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  • The intent of this page is to address the psychotherapeutic issues surrounding the expression of gender in individuals with Gender Identity Disorder. There are five headings; Practicum, Essays,T Notes, Guest Speaker,and Reference Information.

  • This is a link suggested by someone in our community who found the information very helpful and interesting. It provides several links to other resources. Just a quick note about the surgical terms used ... the main ones you hear are "Gender Reassignment Surgery" and "Sex Reassignment Surgery". Understanding that your gender is already set in your mind, regardless of your physical self, a more appropriate term can be "Genital Reconstruction Surgery".

  • A more academic organization, the IFGE provides a lot of good research material, as well as providing support for serious inestigation of TG issues.

  • An organization that acts proactively with other concerned gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) organizations to ensure that transgender veterans will receive appropriate care for their medical conditions in accordance with the Veterans Health Administration's Customer Service Standards promise to "treat you with courtesy and dignity... as the first class citizen that you are."

  • The website contains a number of resources that are available at no cost, such as articles that discuss the specific barriers and issues facing transgendered survivors of family violence.

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  • This site helps financially disadvantaged families with finding assistance programs. Their directory lists assistance programs that help with utility, energy, mortgage, rent, medication, education and medical bills.

  • Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT) is an organization that supports the Gender Diverse community in the State of Texas by referring individuals to other organizations, consultants, and service providers. It strives to educate the public and business sectors on gender diversity, providing them with the necessary information and tools in order to better support their clients, co-workers and friends who are gender diverse.

  • Founded in 1985 by Latina and Latino activists, scholars and artists, ALLGO has over the years grown to become a Queer People of Color organization, which is reflected in its programming, staff, board, and community. As such, ALLGO is the longest-standing organization of its kind in the United States, and quite possibly in the world. ALLGO's Cultural Arts, Health and Community Organizing intiatives stem from and move within a social justice framework that work toward an envisioned world of liberation for all of us.

  • If you are a transgender person living in Texas and are wanting to change the gender marker on your drivers license, then this guide will help in taking those steps.

  • The mission of the Trans Name & Gender Marker Project is to provide free, quality service in the process of obtaining name and/or gender-marker changes on basic forms of identification. If you are interested in the service, or in working with the project, go to their website for more information. Also, see their Facebook page:

  • This is a public repository of information on how to change one's name and gender marker in Texas, US.

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