On this page we have collected resources that may be of interest. They are organized into 4 categories:
- Crisis Resources
- Gender Resources On The Internet
- LGBTQIA Health Resources
- Princeton-area organizations
The following are national help lines for those in crisis or in danger. If you are struggling and need help, don’t wait, and don’t suffer alone: remember, asking for help is a sign of strength.
- The Trevor Project – serving youth to age 24: (866) 488-7386
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255 (online chat available)
- Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741-741
- The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: (888) 843-4564
- The GLBT National Youth Talkline – youth serving youth to age 25: (800) 246-7743
- The National Runaway Switchboard: (800) 786-2929
Gender Resources On The Internet
- Transfamily Support Services, Insurance Assistance – This California-based organization offers free assistance with navigating health insurance coverage for trans care. Check out their FAQ.
- The Genderbread Person
- Gender Spectrum website
- Trans Student Education Resources (Gender Unicorn)
- Ramona Is Online – Ramona is a member of PFLAG Princeton who has used her skills as an artist to create insightful comics about transgender issues. You can download a PDF of a selected set of comics here, or see the complete Tumblr here.
LGBTQIA Health Resources
- Robert Wood Johnson Hospital LGBTQIA Care
- The Institute for Personal Growth
- The Mazzoni Center
- GLMA – Lists LGBTQ friendly health providers in the United States
Resource Lists from PFLAG Princeton and HiTOPS
Download these booklets from PFLAG National
- Our Trans Loved Ones: Questions and Answers for Parents, Families, and Friends of People Who Are Transgender and Gender Expansive
Our Trans Loved Ones is a brand-new, updated resource. Written by PFLAG staff members, and created with the help of content experts, reviewers, and PFLAGers with experience to share, it is full of information, first-person stories, and expert input geared to those who have a loved one who has come out as trans or gender expansive.
- Guide to Being a Trans Ally
This guide will help you learn more about what transgender means, develop competency around talking about the issue, become better informed about the challenges that many trans people face, and know specific ways that you can be a strong trans ally.
Princeton Area Resources
HiTOPS – Health Interested Teens’ Own Program on Sexuality (Princeton, NJ)
HiTOPS is a health education and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring every adolescent safe passage to adulthood by providing comprehensive sexuality education and promoting healthy relationships and supportive connections.
21 Wiggins Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
Bayard Rustin Center For Social Justice (Princeton, NJ)
The Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice is a community activist center, educational enclave, and safe-space for our LGBTQIA kids, our intersectional families, and all of our beautifully diverse communities.
Contact Rustin Center
12 Stockton St., Princeton, NJ 08540
GLSEN – The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
GLSEN works to end the cycle of bigotry and homophobia which victimizes gay and lesbian youth in schools throughout the U.S. Through its growing network of 85 chapters in 35 states, GLSEN strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
GLSEN National Office
110 William Street, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10038