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Transgender Resources

Case Western Reserve's Non-Discrimination Policy includes protections against discrimination based on gender identity or expression.

Campus Resources

Crisis Line

  • Trans Lifeline - (877) 565-8860 
    • For transgender people currently in need of support and assistance. This helpline is staffed by transgender people for transgender people, and is supported by donors.

Local Resources

TransFamily of Cleveland

TransFamily of Cleveland was founded to provide support and education for transgender persons, their families, friends, and significant others. We are associated with PFLAG to promote awareness of transgender persons and their issues. The TransFamily support group meets the Second Saturday of every month 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM.

Gender Queer Discussion Group

The GenderQueer discussion group meets every Thursday at The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland (6600 Detroit Ave) at 6 PM. This group is led by community members and is open to all non-binary folks. MTF, FTM, Bi-gender, A-gender, GenderQueer, Gender-Fluid, Questioning, etc. For more information, contact Maya Simek at or at (216) 651-5428 x 18.

Online Resources