LOCAL & NATIONAL RESOURCES
We compiled a number of resources geared toward TGNC individuals and communities, and the friends, allies, loved ones, and service providers who support, serve, love, and care about TGNC people. We also invite you to contact us if there are resources that are missing that you think would be a helpful addition to this list.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Crisis prevention and emotional support helpline for individuals everywhere. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.
Transgender Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid. Call the Trans Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 877-565-8860.
Trevor Project Helpline & Chat: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. The Trevor Project provides hotline services via phone, chat, and text, among other resources. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.
Financial Resources for Transitioning
Trans Lifeline microgrants: Trans Lifeline provides knowledge and financial support for assistance with obtaining a legal name change or updating identification documents affirming your gender.
TGNC People & Concerns in the News
The Quest for Transgender Equality: The New York Times feature editorial, by the NYTimes Editorial Board
Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children: A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics tries to guide doctors and dispel myths about growing up with gender identity questions, by Perri Klass, M.D.
How to Raise Happy, Healthy Transgender Kids: Los Angeles Times op-ed article written by researchers Kristina Olson, Ph.D. and Katie McLaughlin, Ph.D. at the University of Washington.
Online Cultural & Community Resources
Transgender Lives: Stories from transgender people, The New York Times
Local Lincoln & UNL Resources
OUTLINC: Lincoln’s LGBTQ Community
Planned Parenthood: 877-811-7526
Voices of Hope: 402-475-7273
UNL Victim Advocate: 402-472-3553
UNL LGBTQA+ Resource Center: 402-472-1752
UNL Women’s Center: 402-472-3553
UNL School and Counseling Psychology Clinic: 402-472-1151
UNL Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 402-472-7450