Top Resources for Transgender People in Philadelphia
Attic Youth Center
255 South 16th Street
The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society. It provides myriad creative outlets for local youth, such as poetry, print screening, drag, art and more.
1207 Chestnut Street
GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative) is unwavering in its commitment to promote queer Latin@ social justice in the Philadelphia area. It’s outreach projects include everything from promoting sexual health in the Philadelphia Latin@ community to stumping for equal rights. It also fosters a program for trans folks in Philadelphia called the Trans-Health Information Project (TIP).
1315 Walnut Street
Through grant-making and other programs, Leeway promotes artistic expression that amplifies the voices of those on the margins, promotes sustainable and healthy communities, and works in the service of movements for economic and social justice. It supports women and trans* artists and cultural producers working in communities at the intersection of art, culture, and social change.
21 South 12th Street
Mazzoni Center offers a variety of LGBT-focused healthcare services, such as food banks for the hungry, HIV- and STD-testing, mental and behavioral health services, and more. It also created and hosts the annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (see below).
Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Mazzoni Center’s annual, multi-day event plays home to a variety of workshops, speaking engagements and activities addressing the needs of the transgender community. For more information on each years’ event, go here.
Therapy Center of Philadelphia
1315 Walnut Street
This local organization provides affordable psychotherapy on a sliding fee scale to working and low-income women and transgender people in Philadelphia.
William Way LGBT Community Center
1315 Spruce Street
The William Way LGBT Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. It hosts an array of events and art exhibits, as well as just being a damn good place to relax with others in the community.
More Philadelphia LGBT Guides:
- Top Resources for LGBT Youth in Philadelphia
- Top LGBT Civil Rights Organizations
- Top Gay Bars in the Philadelphia Region
- Top LGBT Health and Wellness Resources in Philadelphia