Networks and Supports

Life's no piece of cake, mind you, but the recipe's my own to fool with.

Haruki Murakami

It's hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world.

Dolly Parton

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.

Audre Lorde

You have to go the way your blood beats. If you don’t live the only life you have, you won’t live some other life, you won’t live any life at all.

James Baldwin

We are not what other people say we are. We are who we know ourselves to be, and we are what we love. That’s okay.

Laverne Cox

There will not be a magic day when we wake up and it’s now okay to express ourselves publicly. We make that day by doing things publicly until it’s simply the way things are.

Tammy Baldwin

Networks and Supports

While we all like to focus on the positive, it's unavoidable that there are risks, and even physical and emotional dangers to living your unique expression. We ruffle feathers. We challenge norms and concepts of what is normal. We threaten those who've never had the courage, the time, or the need to question society's demands.

Below are some support resources that we hope may offer you guidance, advice, security and community in your own personal struggles and triumphs.

You are NOT alone. Not ever. Be safe, be smart, and ask for help.

Crossdresser Heaven

Crossdresser Heaven is a safe and welcoming place for everyone in the crossdresser community to make friends and find joy on their journey. Family, friends and loved ones are also welcome here.

Trans Lifeline

Provides peer support by trans people for trans and questioning callers. Crisis and other supports and resources are provided in both English and Spanish from 10:00 am to 4:00 am EST. 1-877-330-6366

Women's College Hospital Trans Support Page

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