5 Resources for the Trans & GNCNB Communities During COVID-19

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 06, 2020  

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During these uncertain times, it's important to have the resources you need. We've created a COVID-19 resource guide for transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary communities. 

Resources for TGNCNB communities

1. Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund 

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has published "Know Your Rights Guide for Transgender People Navigating COVID-19". This guide helps prepare transgender and non-binary people who are grappling with questions related to employment, housing, health care, identification, and accessing assistance from government agencies. 

  • Click here for English and click here for Spanish (Español) for the nationwide guide
  • Click here for English and click here for Spanish (Español) for the New York State guide
2. National Center for Transgender Equality 

National Center for Transgender Equality has published "The Coronavirus (COVID-19): What trans people need to know". This resource introduces the guideline on how to create a plan of action in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic that is specific to the needs of trans people. Please click here for more information. 

3. them. 

Them. is an online platform that publishes news and stories in various topics such as pop culture, style, and politics through the lens of today's LGBTI community, has published an article on "How LGBTQ+ People Can Get Help and Resources During Coronavirus". The article provides resources on mental health phone hotlines and online chats as well as online groups, webinars, and live streams. Please click here to read the article. 

4. Funders for LGBTQ+ issues 

Funders for LGBTQ+ issues is an organization that works to increase the scale and impact of philanthropic resources aimed at enhancing the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, promoting equity, and advancing racial, economic and gender justice. The organization has published "LGBTQ Funding Resources in the COVID-19 Response". This resource might not be relevant to health care services, but it provides different links you can access for more resources; please click here 

5. ACON

ACON is a community-based organization in Australia funded by the NSW Ministry of Health has published "Trans & Gender Diverse & COVID-19 ". ACON's webpage has information about COVID-19 and binding for trans masculines and a statement suggested trans people print it out before going to a hospital or to see a doctor to prevent misgendering and dead-naming. Please click here for more information. 

How Apicha CHC can help you

At Apicha CHC, we offer trans-specific services through our Trans Health Program.  As part of this program we also offer primary care, short-term behavioral health services, care management resources, and referrals to specialists. If you're interested in scheduling an appointment, click the image below.

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