Resources for Black Trans & LGBT+ People
If You Need Immediate Help:
Call- Trevor Project 866-488-7386
Chat - Trevor Project https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/
Call - Trans Lifeline at US: (877) 565-8860 or Canada: (877) 330-6366
Resources for Black LGBT+ People
Transgender Law Center offers legal resources to advance the rights of transgender and gender nonconforming people
The National Center for Black Equity connects members of the black LGBTQ+ community with information and resources to empower their fight for equity and access.
Black Transmen is a nonprofit organization focused on social advocacy and empowering trans men with resources to aid in a healthy transition.
House of GG creates safe and transformative spaces where members of the community can heal from generational trauma, primarily focusing on trans women of color in the South.
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Black Visions Collective is a trans- and queer-led social-justice organization and legal fund based in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative, SNaPCo, is an Atlanta-based group that provides community and financial support for black trans and queer people in need and works to dismantle the prison industrial complex.
LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund posts bail to secure the safety and liberty of people in jail and immigration detention.
Emergency Release Fund, a member of the National Bail Fund Network, posts bail for pretrial medically vulnerable individuals and anyone who identifies as LGBTQ+.
For the Gworls raises money to assist wtih black trans people’s rent & affirmative surgeries.
Trans Justice Funding Project is a community-led funding initiative that support grassroots trans justice groups run by-and-for trans people.
The Transgender District aims to stabilize and economically empower the transgender community through ownership of homes, businesses, historic and cultural sites, and safe community spaces in San Francisco.
Lavender Rights Project provides low-cost civil legal services and community programming for trans and queer low-income people in the state of Washington.
Organizations Working for the Cause
The Marsha P. Johnson Institute’s mission is to protect and defend the human rights of black transgender people.
Incite! is a national activist organization of trans and gender nonconforming people of color working to end violence against individuals and communities through direct action, dialogue, and grassroots organizing.
Black AIDS Institute works to end the black HIV epidemic through policy, advocacy, and high-quality direct HIV services.
Black Trans Femmes in the Arts connects the community of black trans women and non-binary femmes in the arts to build power.
The Okra Project addresses the global crisis faced by black trans people by bringing them home-cooked meals and resources.
The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering black LGBTQ+ people.
Trans Women of Color Collective, a grass-roots funded global initiative, uplifts the narratives and experiences of trans people of color and offers them opportunities.
Black Queer & Intersectional Collective, a grassroots community organization, works toward liberation through direct action, community organizing, education, and creating spaces to uplift voices.
Brave Space Alliance is a trans-led center dedicated to creating and providing resources, programming, and services for LGBTQ+ individuals in Chicago.
BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of LGBTQ+ youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.
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Homeless Black Trans Women Fund is a direct support for Black trans women in Atlanta, many of whom are sex workers and/or homeless to buy food and necessities. Donate here.
Project Safe Philly is a mutual aid/harm reduction group for women, trans and queer people based in Philly that's offering medical and emotional care for protesters. Call their hotline at 866-509-7233 (ext 8) and donate here.
BlackTransFutures is a mutual aid fund that helps Black trans and gender nonconforming people get their material needs met. Donate here
BlackTransMedia is a group that supports racial and gender-justice related media and education. They're fundraising for community organizers and hosting virtual support groups and town halls about the protests. Follow here and find donation methods here.
Princess Janae Place is an NYC community housing organization led by and for trans people. Donate here.
DecrimNY is a campaign working to decarcerate and destigmatize the sex trade in New York, issues that significantly impact Black trans people in New York state. Donate here.
SAGE Advocacy and Services for LGBTQ Elders is a national organization fighting for fair housing and competent healthcare for elderly queer people. Donate here.