As the fight to protect (gender-affirming care) GAC in Ohio continues, remember that you are not alone. There are local, state, and national organizations that are advocating for trans rights, providing referrals to gender-affirming care, raising awareness, and offering safe spaces to find support and community.

ACLU of Ohio| 

The ACLU works daily in the courts and in our communities to defend the individual rights guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. 

ACLU’s Gender Affirming Care FAQ’s

Black Trans Advocacy Coalition| 

Established in 2011, The National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition is a social justice organization led by Black trans people to collectively address the inequities faced in the Black transgender human experience. 

Black Transmen, Inc.| 

Since 2011, Black Transmen, Inc. has been at the forefront of organizing the modern national movement for Black trans equality. (855) 454-9310 

BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti- Violence Organization)|  

If you or anyone you know has experienced any form of hate and bias violence, we encourage you to contact BRAVO for support and assistance. 

Equitas Health Support Groups|

Equitas Health offers a variety of support groups, including three that center the TGNCNB experience: In Transition, The Trans Man Talk, and Melanated Connections.

Gatlyn Dame Group, Inc.|  

The Mission of the Gatlyn Dame Group is to raise awareness and provide education and an outlet for transgender and gender non-conforming people and their allies. 

Heartland Trans Wellness| 

Provides resources, referrals, support groups for individuals and their families, and social events for people of all ages. 

Kaleidoscope Youth Center|  

Kaleidoscope Youth Center is the only organization in Ohio solely dedicated to supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and their allies. 


Mozaic is a wellness program and community space serving transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary people ages 13-29. 

National Center for Transgender Equality|  

The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. 

RAD Remedy|  

RAD Remedy is dedicated to connecting trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer folks to accurate, safe, respectful, and comprehensive care. Find providers and the right resources in your area to fulfill your needs. 

Trans Lifeline|  

Provides peer support for the trans community. Run by and for trans people. (877) 565-8860 


TransOhio serves the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support, and advocacy.