trans Experience in Massachusetts Bulletin

May/Jun 2010 
Apr 2010
Mar 2010
Jan/Feb 2010
Dec 2009
Nov 2009
Oct 2009

Other Resources

No-Match Letters talking points
Boston TG ordinance text
High school, college organizing on trans issues
High school, college talking points on trans Issues