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Trevor Project - Suicide Prevention

24/7 Hotline: 1-866-488-7386

The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Trans Lifeline

Hotline: (877) 565-8860

A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.

Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

Family & Community Support
  • Mama Bears

    • A private Facebook group for moms of LGBTQ kids

  • PFLAG Pasadena

    • PFLAG Pasadena hosts an in-person support group meeting every first Tuesday of the month from 7 PM to 9 PM.

  • Rebecca Minor - Gender Specialist

    • Rebecca partners with trans and gender nonconforming youth through their journey of becoming and is a guide to their parents in affirming it.​

  • Transforming Families

    • A support group for families with transgender, nonbinary, and gender-expansive children that provides a supportive environment for children, adolescents, young adults, and their families to explore issues of gender identity.

  • Q Youth Foundation

    • An organization that promotes a positive culture for the LGBTQIA2-S+ community by creating brave spaces for all community members and youth and by providing resources, education, and outreach for the LGBTQIA2-S+ community in California.

Healthcare
Legal Services
  • Bet Tzedek

    • Bet Tzedek advocates for gender affirming rights by offering clinics and direct representation to help individuals with health insurance and benefits denials, discrimination in housing and employment, and public accommodations. They also support transgender and gender non-conforming individuals with updating their legal names and gender markers on identification documents to align with their gender identity.

  • Transgender Law Center

    • The largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures.

Local Organizations
  • The Laurel Foundation

    • The foundation's mission is to enrich and empower transgender / gender diverse youth and children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS through diverse mental health, social support, educational, and youth development camp programs.

  • Open Books (be sure to visit their resource page as well)

    • Provides school libraries with LGBTQ+ affirming literature.

  • San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center (be sure to visit their resource page as well)

    • Promotes a safe and inclusive San Gabriel Valley for people of all orientations and gender identities.

  • PFLAG Pasadena

    • PFLAG Pasadena hosts an in-person support group meeting every first Tuesday of the month from 7 PM to 9 PM.

News & Policy Updates
  • 2024 Anti-trans bills tracker

    • Tracks legislation that seeks to block trans people from receiving basic healthcare, education, legal recognition, and the right to publicly exist.
  • American Psychological Association Policy Statement

    • This policy statement affirms APA’s support for unobstructed access to health care and evidence-based clinical care for transgender, gender-diverse, and nonbinary children, adolescents, and adults. This statement also addresses the spread of misleading and unfounded narratives that mischaracterize gender dysphoria and affirming care.

  • Erin in the Morning

    • Stay up to date on all of the most important pieces of trans and queer news and legislation for the week.

School Resources

This resource page is a work in progress;

please contact us if you have additional resources you would like us to include

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