A range of additional internal and external services are available to students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors to accommodate the university community's needs. It is important to note that these lists are not exhaustive, and we continually work on updating this list of resources.

Campus Support, Resources and Reporting


TU will provide reasonable accommodation(s) upon request to otherwise qualified employees and students as required by law to ensure equal access to university employment, educational opportunities, programs, services and activities in the most integrated setting, to the extent such accommodation(s) do not impose an undue hardship on the university, constitute a fundamental alteration to a program or compromise academic integrity.

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All-Gender Restrooms

Explore the various sections of campus to find an all-gender bathroom near you. This list is always being updated as new buildings come online and as old buildings are retrofitted with new all-gender bathrooms.

  • NOTE: Some bathrooms have limited access as a result of being located in offices or residence halls.

Please refer to the  Interactive Campus Map  to find building locations and directions for each of the specified physical accommodations and accessible spaces. 

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center  provides transgender/non-binary affirming counseling to students who would like confidential support. They offer short term counseling and are able to provide referrals to trans/non-binary-friendly therapists in the local area (including those on a sliding scale).

  • Call 410-704-2512 to schedule a same day first appointment.

If you have insurance through TU, you must go to the Counseling Center first and be referred by them to an off-campus therapist in order for the insurance to apply to the off-campus therapist. For more information about TU Student Health Insurance.

Gender Discrimination and Title IX

We are part of a campus-wide team of professionals and departments respond to and support survivors of sexual assault. We endeavor to foster a climate free from sexual misconduct through training, education, prevention programs and through policies and procedures that encourage prompt reporting, prohibit retaliation, and promote timely, fair and impartial investigation and resolution of sexual misconduct cases in a manner that eliminates the sexual misconduct, prevents its recurrence and addresses its effects.

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Gender Inclusive Housing Options

Gender Inclusive Housing is an inclusive, voluntary housing option where students can be assigned to live in the same room with any other student regardless of sex, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.

Contact  Housing and Residence Life (HRL)  by calling 410-704-2516 for more information.

Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents

TU is dedicated to creating a diverse space where all feel welcomed and to strengthening our efforts to fight hate and bigotry. We continue to develop our response and prevention efforts to best meet the needs of our diverse community. All reports and incidents of hate or bias are taken seriously with a focus on providing support to affected parties. We ask that all members of our community embrace the challenge of speaking up and seeking help in the face of hate and bias.

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Menstrual Health Product Distribution

The CSD provides menstrual health products (sanitary wipes, liners, pads, tampons) for all menstruators at no cost to the individual. Stop by our office to utilize this resource.

Name, Pronoun, Gender Identity and Sex Marker Change

Resources are available to TU students, faculty and staff regarding Gender Identity and Pronouns as well as how to select and update their Chosen and Preferred Name, Pronoun and Gender Identity.

Contact the Office of Inclusion and Institutional Equity by calling 410-704-0203 or by emailing   for more information.

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Rainbow Lounge

The Rainbow Lounge, located in room 343 on the 3rd floor of the University Union in the CSD, is a space for LGBTQIA+ students and allies. It is a great place to meet and hang out with other LGBTQIA+ people in an accepting and welcoming atmosphere. The lounge contains many LGBTQIA+ resources such as books, magazines and movies.

It is typically open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday through Friday.

We are excited for you to explore our new space!

Transgender, Nonbinary, Gender Expansive and Nonconforming on Campus Guide

In collaboration with campus and community partners, the CSD strives to create an inclusive and educated campus community where transgender, nonbinary, gender expansive and nonconforming students are welcome, supported, valued and engaged.

Community Resources

Support Groups

In, Out and In-Between

In, Out and In-Between meets on Fridays at 1 pm. and is for all LGBTQIA+ students — whether out, questioning, or unsure — to discuss and explore aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity in a safe space.

2STN Support Group

The 2STN Support Group meets on Fridays at 3 p.m. and is specific to Two Spirit, Transgender and Nonbinary students to build community and share issues regarding gender identity.

Call the Counseling Center at 410-704-2512 to check on availability in these groups.

A social organization geared towards transgender, non-binary, and gender nonconforming individuals, as well as those that are affirming of non-binary identities. The goal of TransBaltimore is to provide a safe space for transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals to engage in informative discussions and affirming social interactions.

The group meets every other Monday from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in person at the Pride Center of Maryland, 2122 Maryland Ave, Baltimore.

There are also virtual meetings every week. Contact Devine Bey at 443-703-6749 or for more information.

T4T (Trans for Trans) is an online space for peer-to-peer support weekly meetings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays.

These groups are for trans Marylanders 18+. Trans means that the gender assignment when you were born is no longer accurate for you. Nonbinary and agender folks are warmly welcome in this space.

Fill out an Intake Form to participate in the online Zoom (free) group meetings.

