Resources for Professionals

Helping you build a world that is LGBTQ + affirming.


One of the most important interventions a clinician can make is to provide a client with a valuable resource. Here is a list of gender identity related resources that I use most often in my practice.


PFLAG is the first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families. PFLAG’s network of hundreds of chapters and more than 325,000 members and supporters works to create a caring, just, and affirming world for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them.

Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens. Their website provides resources, on-line groups, and information about their family and professional conference.

Trans Families is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting transgender people and their families since 2008.

TransYouth Family Allies

TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.

Family Acceptance Project

The Family Acceptance Project® is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV – in the context of their families, cultures and faith communities.

The Trevor Project

The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Human Rights Campaign 

The largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization.


Resources to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health promotes the highest standards of health care for individuals through the articulation of Standards of Care (SOC) for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People. The SOC are based on the best available science and expert professional consensus.

National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people.

Families for Transgender Equality 

A network of families with trans youth, and groups that support these families, who all want to change policies and society to improve trans people’s lives.

Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE USA)

The country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older people.


Trans Legal Services Network (TLSN)

A project of the National Center for Transgender Equality, TLSN works to ensure every transgender person can navigate the complicated name and gender change process and confidently address other legal issues they may face. NCTE created the Trans Legal Services Network to increase support for organizations across the country who are serving or aiming to serve the legal needs of our communities. Comprised of over 50 organizations, the Network shares advice, provides technical support and legal resources to support their work and expand their services.  

The Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic (HLAC)

HLAC is part of the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School (LSC), a community law office and clinical teaching site of the law school. The Trans Youth Handbook is a legal resource guide that covers the rights of trans youth across such a wide spectrum of situations, including identity documents, school, health care, non-affirming care environments, and work.  

Lambda Legal

A national non-profit organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.


Camp Brave Trails

Camp Brave Trails is a leadership focused, overnight summer camp for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 12-18 with camps in California and Maryland. LGBTQ+ youth, ages 12-18 can also participate in year-round meet up groups and fun activities. 

Camp Lightbulb

Camp Lightbulb celebrates LGBTQ+ youth, aged 14 to 18, with magical summer camp experiences filled with fun, pride, community, friends, support, self-discovery, and memories to last a lifetime. Camps in Provincetown, New York City, and Los Angeles, offer  vibrant and inclusive communities to create happy and safe spaces where campers are connected, inspired, and celebrated. 

The Institute for Girl's Development in Pasadena offer two super fun, informative, and affirming summer day camp programs for trans and gender nonconforming kids.

Click Here for Unicorn Day Camp

Click Here for épanouie Day Camp

Linda K. Reeves is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of California, license #100195. Linda is also a World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH) Certified Gender Specialist (GEI). Copyright © 2023 Linda K. Reeves Privacy Policy

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