8/28/09

Transgender Resources in Dallas Texas

Resources for transgender, Queer, Intersexed, and Questioning people in Dallas Texas. We are a dynamic, powerful community so frequent updates will be required to maintain this page and input is invited.

Discrimination is against the law within the city of Dallas in the workplace, housing, the City emergency shelter 'The Bridge' and public areas based on gender expression.

Fair Housing Office - Human Rights Compliance 'definitions'
"Sexual Orientation – means an individual’s real or perceived orientation as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, or transgender."

The Dallas Transgender Advocates and Allies working with city managers crafted a transgender inclusive policy for emergency shelter at "The Bridge" which is managed by the
Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance The Bridge personal are required to honor your self described gender expression and treat you with dignity and the respect you deserve.

If you feel you have been discriminated against for your gender expression at "The Bridge" please email me kelli@yahoo.com and/or John Wright News Editor wright@dallasvoice.com

My home group Alcohol anonymous GLBTIQ(AA)sponsored by Lambda Legal

Gear, Gender Education Advocacy Resources sponsors the Transgender Helpline / 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6 – 8:30 p.m. 214-528-0144

Counselors for Transgender, Questioning and Gender Queer

Feleshia Porter Gender Identity, Gender Transition, Sexual Identity, Self-Esteem, Relationships, Individual & Group Therapy

Substance abuse

Pride Institute LGBT mental health and chemical dependency. [note. The local care facility was closed but many people are successfully referred to and treated at the remaining Pride facilities.]

Youth Groups

YouthFirst Texas Youth First Texas is the only non-profit organization in Dallas exclusively committed to providing social services, education opportunities, and recreational activities to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning (GLBTQ) Youth through age 22.

GLESN Dallas The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/sCOLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.

Transgender Organizations - Metroplex
[compiled 2005 some links maybe outdated]

Religious institutions who are transgender and/or welcome TIQ people Transgender Churches In the DFW

Affordable Hormone (HRT) clinic

Transgender Health Night / 3rd Monday of each month, 6:00pm at Nelson-Tebedo Health Resource Center (click for map). Low-cost lab work and access to medical staff (referral may be required at a doctor's discretion).

Radio Sin Fronteras 'Sin Fronteras' (Without Borders): A bilingual radio program with Music (English, Spanish, World Beat), News, Commentary, lnterviews, Gossip y pues--todo de mas!

Dallas Fort Worth Tri-Ess Chapter - Based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Heterosexual crossdresser organization. Includes meeting, membership, contact information and a calendar of events.


Dallas chapter: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Glaad Dallas Glaad's name could easily be Gal+b+T+I+Q+Qad. But for sanity's sake Glaad works!

Dallas office Lambda Legal

Dallas Human Rights Campaign (HRC) web site

The Gay and Lesbian Task Force national conference Think Big and Live Large at Creating Change in Dallas Texas! Feb 3-7 2010

Transgender law.org

North Texas Gender Friends

Gender Power

The Premier Media Source For LGBT Texans The Dallas Voice

.Vanity Transformations Studio is in Houston but has a online services avalable also.


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