We can do more together!

Have you wanted to take a stand for transgender equality, but weren’t sure how? One great way is to become an EV transgender advocate – we’ll support you as you decide when and how to add your voice to Virginia’s transgender community.  There are many opportunities to be involved and we invite all transgender community members, parents of gender expansive youth, partners, and allies to learn more. From participating in coffee talks, to making a short video, to joining our annual Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit – there are many ways to support transgender equality.

Transgender Resources

Find trans-affirming resources, including protections for transgender Virginians, important resources, and region-specific support.

Become a Transgender Advocate

Fill out this form and we will be in touch with you to discuss ways you feel comfortable getting involved. Advocacy looks like anything from volunteering and brainstorming with our Trans Program Coordinator, to talking with your representatives.

Transgender Advocacy Speakers Bureau

Click above to learn more about Equality Virginia’s Transgender Advocacy Speakers Bureau, a new program intended to bring faith communities together through open, candid dialogue about the lives and journeys of transgender people.


Transgender Ally Resources

Are you ready to become a transgender ally? Do you want to learn more about what effective allies can do? Do you want to learn more about how to support a transgender family member or friend? Would you like to learn how to make schools and workplaces safer for trans people? Check out these resources to learn about all the ways transgender allies can help!


Virginia Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit (TIES)

Over 400 people from across Virginia and beyond came together on October 15, 2016 to attend the third Virginia TIES. The day was filled with workshops, resources, and great connections. Learn about last year’s conference and stay tuned for updates on the 2017 Virginia TIES.