Transgender community building and support

Transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) groups that build and support the community and educate about TGNC issues.

Community United Against Violence (CUAV)

Founded in 1979, CUAV works to build the power of LGBTQ communities to transform violence and oppression by supporting the healing and leadership of those impacted by abuse and mobilize our broader communities to replace cycles of trauma with cycles of safety and liberation. We mobilize our members to participate in campaigns led by our coalition partners.

  • Serves: Community, victims of abuse
  • Additional Languages: Spanish

 

Gender and Sexualities Alliance Network (GSA)

GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans, and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities. The Oakland branch, TRUTH, is a youth-led program for trans and gender non-conforming young people to build public understanding, empathy, and a movement for liberation through storytelling and media organizing

  • Serves: LGBTQIA+ community

 

LYRIC - School-Based Initiative

Established in 2011, LYRIC’s School-Based Initiative is a model of bringing LYRIC’s 30 years of expertise with LGBTQQ youth directly into SFUSD school communities. LYRIC helps to educate and build allyship among students, school staff, and families to create learning environments where LGBTQQ youth can be successful and truly thrive.

  • Serves: Participating SFUSD school communities
  • Additional Languages: Spanish, Chinese

 

TGI Justice Project

TGI Justice Project is a group of transgender, gender variant, and intersex people – inside and outside of prisons, jails, and detention centers – creating a united family in the struggle for survival and freedom.

Specific services include visitation teams, grassroots re-entry program, newsletter, and advocate organizing.

  • Serves: Low-income transgender women of color and families who are currently incarcerated, have been formerly incarcerated, or victims of police abuse
Last updated June 26, 2019