Local Transgender Links

Maryland Trans*Unity


TGEA- Transgender Education Association

LGBT Youth Services

Maryland Rainbow Youth Alliance

Whitman Walker Youth Services

Health Care, Social and Legal Service and Advocacy

Violence Resources

  • DC Rape Crisis Center DCRCC helps survivors and their families heal from the aftermath of sexual violence through crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy.  DCRCC’s specific services include: group and individual counseling for adults, teens, and children who have experienced sexual violence, accompaniment of survivors through the medical and legal system, and a 24-hour crisis line (202) 333-RAPE.
  • Rainbow Response A grassroots coalition that brings together organizations and leaders from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) communities, along with traditional domestic violence service providers and government agencies.
  • DC Anti-Violence Project (formerly GLOV) The primary mission of the DC Anti-Violence Project (DCAVP) is to work to reduce violence against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender (LGBT ) individuals (and those perceived as LGBT ) through community outreach, education, and monitoring cases to ensure that the rights and dignity of LGBT victims are respected and protected. DCAVP also seeks to assist victims of anti-LGBT violence by advocating on their behalf, encouraging reporting, and providing a community of support.


  • Virginia Anti-Violence Project works to address and end violence, with a specific focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities across Virginia.
  • Alternative Health Associates (Alexandria): Laser hair removal, electrolysis, comprehensive skin care, and different types of therapeutic massage. Very trans-friendly.

Trans*Health Clinics

  • Whitman Walker Clinic Transgender Health Program Hormone therapy (MtF and FtM), general clinical services and health care, STD/HIV screening, therapy, referrals, etc.
  • Chase-Brexton Health Services (locations in Baltimore, Columbia, Easton and Randallstown): Hormone therapy, mental health, addictions treatment, STD screenings, HIV care, dental and nutritional services, case management, counseling, general health care clinic

LGBT Community Centers