Saturday, May 14, 2011

Trans Related Links and Suicide Prevention Resources

I hope people will find this information useful. I've collected a few links on Trans basics and Suicide Prevention. With such a high rate of suicide and self-harm among trans people, I hope perhaps this information will be put to good use. <3



The Trevor Project - 866-488-7386 (1-866-4-U-TREVOr) Suicide hotline for GLBT and questioning youth. 24 hours.

National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-7233 24 hours.

Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Teen Hotline - 800-347-8336 (1-800-347-TEEN) Weekend Nights Only.

Sexual Assault Crisis Service - 888-999-5545 (24 hour hotline)
- En espaƱol (Servicio por Crisis - Asalto Sexual) - 888-568-8332

National Runaway Switchboard - 800-621-4000 24 hours.

TEEN LINE (Teens helping teens) - 800-852-8336 (toll free), or 310-855-4673 Open every evening from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Pacific Time, and they will take collect calls, so you can call long-distance and not have to pay. "2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more." Not available in all areas.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline - 888-843-4564 - (Monday to Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight Eastern; Saturday, noon – 5 p.m. Eastern).

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition - Two brochures are now available addressing the issue of transgender suicide. These may be downloaded as PDF on the site, or copies may be obtained from Brochures are available in English, Spanish and soon to be in Portuguese as well.

And as always, if you feel like you can't trust yourself to not self-harm or you feel unsafe, please go to your closest emergency room or dial 911!


Questioning Transphobia - Community Resources - Links to trans-friendly community resources, both in the US and overseas.

Safe2Pee - Bathrooms for everyone. A mobile-ready version of the site can be found at

If you know of any other links that should be included, please send it to me as a private message, and I'll review it for inclusion. Thanks!