useful resources



★ Chat online:
IMAlive, an online crisis network
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Online Chat

★ Texting:
Crisis Textline

A small directory of other text/IM crisis hotlines.

★ Talking on the Phone:
Trans Lifeline, a suicide/crisis hotline specifically for trans people
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


The National Domestic Violence Hotline
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Love Is Respect domestic violence chat/phone/textlines
The National Sexual Assault Online Hotline


Everything Is Awful And I'm Not Okay: Questions To Ask Before Giving Up
Stress Analyst / Panic Attack Walkthrough
Do Nothing For 2 Minutes
Ten Ways To Untwist Your Thinking
Assorted mental health resources
Twitter thread of mental health resources.


Look for an affordable therapist
Recovery International
Get free discounts on prescription medication

trans stuff


Find out how to get a legal name change where you live and update your name/gender on state and federal IDs and records.
An online database of trans-positive legal resources for people living in the United States.
Comfortable relatively-affordable chest binders.
Trans crisis hotline.
Trans-friendly health help; only in a few US cities.
Money and resources for trans people.
Trans road map; various trans guides, resources, etc-- kind of old and outdated in places, but still useful.
Food and resources for Black trans people.
Black And Pink, an organization dedicated to assisting incarcerated and formerly-incarcerated members of the LGBT+ community.
Community funding for trans-led groups.


The Then and There of Transmasculine Pregnancy
Expensive but pretty custom binders
Digital Transgender Archive
One From The Vaults, a trans history podcast
To Survive On This Shore - Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults