Organizations

LOCAL LGBT ORGANIZATIONS

Center on HalstedChicago’s LGBT Community Center. This organization is very trans friendly, offering many trans programs.

Equality Illinois Mission: to secure, protect and defend equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Illinois

Howard Brown Health Center Promoting the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons through the provision of health care and wellness programs in the Chicago area

Illinois Safe Schools –¬† Recognizing the importance of inclusive policies within educational entities and human rights agencies, the Alliance staff, Board and volunteers work with key partners on policy and advocacy initiatives with schools, school districts and government agencies at local, regional and state levels. Please contact¬†Owen Daniel- McCarter, the Policy and Advocacy Director, for more information.

NATIONAL TG/TS ORGANIZATIONS

IFGE The International Foundation for Gender Education.

National Center for Transgender EqualityNCTE works on a national level to secure transgender civil rights

TG Today A comprehensive site, with links to TG-friendly places in St. Louis.

The Renaissance Transgender Assn. – Provide education & support to TGs