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National Resources

Forward Together unites communities to win rights, recognition, and resources for all families.

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment. NCTE does this by monitoring federal activity, educating congress, and providing technical assistance and training. NCTE features fact sheets, national-level policy recommendations, and reports on its website. 

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), formerly known as the (Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association (HBIGDA), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, interdisciplinary professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health. 

TransBucket.com is a website with gender-confirming surgical outcomes from surgeons from around the world. 

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the world’s largest publicly funded multi-disciplinary international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. The HVTN conducts all phases of clinical trials, from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and immunogenicity to testing vaccine efficacy.

TRANS-ARC (Transgender and Non-Binary – Allied Research Collective) is gathering a community of people who are passionate about centering trans/non-binary community and patient perspectives in research on genital gender-affirming surgery (GGAS), also called bottom or lower surgery.