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ACA Group: Becoming a Trans Ally and Going Beyond the Binary

Thanks for participating in this session. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned in this session and use it to make your organization stronger and more effective. To do that, we’ve created this page to provide you with tools, resources, and references to materials mentioned in the training.

As always, the PFLAG National staff is here to help. If you have any questions, comments, or just need some good advice, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Find a PFLAG group in your community:

Find a PFLAG chapter in the US: pflag.org/find-a-chapter

Find a PFLAG group globally: pflag.org/intlfamilygroups

Learn more about PFLAG Connects Communities meetings: pflag.org/connects/communities

Resources from PFLAG National: 

the guide to being a trans ally

Our Trans Loved Ones (Also available in Spanish!)

As a trans ally I will… cards

10 Things You Can Do to Be Trans Ally

Breaking Binaries Worksheet

Pronouns: Beyond the Basics

Pronouns: Why They Matter

Something to Talk About & Talking Inclusively

Resources for Texas Trans & Nonbinary Youth

Annual Events: 

March 31 – Transgender Day of Visibility

International Non-Binary People’s Day (July 14)

3rd Wednesday, October – International Pronouns Day

November 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance


National Center for Transgender Equality: 2015 US Trans Survey

The Trevor Project: Diversity of Nonbinary Youth

Pew Research: Rising shares of U.S. adults know someone who is transgender or goes by gender-neutral pronouns | Republicans, Democrats have starkly different views on transgender issues 

BigEye: Gender Beyond the Binary

CMI: 15th Annual LGBTQ+ Community Survey

Additional Resources: 

Book: The Gender Book

Book: Gender Born, Gender Made

Book: Gender Diversity and Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace

Film: Growing Up Coy

Web Resource: I’m From Driftwood

Book: Jacob’s New Dress

Film: Kiki

Film: Kuma Hina

Film: Lady Valor

Web Resource: Our Queer Stories

Film: Raising Zoey

Film: Real Boy

Book: Red: A Crayon’s Story 

Film: Southern Comfort

Film: Tangerine

Book: Trans Bodies, Trans Selves

Film: The Trans List

Book: Transgender History

Book: Transgender Warriors

Partner Organizations:

Black TransMen

Black TransWomen

Coalicion Translatin@

Gender Odyssey

Gender Spectrum

The National Center for Transgender Equality

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

TransActive Gender Center

Trans People of Color Coalition

Trans Youth Family Allies

Transgender American Veterans Association 

Transgender Law Center