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Transgender Day of Visibility

Transgender Day of Visibility is March 31, 2023.

Campus Resources

The student organization Queers and Allies provides a safe, confidential resource to students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning. The organization supports students who experience harassment because of actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Additionally, the group is open to straight allies. Queers and Allies provides a space for LGBTQ+ and straight allies to build a network where all identities are respected. Additionally, the club works to educate the broader school community about sexual orientation and gender identity issues.


Columbia, MO, Resources

The Center Project provides community resources, like a curated library, a gender affirming healthcare provider list, a closet with free clothing for LGBTQ folks in need, and supportive programming and activities for LGBTQ youth, parents, and transgender and non-binary adults. They also provide resources to improve the well-being of LGBTQ people in Missouri through inclusivity education, community outreach, and collaborative partnerships with other groups doing equity and justice work. See their calendar for an up-to-date list of events.

National Resources

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. One accepting adult decreases the risk of suicide by 40% for LGBTQ young people. They provide LGBTQ youth with 24/7 crisis counseling via phone, text, and chat. Counseling is 100% confidential and 100% free.


Text START to 678-678

Call 1-866-488-7386

The It Gets Better Project is a global non-profit that reaches millions of young people each year through inspiring media programming, educational resources, international affiliates in 19 countries, and access to an arsenal of community-based service providers.

Campus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network “for” and “by” student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the United States.

Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community. It is fully anonymous and confidential. 

Call 1-877-565-8860

For the Family & Friends Line, call the main hotline. The operator will find out the best time to call you back, and you will receive a call back from a Family & Friends operator who has lived experience supporting trans people.

GLAAD Transgender Media Program offers transgender FAQs and tips for allies.

GLAAD Intersectionality lists blog posts on intersectional topics. Resources on Personal Pronouns includes resources about sharing personal pronouns, asking someone their pronouns, using gender inclusive language, and more. 

The Genderbread Person breaks down the big concept of gender into smaller pieces. 

Trans Student Educational Resources is the only national organization led by trans youth. It seeks to transform the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students.

AP Style Guide on Non-Biased Language: Gender is a resource for writing about gender identity and more using bias-free language. It includes examples of problematic and preferred usages.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Call 1-800-273-8255 or 988


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Call 1-800-656-4673


The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse. Call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Highly trained, expert advocates offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.

Call 1-800-799-7233