Do you attend or know of a social, humanitarian, or community, or other trans-focused/trans-friendly group in the area that should be listed below? Email us and we'll be sure to check it out!
The LGBT Life Center - a safe space for the LGBT community since 2011, with a lending library and calendar of events. It integrated with the Access AIDS Center in 2017, which continues to serve individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS for nearly 25 years.
TransCoastal VA Meetup - an activities-based community and safe space where anyone is welcome to join.
New Life Metropolitan Community Church of Hampton Roads - a multidenominational Christian church with a diverse LGBTQIA congregation based in Norfolk, guided by the core values of inclusion, community, spiritual transformation, and social action. Pastor Mark and his husband Pastor Alberto also helped lead our 2015 Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony.
Tidewater Queer History Project - documenting and archiving the stories of queer people in Hampton Roads. "The TQHP is currently interviewing people who identify as lesbian, bisexual, queer, and transgender for a documentary film. Of particular interest are women over 60 who have lived in Hampton Roads for part or all of their lives. We are also interested in hearing from people who would like to tell the stories of women no longer living."
Food Not Bombs (Norfolk) - a local autonomous non-hierarchal organization that cooks and provides hot meals each Sunday to anyone in need. They always appreciate help and welcome trans and LGBT individuals.
Tidewater IWW - The local chapter of a member-run union that organizes across gender, racial, and ethnic lines. They host a bi-monthly prisoner letter-writing and solidarity event and can help you write letters to incarcerated trans individuals.
Disclaimer: The following links are provided as resources but any views and opinions expressed on these networks are solely the views of the proprietors and do not necessarily reflect the views or mission statement of the Transgender Assistance Program of Virginia.