Resources for Trans Students

In addition to our resource guides to the right, trans students can find community support through these campus organizations:


MSU’s registered student organization that centers trans and/or nonbinary undergraduate students. TransAction aims to be a resource for trans students at MSUTransAction, and we welcome the beautiful trans community at MSU through serious discussions, light-hearted events, and advocacy work. To meet people and find out when/where our weekly meetings are, please join our Discord! (Alternatively, email us to be put on our email list!) To find out more or connect with an E-Board member anonymously, visit our website and use the "let's chat" function!



A campus-wide caucus which seeks to build a sense of community among MSU students who are transgender, nonbinary, and/or gender non-conforming, as well as to defend their rights and advocate for their specific social, educational, and cultural needs. These students often face harassment, hostility, and discrimination in every area of their lives, including when interacting with the university. A supportive network will help combat the transphobia, cissexism, transmisogyny, and isolation that these students frequently experience.

Students can also find online support through these outside resources:

Useful Links

  • Family Acceptance Project
    • The Family Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education, and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for LGBT children and youth.
  • Trans Youth Family & Allies (TYFA)
    • A wealth of resources for parents and youth, including a discussion group for parents and educational programs, among other resources.
  • Transgender Michigan (TGMI)
    • Transgender Michigan’s primary mission is to provide advocacy, support, and education while serving to create coalitions in the state of Michigan to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities.
  • Transgender Visibility Guide
    • A guide designed by the Human Rights Campaign about being yourself and connecting with loved ones.
  • TransHealth
    • Health and fitness for transgender and transsexual people by transgender and transsexual people.
  • Transgender Support Groups
    • A world-wide list of transgender support groups.

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