Baystate Outpatient Center - Northampton
325B King Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Baystate Health's transgender service provides multidisciplinary primary medical care and supportive services to patients seeking hormonal and/or surgical reassignment of gender. Baystate Health has developed services based on the Informed Consent model of care, meaning that we work with our patients to ensure that the risks and benefits of gender-related services are fully understood at all times. Gender-related therapy is an encouraged--but not required--part of treatment for most patients.
East Coast Female-To-Male Group (ECFTMG)
East Coast FTM Group is a free peer-support group since 1992 for the full spectrum of masculine-identified, female-born or intersex-born persons: female-to male transgender persons, transsexuals, cross-dressers, gender queers, dual gendered, gender blended, gender non-conforming, stone butches, queer, questioning, and our partners. We are all-inclusive, diverse, safe, confidential, and non-judgmental. We don't believe that there is any one "right way" to transition or to move forward and live happily; rather, our diverse situations and identities can be joined together in united community.
Pioneer Valley Trans Women
A closed space for trans women and transfeminine people to share their experiences and find support within the community. This online space is open to non-binary and binary transfeminine people alike. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, and to be added to the secret facebook group.
Pioneer Valley UniTy
A transgender support group that meets in Springfield intended for the support of Transgender persons, their allies and all GLBT people. This group is open to people who identify as transgender, as well as their allies, friends, significant others and family members. We are an inclusive group, and very much welcome supportive people from the larger GLBT community.
The meetings provide support to transgendered persons, their allies and all GLBTs. The UniTy group meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 3300 Main Street, Springfield, MA. The meeting runs from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
PO Box 960784
Boston, MA 02196
Founded in 2001, the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) is an advocacy, education, and community-building organization that works to end discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression. This includes working towards the empowerment of all persons who have been, are being, or might be deprived of equal rights and/or fair treatment because of their gender expression or identity. Their website includes step-by-step guides to making legal name and gender changes in the state of Massachusetts.
Activist radio! Fascinating archives, discussing philosophy, strategy, and results in the ongoing effort to redefine cultural gender boundaries. Boston's worldwide radio program that talks about transgenderism in the first person.
InterACT uses innovative legal and other strategies to advocate for the human rights of children born with intersex traits. Their website also provides resources and community for youth with intersex conditions.
National Center for Transgender Equality
A group founded in 2003 to promote social justice for transgender people through the use of education and advocacy throughout the United States. It maintains a strong presence in the nation's capital and utilizes an extensive network to the rest of the country as well.
Transgender Law and Policy Institute
Founded by Paisley Currah, Assoc. Prof. of Political Science at Brooklyn College, The Transgender Law and Policy Institute is dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. The TLPI brings experts together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality. Their website provides an amazing wealth of information and resources on legislation, case law, employer and college policies and other resources.