TransLatin@ Coalition, founded in 2009 as a grassroots effort to address the specific needs of Transgender, Gender Nonconforming, and Intersex immigrants who live in the US. The Coalition takes part in community led campaigns, policy change, and leadership development.
The Coalition is represented in the following states: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New York, Texas, Washington, and Washington D.C. Additionally, they are located in Mexico City. The Coalition includes information on their legislative platform, a blog covering recent news, and if in Los Angeles a list of services, the Coalition can provide.
Community United Against Violence is an organization that works to build the power of LGBTQ communities to reduce violence and oppression. The organization aims to create safe communities for everyone to thrive.
The organization offers advocacy-based peer counseling. Through this service, individuals within the LGBTQ community can access short-term counseling for emotional support, safety planning, referrals, and limited case follow-up. To schedule an appointment, you can either call 415.333.HELP (4357) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. I offer counseling through phone or zoom.
Take Care Tuesdays is a support group offered through zoom on Tuesday evenings open to all LGBTQIA2-S survivors of violence. Sign up here.
Yoga 4 Heart Resilience is a 4-week virtual series for LGBTQI2S Survivors of violence focusing on breathwork and movement. The program is offered in English and Spanish. Sign up here. (Takes place in Fall 2021)
The #MeToo Movement took social media by storm in October 2017, originally founded by Taran Burke in 2006, to share the impact and prevalence of sexual violence in communities. The organization that developed from this movement continues to work to provide assistance to a large spectrum of survivors.
Taking Me Back is an independent poster that supports sexual assault survivors through posts on a variety of information. The page discusses survivors like Vanessa Guillen, Toyin Salua, Daisy Coleman, and many other survivors, as well as current policies and the impact that they have for survivors. The page posts resources specific to different identities.
The Trevor Project is a nation-wide organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention specific to the LGBTQIA+ community under 25.
The Trevor Project offers a support center that includes resources discussing different identities in the community, as well as questions specific to those identities. Resources can be found here: Trevor Support Center
FORGE also offers a survivors’ listserv. Participation for the listserv is primarily comprised of transgender/gender non-conforming individuals and loved ones. The listserv offers an opportunity for individuals to share their stories, experiences, and resources for healing and recovering from sexual violence.
To subscribe, send mail to: email@example.com
In the body of the email type: subscribe sv-support
End Rape on Campus (EROC) is an organization that aims to end campus sexual violence. They offer direct support for survivors and the communities around them. They have established support networks through a hotline or a secure form.
The organization offers free assistance to all survivors of gender-/sex-based violence. The organization can connect survivors, family or friends to support networks, file federal complaints, connect survivors with mental health professionals or legal counsel.
The organization has created overviews of Title IX, the Clery Act, Affirmative consent, and much more. Overview of these acts can be found here: The Laws
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is a nationwide anti-sexual violence organization that works to provide support for survivors of these crimes. The organization provides hotline as well as a live chat.
RAINN has a collection of survivor stories in videos and articles: Survivor Stories
The YWCA Kalamazoo is a non profit organization whose mission is to eliminate racism and empower women.
What We Stand For: After being founded in 1885, we serve as the oldest and largest association in Michigan. Originally established to provide residence services for young women, today YWCA Kalamazoo serves as a primary resource for economic, gender, and racial justice for all women, children and families in Kalamazoo.
What We Do: Advocacy & Systems Change, Caring for Victims of Abuse, Promoting Maternal & Child Health, and Improving the Lives of Children
Contact Us: For Information About Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking, Child Care, Pregnancy Services, and More.
Black Women’s Blueprint is an organization that works to create social justice movements for individuals to gain social, political, and economic equity. The transnational organization offers mobile reproductive health and maternal care to those in the New York area.
Contact 347.533.9102 or 646.647.5414 to connect with a trauma healing expert. The organizations’ Healing and Counseling Program Coordinator works to provide you with resources and support.