Professional and Community Resources
Out, Proud, & Healthy in Missouri:
Resources in Central Missouri
The Center Project (TCP), Columbia
TRANS at Mizzou
MU LGBTQ Resource Center, Columbia
Kansas City Resources, PROMO
TransParent, St. Louis
TransParent Podcasts: Transgender & Gender Independent Youth
LGBTQIA Healthcare Guild of Kansas City
SAGE Metro STL
Metro Trans Umbrella Group (MTUG)
Books & Videos
The Advocate: Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books
Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, & So Much More by Janet Mock (2014).
Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community by Laura Erickson-Schroth (2014).
I Am Jazz by Jessica Kerthel & Jazz Jennings (2014).
The Gender Book by Mel Reiff Hill & Jay Mays (2013).
Transitions of the Heart: Stories of Love, Struggle, and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children edited by Rachel Pepper (2012).
Brill, S. & Kenney, L. (2016). The Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens. Cleis Press
Brill, S. & Pepper, R. (2008). The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals. San Francisco, CA: Cleis Press.
Eitner, R., Monstrey, S. & Eiler, E. (2007). Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.
Israel, G. E. & Tarver, D. E. (1997). Transgender Care: Recommended Guidelines, Practical Information & Personal Accounts. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.
Lev, A. I. (2004). Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-Variant People and Their Families. Binghamton, NY: Haworth
National & International Resources
Finding Insurance for Transgender Healthcare
Transgender Health Series: This Series is an effort to understand, and provide a framework to improve, the health and lives of transgender people globally.
World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH): Standards of Care for Therapists and Medical Providers
National Center for Transgender Excellence: Know Your Rights Resource Guide:
The Center of Excellence for Transgender Health:
Primary Care Protocol for Transgender Patient Care-Adults
The Center for Excellence for Transgender Health: Primary Protocol for Transgender Patient Care-Youth
Vancouver Coastal Health:
CLINICAL PROTOCOL GUIDELINES FOR TRANSGENDER CARE
National Medical Telephone Consultation Service
Gender Spectrum: Resources created to assist physicians and nurses caring for gender-expansive youth
TRANSforming Health Care: Transgender Cultural Competency for Medical Providers
GLMA - Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
American Psychological Association Report by the Task Force
on Gender Identity and Gender Variance
Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) Competencies for Counseling with Transgender Clients
Transgender Law Center’s Legal Information Helpline
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
San Francisco State University’s Family Acceptance Project
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
SAGE: Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Elders
Recommendations for Implementing Trans-Affirmative Change in Your Community
Sample Consent Forms from University of California, San Francisco
Sample #1: Patient considering feminizing hormones for transition from male to female
Sample #2: Patient considering testosterone for transition from female to male
Sample #3: Feminizing medications for transgender clients
Sample #4: Testosterone for transgender patients
Sample #5: Feminizing medications for transgender clients -- minors and parents and guardians
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