Local, Statewide, & National LGBTQ Resources

Fresno City College LGBTQ Resources

LGBTQ Spectrum Club: Meetings
Fridays 12-1pm in the Senate Chambers inside Student Activities
Allied Staff & Faculty Association

Email: AlliedSFA@FresnoCityCollege.edu

President: Arien Reed

Arien’s Phone: 559-442-8237, ext. 8937

Arien’s Office: A-105

Website: https://www.fresnocitycollege.edu/faculty-and-staff/associations-committees-governance/associations/allied-staff-faculty-association.html

Safe Space Ally Program

Coordinator: Jerry Thurston

Phone: 559-442-4600, ext. 8455

Office: MS-202

Email: Jerry.Thurston@FresnoCityCollege.edu

Psychological Services

559-443-8687

Location: Room 216 in Student Center (above the Bookstore)

Rainbow Rams (LGBT+ Support Group)

Meetings: Wednesdays 3-4pm in Room 216 (Psychological Services) in Student Center (above the Bookstore)

Student Health Services

Phone: 559-442-8268

Office: ST-112 (downstairs Student Services building)

Report harassment/discrimination to...

Vice President of Student Services

Phone: (559) 443-8558

Office: ST-222 (upstairs northeast corner of Student Services)

Report hate crimes/assaults to...

Campus Police

Address: 1940 N Calaveras St, Fresno, CA 93704

Phone(559) 244-5911

Website: https://www.fresnocitycollege.edu/campus-life/911.html

Fresno, California LGBTQ Resources

Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center

Address

1250 Fulton St,

Fresno, CA 93721

Phone(559) 325-4527

website: https://fresnoeoc.org/lgbtq/

Trans-e-motion

Transgender support groups, social gathering, education, & advocacy

facebook.com/Transemotion

transemotion.com

Community Link (LGBTQ community resource)

Support Groups

GLBTQ Youth (facebook.com/fresnoyouthalliance/) & PFLAG (pflagfresno.org)

Phone: 559-266-LINK

Email: info@communitylinkfresno.com

Website: fresnorainbowpride.com

LGBT Fresno

Online map & resource guide of LGBT-friendly businesses in Fresno

Website: lgbtfresno.com

To Report a Hate Crime in Fresno...

FBI Office: 559-436-4474

Hate Crimes Task Force: Assistant U.S. Attorney's Office: 559-497-4083

Fresno, California Health Resources

Planned Parenthood

STD testing & treatment, transgender hormone therapy & transition services

Phone: 800-330-8542

Email: heather_meyers@ppmarmonte.org

WestCare Fresno

The Living Room provides free barriers, lubrication, sex education, & advocacy

Program Coordinator: Toni Harrison

Phone: (559) 486-1469

Central Valley, California Hotlines

Suicide Prevention Hotline

Phone: 888-506-5991

Online chat: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

United States LGBTQ Hotlines

The Trevor Project Lifeline

LGBTQ youth crisis intervention & suicide prevention

Phone: 866-488-7386

Text Message a Trevor Counselor: Text START to 678678

Online Chat: thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/

Boystown Hotline
physical/sexual/emotional abuse, addiction, suicide prevention, parenting

Phone: 1-800-448-3000

Website: boystown.org

Trans Lifeline

Website: translifeline.org

877-565-8860

Free & Low Cost FTM Binders

FTM Essentials Free Youth Binder Program

Limited numbers of binders are available each month for qualifying youths age 24 and under who cannot access binders for financial reasons. Must have a US mailing address.

Website: https://www.ftmessentials.com/pages/ftme-free-youth-binder-program

Point of Pride Free Chest Binder Program

Provides new or gently-used chest binders to any trans person who is in need and cannot afford or safely obtain one. International shipping included free.

Website: https://pointofpride.org/chest-binder-donations/

TransActive Gender Center IN A BIND Chest Binder Exchange Project

Provides new or gently-used chest binders to any trans person age 18 and under in US or Puerto Rico who is in need and cannot afford or safely obtain one. 

Website: https://www.transactivegendercenter.org/in-a-bind

Chase Ross Binder Give Away Program

Every month, 30 individuals are randomly chosen to win a binder from GC2B.

Website: http://www.uppercasechase.com/binders.html

Tumblr Transgender Clothing Exchange 

Gendered clothes, sometimes including binders, are sold at low cost or given away for free.

Website: https://transclothesexchange.tumblr.com/

Trans Clothes Swap

Gendered clothes, sometimes including binders, are sold at low cost or given away for free.

Website: https://transsupplies.tumblr.com/

The Transitional Male Big Brothers Binder Program

Provides quality new or gently used binders to trans men & trans boys 18 and over (and younger when a parent makes contact) who would otherwise not be able to afford a new binder.

