This page contains links to resources and organizations that focus on various sexualities and gender identities.
Please contact the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity if you have suggestions for additions to this resource listing.
- Asexual Resources
The Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)
Founded in 2001 with two distinct goals: creating public acceptance and discussion of asexuality and facilitating the growth of an asexual community.
- Gender Identity and Expression Resources
Transgender and Non-Binary Inclusion at Penn State FAQ
A resource guide to navigating Penn State as a transgender or gender non-binary student. Resources include information about facilities, health and wellness, campus involvement, and so much more.
Penn State Transgender Clothing Transit
Stop by the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity to drop off your gently-used donations or to check it out for yourself.
Bklyn Boi Hood
A site for an art and community-based organization that encourages LGBTQ-identified boys and men of color to explore and appreciate expressions of healthy masculinity and intersectionality.
International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association
A directory for LGBTQ/ally organizations across the world and information about what certain organizations are doing to campaign for equal rights of LGBTQ people (and how to get involved.)
Black Trans Men
A site that aims to acknowledge, support, and provide equal protection to black transgender men (and all members of the LGBTQ community) as well as provide resources to help in achieving a healthy female to male transition.
Center for Gender Sanity
An organization that assists transmen and transwomen with their transitions in their places of work, and also works with employers and HR professionals to achieve acceptance and understanding of trans identities and issues.
National Center for Transgender Equality
A site that provides information, resources, and current news about transgender issues and transgender advocacy work.
Transgender Day of Remembrance
A place to learn about Transgender Day of Remembrance, its history, and its importance in our time.
Gender-Centric Advocacy Organizations
National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a 501(c)3 social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment.
Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, community organizing and public policy efforts.
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), formerly known as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, Inc. (HBIGDA), is a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.
National LGBTQ Taskforce
The Task Force is training and mobilizing millions of activists across our nation to deliver a world where you can be you.
Transgender Law Center
Focused on transgender legal issues in the State of California. However, it does have a wealth of information that pertains to the country as a whole.
Transgender Law and Policy Institute
A non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.
Transgender American Veterans Association
The Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA) was formed to address the growing concerns of fair and equal treatment of transgendered veterans and active duty service members.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
SRLP works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence.
Other Transgender/Gender Non-Binary Resources
A site by, for, and about the trans community.
A wealth of information concerning transgender identities and religion.
Center for GenderSanity
A consulting service for transsexuals who plan to transition on the job, their coworkers, and their employers. We offer help in planning a successful transition, guidance for employers dealing with transition issues, and diversity training about transsexualism.
International Foundation for Gender Education
A national organization that provides a wealth of information and articles.
Gender Identity Research and Education Society
The aim of this website is to inform a wide public of the issues surrounding gender identity and transsexualism. It is also a resource for gender dysphoric people and their families; the medical and other professionals that provide their care; Health Authorities; Members of Parliament and other policymakers.
Some people don’t feel like traditional gender pronouns (she/her, he/him) fit their gender identities. Transgender, genderqueer, and other gender-binary people may choose different pronouns for themselves. Visit our pronoun resource guide for a list of pronouns to use and why they matter.
Intersex Society of North America
A site dedicated to educating the public about intersex conditions and appropriate treatment options, with some information directly coming from intersex individuals or families of intersex individuals.
The FAQ section of the Intersex Society of North America’s website: a great place to get quick answers to questions about intersex conditions.