Trans* Sex Worker Resources

National Center for Transgender Equality

"The nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people." Based in Washington D.C.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

NYC-based social justice collective providing legal services and advocacy for low income people and people of color who are transgender, intersex, or gender-nonconforming.

Transgender Law Center

The Transgender Law Center changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression." San Francisco-based.

El/La Para Translatinas

Building a world where TransLatinas feel they deserve to protect, love and develop themselves. Support in protection against violence, abuse, and illness.  San Francisco.

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. San Francisco-based.

Sex Workers Project

The Sex Workers Project provides client-centered legal and social services to individuals who engage in sex work, regardless of whether they do so by choice, circumstance, or coercion. The Sex Workers Project is a project at the Urban Justice Center which serves low-income and marginalized New Yorkers through a unique combination of direct legal services, systemic advocacy, community education, and organizing.

Red Umbrella Project

The Red Umbrella Project (RedUP) is a peer-led organization based in Brooklyn, New York, which does community organizing and advocacy to make policy and systemic change to support the rights of sex workers. 

Genderqueer and Non-Binary Identities

The aim of Genderqueer and Non-Binary Identities is to provide awareness, information, and resources for genderqueer, non-binary, questioning, and gender non-conforming people and their allies. Based online.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline works to end transgender suicide and improve overall mental health of transgender people through education, advocacy, and direct service. We empower trans people to help one another, and to shape our collective efforts by drawing upon our wealth of individual experiences. (877) 565-8860.

The Trevor Project

Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBT youth. Also available for matters of less pressing urgency, and a support center for trans* and gender identity questions.

St. James Infirmary

A San Francisco-based sex worker health collective. They literally wrote the handbook on health and safety in sex work, with a lengthy section on transgender identity support. Read it in its entirety here.