Website: http://www.thetransitionalmale.com/BBUB.html

Forge Binder Scheme

Provides quality new or gently used binders to trans men age 18 and over who are living in the UK and who would otherwise not be able to afford a new binder. Limited to 1 binder per person.

Website: https://forge-binder-scheme.myshopify.com/

Broke Trans Boy’s “Binders! Cheap ones, Free ones, Donations”

Resources on free and low cost binders.

Website: http://mygenderadventure.wixsite.com/broketransboy/single-post/2015/06/17/Binders-Cheap-ones-Free-ones-Donations

Neutral Wolf’s “Binders and Free Binder Programs”

Resources on free and low cost binders.

Website: https://neutralwolf.com/2017/09/22/binders-and-free-binder-programs/

Genderqueer.Me “Binder Donations”

Resources on free and low cost binders.

Website: https://genderqueer.me/2011/05/02/binders-donations/

TransGuys’ “Where to Get Free or Reduced Price Chest Binders”

A list of free binder programs.

Website: http://tumblr.transguys.com/post/33859957893/free-cheap-ftm-binders

Bustle’s “11 Of The Best Binders You Can Buy, According To A Trans Person”

Includes reviews of and links to many commercially available binders as well as information about free and low cost binder programs.

Website: https://www.bustle.com/p/11-of-the-best-binders-you-can-buy-according-to-a-trans-person-30921

You can also try asking around for an inexpensive hand-me-down binder in the Swap Meet at the FTM Surgery Support Forums, or on one of the FTM mailing lists, or check out LiveJournal’s FTM Garage Sale.

FTM Binding Advice

Broke Trans Boy’s “Binders! Cheap ones, Free ones, Donations”

Advice on safe binding.

Website: http://mygenderadventure.wixsite.com/broketransboy/single-post/2015/06/17/Binders-Cheap-ones-Free-ones-Donations

FTM Clothing Advice

"FTM Dress to Pass: Clothing Tips - All Bodies, All Seasons, Many Styles (For Trans Guys)"
Advice on affordable masculinizing clothing.

Website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMkgbVxNMxg&t=3s

See also Jammi Dodger's channel or Aydian Dowling's channel for various FTM clothes advice

Free & Low Cost MTF Shapewear

Point of Pride Free Chest Binder Program

Provides new or gently-used shapewear to any transfemme youth or adult who is in need and cannot afford or safely obtain one. International shipping included free.

Website: https://pointofpride.org/trans-femme-shapewear/

MTF Feminization Guidance

Point of Pride "Gaffs 101: Tucking Safely and Comfortably"

How to comfortably and safely wear MTF shapewear.

Website: https://pointofpride.org/gaffs-101-tucking-safely-and-comfortably/

7 Simple Ways to Improve [Feminize] Your Appearance

Tips on how to feminize your appearance.

Website: 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Appearance (MTF Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

5 Shopping Tips for Trans* Women

Tips on how to feminize your appearance.

Website: https://www.hercampus.com/style/5-shopping-tips-trans-women

Lingerie Tips for Trans Women and Other Transfeminine Folks

Tips on how to comfortably feminize your undergarments.

Website: https://www.thelingerieaddict.com/2016/05/lingerie-tips-trans-women-transfeminine-folks.html

Underwear Guide For Trans Women

Undergarment tips on how to comfortably feminize your appearance.

Website: https://www.cheapundies.com/pages/underwear-guide-for-trans-women

MTF resources (US & International)

Tips on how to feminize your appearance.

Website: 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Appearance (MTF Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

Financial Assistance for Medical Transitioning Services

Find a entire list of grants and other sources of financial assistance to help you afford your gender confirmation health care.

Website: https://pointofpride.org/trans-femme-shapewear/

United States National LGBTQ Resources

The Recovery Village Ridgefield

LGBTQ Addiction Resources

Address: 888 Hillhurst Rd., Ridgefield, WA 98642

Phone: 844-240-3638

Website: https://www.ridgefieldrecovery.com/resources/lgbtq-addiction/

Drug Rehab

LGBTQ Addiction Resources

Website: https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/lgbtq/

RehabSpot

LGBTQ Drug & Alcohol Abuse Resources

Website: https://www.rehabspot.com/alcohol/who-alcoholism-affects/LGBTQ-Community/

National Center for Transgender Equality

Phone: (202) 642-4542

Website: transequality.org

Email: ncte@transequality.org

Address: 1133 19th St NW, Suite 302, Washington D.C. 20036

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network

Website: nqttcn.com

Transgender Law Center

Website: transgenderlawcenter.org

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders

glad.org

LGBTQ National Help Center

glnh.org

Phone:  415-355-0003
Email: help@LGBThotline.org
​Mailing address: 2261 Market Street,  #296, San Francisco, CA  94114

 
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Hotline
1-888-843-4564

LGBT National Youth Talkline
1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)

LGBT National Senior Talkline
1-888-234-7243

LGBT Switchboard of New York
212-989-0999
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