So you want to take action to #ProtectTransWomen, but don't know where to plug in, or don't know the first thing about organizing an action? Below is what we like to call our Digital Toolbox. You'll find a lengthy list of LGBTQ organizations across the country fighting for liberation for all, a list of resources to guide you through organizing an action, up-to-date guides & toolkits on protecting and defending your communities, powerful letters from trans youth and organizers, and much more.
Guides & Toolkits
Tips for Joining the Movement
Here are some tips on how to enter the ongoing movement—not just against a fascist president, but for the total transformation of our society, written by rad fag.
Your Guide to Community Defense Zones
Created by Mijente, this document lays out a roadmap for setting up Community Defense Zone campaigns in local communities.
Expanding Sanctuary Policy Solutions
A crowdsourced, "living" guide to how cities across the country are defining and expanding sanctuary for all in real-time.
Black Immigration Network Detainee Support Toolkit
Download this guide to understand more about how to locate immigrants in detention for family members and visits, and an introduction on how to create a visitation initiative. Available in both English & Spanish. Created by the Black Alliance for Just Immigration.
What to do Instead of Calling the Police
A community compilation google doc on alternatives to calling the police. No longer editable but has tons of great resources.
Transgender Rights Toolkit
Created by Lambda Legal, This toolkit is meant to be a resource and advocacy tool designed to educate and empower a community often left outside the walls of power.
LGBTQ Southerners Rights Toolkit
A toolkit on LGBTQ rights in the south, according to region, by the Campaign for Southern Equality.
Guide to Street Safety & Preserving Your Rights with Police
Know your rights with the police and stay safe on the streets! Created by BreakOUT! #GetYrRights
SURJ Pride Action Kit
If your local Pride organizers have been indifferent, insensitive or hostile to including issues of racial injustice, take action! Created by Showing Up For Racial Justice.
Statements & Letters
How to Reimagine the World: Collaborative Principles for Artists & Social Justice Organizers
These principles have emerged over the past five years through collaborations between Forward Together, CultureStrike, Micah Bazant and many other socially-engaged artists across the country.
Letter from trans youth: We will continue to show up for each other
This statement was written by the National TRUTH Council, which leads Transgender Law Center and GSA Network’s trans youth program, TRUTH.
#TurnUp4TT: A Public Statement from the Organizers
On September 11, 2016 TT Saffore, a young, Black, trans woman was found murdered in a park on Chicago’s West Side. Today, a coalition of Black, trans and gender-nonconforming community members organized a vigil and marched in the Lakeview neighborhood to honor her death. This is their public statement.
Movement for Black Lives Platform
More than 50 organizations representing thousands of Black people from across the country put together a platform for liberation with a common vision and agenda.
Compiled March, 2017. Constantly Updated! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to see something added!