Transgender people, like all people, deserve skilled, compassionate, and comprehensive health care.

Knowledgeable care can mean the difference between life and death for our community. TLC improves access to health care and the quality of that care through provider and community education, litigation, and policy research and advocacy.

Tlc Resources


Life Planning Documents for Transgender Communities

Protect Trans Health

RAD Remedy

ACA Fact Sheet

National Center for Transgender Equality’s Health Coverage Guide

10 Tips for Working with Transgender Patients (for providers)

Trans Benefits in California: How to Appeal your Health Care Denial

Transcend Legal’s Transgender Insurance Roadmap Videos

World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Trans Benefits in California: Negotiating for Inclusive Health Insurance


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Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

Contact Us

Transgender Law Center
PO Box 70976
Oakland, CA 94612-0976

phone: 510.587.9696
collect line for people in prison and detention: 510.380.8229

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EIN (tax identification number): 05-0544006


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