Resources

From us to you

Resources, presentations, training, and so much from our team.

Coloring Pages
Coloring Pages

Fun coloring pages you can print at home!

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Medical Resources
Medical Resources
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TDOV Resource Guide
TDOV Resource Guide
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What is EQLOCO?
What is EQLOCO?
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Community Resources
Community Resources
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Find Your People

All of our resources are vetted by members of the LGBTQ+ community for affirming service.

Proffesional Organizations


Evidence-based professional associations that promote affirming, non-discriminatory policies and care for transgender people:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American College of Nurse Midwives
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health
  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care
  • American Public Health Association
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • World Health Organization
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • National School Boards Association, 2016. Transgender Students in School




Mental Health & Therapy


The following list was provided by LGBTQ+ community members of affirming mental health and therapy providers in our region.

  • Michelle Bogdan, LCSW
    • www.mlbtherapypllc.com
    • Leesburg, VA
  • Jaime Bosserman
    • Atlantic Therapy
    • Ashburn, VA
  • Grace Brown
    • The Women’s Center
    • Vienna, VA
  • Catherine T. Crowe
    • Catherinecrowelpc@gmail.com
    • Leesburg, VA
  • Dr. Maria Gonzales-Vigilar (Psychiatrist)
    • (571) 291-2449
    • Ashburn, VA
  • ​Timothy Elliott
    • Arlington, VA
  • Todd Huntley, Psy.D
    • 571-375-8932
    • Herndon, VA
  • Chris Morse McClure, LPC
    • www.transitions.life
    • Manassas, VA
  • Neil McNerney, LPC
    • www.neilmcnerney.com
    • Leesburg, VA
  • ​Shawn Rubin, PsyD (Psychologist)
    • https://shawnrubin.com/
    • Vienna, VA
  • Tara Soligan, LPC, NCC
    • www.insightactiontherapy.com
    • Ashburn, VA
  • Lauren Staadeker, PsyD
    • Sterling Behavioral Health
  • Karen Turner, LPC
    • karenturnerlpc@gmail.com
    • Leesburg, VA
  • ​A Place To Be, Where Music Meets Therapy
    • www.aplacetobeva.org
    • Middleburg, VA
  • Project Horse, Equine Assisted Mental Health and Wellness Services
    • www.projecthorse.org
    • Purcelleville, VA




Support & Advocacy Groups


Aging Rainbows https://www.agingrainbows.org/blog Our mission is to provide community outreach, education, supportive programs, foster inclusive care communities and care providers, expand socialization opportunities, and intergenerational programs in the Northern, VA area and throughout the country for LGBT older adults. Dulles Triangles https://www.dullestriangles.com/ Dulles Triangles is a successful and long-lasting LGBT social group in Northern Virginia. Equality Loudoun https://www.facebook.com/equalityloudounorg Equality Loudoun is a grassroots organization fighting to promote, protect, and defend LGBTQ+ equality in Loudoun County. Advocacy. Community. Education. Equality Virginia https://www.equalityvirginia.org/about-ev/who-we-are/ Equality Virginia is the leading advocacy organization in Virginia seeking equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. ​​ Magic DC https://thedccenter.org/organizations/listing/magic-dc MAGIC DC (Metro Area Gender Identity Connection of Washington DC) is a peer support group for Transsexual, Gender Queer and other Gender Identity Questioning people living in the greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area. Active for over 25 years, we discuss everything from philosophy and feelings to practical matters such as legal issues and medical problems and solutions. PFLAG Loudoun https://www.facebook.com/PFLAGLoudoun/ PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. With over 400 chapters and 200,000 members and supporters crossing multiple generations of families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas across America, PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed. Transgender Education of Greater Washington http://www.tgeagw.org/ This is a peer-facilitated transgender support and community building group, open to those in gender transition, considering the possibility, who have completed transition, and open to anyone anywere along the gender spectrum. Significant others, friends, family, and allies are welcome. For more information email: finalfridaysloudoun@gmail.com Women Out West https://www.meetup.com/WomenOutWest/ This meetup group is for gay women (couples or singles) who would enjoy getting together for dinner, potlucks, trips to wineries, hikes, etc.. If you live outside of the city and would like to meet other women without having to trek to DC, then this is the group for you!




Medical & Physical Health


The following list was provided by LGBTQ+ community members of affirming medical health and pediatric providers in our region.

  • ​​Dr. Casey
    • Pediatric Gynecologist, Children’s National
    • Fairfax, VA ​
  • Dr. Lauren Damle
    • Falls Church, VA
  • ​​Beverly Fischer, M.D.
    • beverly@beverlyfischer.com
    • Timonium, MD​​
  • Victoria Pierce
    • Ashburn Pediatrics
  • ​​Dr. Elyse Pine-Twadell
    • Pediatric Endocrinologist,Chase Brexton
    • Baltimore, MD
  • ​Carole Smarth
    • Pediatrician
    • Leesburg, VA
  • Dr. Kimberly Hermann
    • Whitman Walker Health
    • Washington DC




Other Resources


Businesses

  • Equality Means Business
    • https://virginiafairness.org/equality-means-business-2/emb-online-directory-2/
College Scholarships
  • Leauge Foundation
    • https://www.leaguefoundation.org/
  • SMYAL
    • https://smyal.org/youth/youth-leadership-award/
  • Human Rights Campaign
    • https://www.hrc.org/scholarship-database/c/virginia

Conferences
  • Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit
    • http://www.equalityvirginia.org/ties/​
  • Gender Conference East
  • http://www.genderconferenceeast.org/
Training Programs
  • Side by Side
    • http://www.sidebysideva.org/trainingshttps://issuu.com/veanea/docs/lgbtq-toolkit-2feb2018-1
  • Virginia Education Association
    • https://issuu.com/veanea/docs/lgbtq-toolkit-2feb2018-1




Hopsitals & Medical Centers


  • ​​Chase Brexton
    • https://www.chasebrexton.org/our-services/lgbt-health-resource-center
    • LGBT Health Resource Center
    • Baltimore, MD
  • Children’s National Medical Center
    • https://childrensnational.org/departments/gender-and-gender-identity-development-program
    • Washington, DC
  • UVA Children’s Hospital
    • https://uvahealth.com/locations/profile/teen-and-young-adult-health-center
    • Transgender Health Clinic (for youth ages 11-26), Dr. David Repaske, Chair of Pediatric Endocrinology
    • Charlottesville, VA
  • Whitman-Walker Health
    • https://www.whitman-walker.org/
    • “Health and wellness today is so much more than just a doctor’s visit. It’s being seen and treated for the person you are. At Whitman-Walker, care is more than prescriptions and doctor visits. Our care considers the whole you.”
    • Health and legal services for the LGBT community. Washington, D.C.




Allied Faith Communities


  • LGBT-welcoming faith communities in Virginia: https://www.equalityvirginia.org/resources/faith-communities/
In Loudoun: Christ the Servant Lutheran Church 2320 Hunters Woods Plaza in Reston www.christserves.org Unitarian Universalit Church of Loudoun 20460 Gleedsville Rd., Leesburg, VA 20175 http://uuloudoun.org/