Trans-action - support groups around the world, books, films etc

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Trans-action by Del LaGrace Volcano


Some organizations that support trans and intersex:

INTERNATIONAL Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE)

International Professional Association for Transgender Health

Trans Respect v Transphobia

Amnesty International

Open Society Foundations

AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND Agender NZ Support and fight for trans people, their families, friends and people they work with

Intersex Trust Aotearoa New Zealand Information/education and training

Human Rights Commission About discrimination of any gender

Rainbow Youth


AUSTRALIA Ausgender Community-based support and social group

The Gender Centre Fighting for gender topics

Trans Health Australia Community group to help and support trans people

OII Australia – Intersex Australia For human rights and power over your body; information, education and support

BRITAIN Press for Change Campaign group focusing on rights

Gender Trust Helps trans people and people affected by gender identity issues

Mermaids Supporting trans children and their parents

Gendered Intelligence Creative workshops for trans young people

The Gender Identity Research and Education Society Research and education on gender identity

Trans Media Watch Improving how the media show trans and intersex issues

Intersex UK Education, advocacy, campaigning and support for intersex people

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

The Beaumont Society For people who cross-dress or are transexual

CANADA TransParent Canada Support for parents of trans children

Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health

Trans Pulse Community-based research

PFLAG Support for sexual orientation and gender identity nationwide

US GLAAD US campaign group

Intersex Society of North America Wants to change systems to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries


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:

The TransAdvocate:

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