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(*Note: this list of ordinances has been updated as of May 2016)
 
Abington Township, (Code of the Township of Abington, Ordinance No. 2029) (2012)
 
Allegheny County (Allegheny County Code of Ordinances, Ordinance No. 26-09-OR) (2009); 
 
Allentown City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown § 181) (2002); 

Ambler Borough (awaiting citation) (enacted May 17, 2016, effective August 15, 2016);

Bethlehem City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Bethlehem No. More...

Each year Mazzoni Center's Trans Care Program staff produces a revised edition of the Philadelphia Trans Resource Guide. We strive to locate trans-friendly and affirming services for our clients and we hope that this collection of resources will be useful for you on your journey. 

We welcome feedback on this guide and hope that as you come across providers who are friendly and accessible that you will share that information with us so we can add it to this community guide. This is a dynamic document, always being amended and changed. Please also let us know if you find out More...

Legal Assistance

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania

A nonprofit, public-interest law firm providing free legal assistance to people with HIV/AIDS and those affected by the epidemic.  Contact: 215-587-9377 More...

The Philadelphia-area crisis hotline number is 215-686-4420, and they are available 24/7. If you are out of the area, the National Crisis Hotline is 1-800-273-8255. More...

This 22-page handbook, which was written and produced by Mazzoni Center's education staff in conjunction with students in our Ally Safe Schools program, offers advice and inspiration for students, faculty, or parents interested in forming a Gay (or Queer) Straight Alliance in their local school.  Building a Fierce GSA is aimed at anyone who shares our commitment to working with and empowering youth. More...

A guide for supporting transgender students in K-12 schools. More...