The organizations on this page either work exclusively for the transgender and gender non-conforming community or the larger LGBT community. Their overall missions are to advocate on behalf of the trans* community, effect positive change, and provide much-needed visibility to gender and intersectionality issues.
Human Rights CampaignAs the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide.
Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC)Trans People of Color Coalition is the only national social justice organization that promotes the interests of Trans People of Color. TPOCC is dedicated to anti-racism and fighting transphobia and the empowerment of transgender persons of color.
Trans Kids Purple Rainbow FoundationTKPR's mission is to educate schools, peers, places of worship, the medical community, government bodies, and society in general about the need for fair and equal treatment for transgender children and youth.
The National Black Justice CoalitionFounded in 2003, The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander AllianceThe National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance is a federation of 40 grassroots LGBTQ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander organizations. NQAPIA seeks to build the capacity of local LGBT AAPI organizations, develop leadership, and challenge homophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.
Trans Media WatchAims to combat prejudiced or sensationalist media reporting of trans issues, and offer advice to people or organizations.