Revised Mental Health Standards of Care for those working with Transgender Clients

Revised Mental Health Standards of Care for those working with Transgender Clients

WPATH, (formerly the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association) has  just issued the latest version of the Standards of Care (SOC) since the last edition came out in 2001. These new guidelines provide the highest standards of health care for health professionals to assist transsexual, transgender and gender nonconforming people to achieve lasting personal comfort with their...

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TENT Meet & Greet at the TG Center

TENT Meet & Greet at the TG Center

TFA and the TG Center are proud to open our doors to the Transgender Education Network of Texas. Chair Woman Katy Stewart and her board will be in Houston on January 28th for a board retreat and are inviting everyone to come meet them and find out more about their organization. The Transgender Education Network of Texas is an organization dedicated to furthering the education of gender diversity...

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TG Heroes Save Elderly Man

TG Heroes Save Elderly Man

Houston – On Monday, September 14, 2011 two Transgender Center volunteers came to the aid of an elder member of the Montrose community who was being attacked by a younger man. The incident occurred on the corner of Pacific and Hopkins, just across the street from Club Blur, the location where Aaron Scheerhoorn was brutally murdered in front of a crowd of people who did nothing to stop...

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Trans Town Hall Meeting Saturday, October 9

TG Town Hall Meeting THIS Saturday, October 9 · 1:00pm – 3:00pm Transgender Center 604 Pacific Houston, TX 77006 (Map) RSVP here on FaceBook This town hall meeting will focus on the impact the Heather Delgado v. Nikki Araguz case will have on the overall GLBT community within Texas and beyond. A loss can mean that the State of Texas will no longer recognize the transitioned...

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Yearly TFA Membership Meeting July 24th

The Transgender Foundation of America is the organization that is responsible for Transgender Center, library and archive. As per TFA By-Laws, we are a 501[c]3 nonprofit membership organization. Our By-laws stipulate, “Membership in this organization shall be open to all who are dealing with issues relating to cultural gender stereotypes.” The annual membership meeting of TFA will be...

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A Thank You Note

We are always glad to hear from folks! The card reads: Friends, It has passed time when I should have formally thanked you for your help in filling my prescription this past September. Transitioning is stressful under any circumstances, but worrying about the effects of discontinuing hormones (due to a lack of funds), was a problem I did not have to face – thanks to you. I am...

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