Trans Pride

Promoting the well-being of the transgender, gender queer, gender fluid, agender, gender nonconforming, non-binary, and questioning community in a safe, empowering space. Trans Pride is dedicated to empowering transgender and gender nonconforming people, and their allies through social opportunities, community building, resource sharing, and advocacy.

Trans Pride Includes:

Trans Meet n Greet

Informal gatherings take place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the Rainbow Cafe at 332 Hudson Ave in Albany from 7-9 PM. This is a great way to meet new people, socialize in a safe environment and connect with friends. Allies welcome!

Trans Pride Discussion Group

A topic centered discussion takes place at the Pride Center every 1st Tuesday of the month from 7-9 PM. Topics range from legal issues to successful transition in the workplace to coming out.  Join us for a discussion or volunteer to present about a topic of interest! This is a Trans* Exclusive Space. For more details call the Pride Center at 462-6138 or send us an email

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Training and Education on Transgender issues

The Pride Center of the Capital Region offers free educational and professional development trainings to people interested in increasing their awareness of transgender communities. We offer a number of trainings devoted to understanding the “T” in the LGBTQ population. Despite the increasing prevalence of the term Transgender, there are still many misconceptions and misunderstandings.

Click here for the speaker request form.

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Non Medical/legal Transgender specific resources in the Capital Region

The Northeast Gender Alliance
This Yahoo group is designed to promote unity for crossdressers, transsexuals and anyone who identifies as transgender in any way, who live anywhere within a wide circle of Albany, New York, the New York State Capital Region. Open to family, partners, friends and anyone who is supportive of the transgender community. The purpose of this list is to bring together all of the above mentioned people so that we share information, meet, learn and enjoy ourselves. This list acts as a clearing house for any number of local organizations, social groups, inspired individuals who additionally want to meet to talk, socialize, support and learn from each other. To access, search TNGA on Yahoo Groups.

 

Voice Training
Jack Pickering, PhD, CCC-SLP
College of Saint Rose
1009 Madison Avenue, Room 243 Albany, NY
518-482-8856
Voice training classes; a non-surgical method that attains realistic, safe results.

Medical/legal Transgender specific resources in the Capital Region

For information and referrals regarding specific physical or mental health, or legal concerns, call the Pride Center at (518) 462-6138 or email programs@capitalpridecenter.org.

Bassett Healthcare Network

The Gender Wellness Center at Susquehanna Family Practice offers services tailored to meet the needs of gender nonconforming and transgender patients. Caring and professional staff has advanced training in providing health and psychological services to the transgender community. http://www.bassett.org/ao-fox-hospital/services/transgender-health-services/ 

 

For a comprehensive list of statewide services and resources, please check out the Empire State Pride Agenda’s NYS Trans Guide: http://nytransguide.wikidot.com/ 

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