Sponsored by Black Transmen Inc, the Akanni support group provides a safe, respectful, confidential environment open to transmen of all stages of transition. The group meets every first and third Wednesday online.

Based in Baltimore, the Baltimore Nonbinary Gender Support Community is for nonbinary individuals offering various events monthly.

State and Local Non-Discrimination Policies

Baltimore City Non-Discrimination Policy

Council Bill 02-0857, signed into law on December 6, 2002, prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or gender expression in the areas of housing, employment, and public accommodations in Baltimore City.

Maryland Non-Discrimination Policy

Maryland State Law does not currently include “gender identity” as a protected class and on a state level discrimination on the basis of gender identity is not prohibited.

Gender Affirming Care

An “informed consent model” is one in which medical providers explain risks and benefits of hormone treatment and receives the person’s consent rather than needing approval from a mental health provider. A letter from a mental health provider and MD is still needed for surgical procedures.

Gender Affirming Care Providers

Planned Parenthood of Maryland offers gender affirming healthcare, including hormone therapy for individuals aged 16 and older (Parental/guardian consent required for those younger than18 years); resources and referrals for primary care, mental health, surgery, dental care, legal services, electrolysis and support groups; and sensitive sexual/reproductive health care and preventive screenings.

Telehealth appointments are available and can be scheduled by calling 410-576-1414.

Founded in 1978 as the gay health clinic at the GLCCB (now the Pride Center of Maryland), Chase Brexton Health Services is a provider of patient-centered interdisciplinary health care for diverse communities including those individuals who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender; HIV infected and affected; and all others who face barriers accessing quality health care.

Chase Brexton offers hormone treatments for transgender individuals looking to transition. They also offer a variety of other transgender specific services. Chase Brexton has multiple locations, including one in Baltimore and Randallstown.

Your Trans Care (YTC)  is a specialty program for transgender people 12 to 21 years old looking for excellent health care. YTC offers primary care and a range of unique services for transgender individuals and their friends, family and significant others. Our trans specific services include: free support provided by transgender peer navigators, access and management of hormone therapy and puberty blockers, trans affirming gynecological services, individual and group counseling for transgender people, customized support and guidance for families, friends, and partners of transgender clients, counseling, referrals, clinical letter of support, and coordination for gender affirming surgery, medical and non-medical case management, and transgender specific health education workshops and materials. More information can be found at their website.

The Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health offers comprehensive, evidence-based and affirming care for transgender youth and adults including non-surgical and surgical services that is in line with the standards of care set by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).

Located in Washington D.C., Whitman-Walker Health provides a safe, respectful and affirming environment that meets the needs of transgender and gender-nonconforming patients. They offer both medical care and mental and behavioral health services.

Sugar is a lesbian owned, women and trans-operated sexual education center and store. Sugar carries products for lesbian, gay, straight, transgender and all individuals looking to explore their sexuality. Sugar carries a variety of transgender specific products such as chest binders (a tank top type of clothing that restricts a person’s breast tissue for the appearance of a flat or masculine chest) and packers (artificial penises that can be worn in a person’s underwear or with a packer harness to create a male-looking and/or male-feeling bulge in one’s crotch). Sugar also offers a variety of sex education classes. Some of the past classes have focused on transgender sex and how to be comfortable sexually in a body that you do not identify with or feel comfortable in.

Sugar is located at 927 W. 36th St. on the Avenue in Hampden Baltimore, MD. For more information call 410-467-2632.

Trans/Nonbinary-Friendly Therapists

Bmore Liberated

Bmore Liberated is a collective of queer identified therapists whose passion lies in providing affirming and liberating mental health services for folks who may experience any and all forms of oppression.

Chase Brexton Health Care
Multiple locations
In network providers for some insurance

East Towson Psychological Services
920 Providence Road, Suite 101
Towson, MD 21286
In network providers for some insurance

Greater Baltimore Counseling Centers
List of LGBTQ affirming therapists
Baltimore, Lutherville Timonium
In network providers for some insurance

Reclaim and Rise
3600 Clipper Mill Road Suite 221
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
(410) 835 - 4696
Out of network billing

Sean Lare,  LCSW-C
6851 Oak Hall Lane
Suite 118
Columbia, Maryland 21045
(410) 695-6688
Out of network billing

Shawn V. MacDonald, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
4400 East West Highway, Suite 1028
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-358-6421
In network provider for some insurance

National Queer and Trans Therapist of Color Network
Search by address

Pro Bono Counseling Project
Located throughout Maryland
For uninsured and underinsured

Tosh Provancher, LCMFT
10 W Eager St 
Suite 303
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
(443) 569-7829
In network provider for some insurance

Psychology Today Therapist Finder
Search by address and issue

Digital Transgender Resource and Applications

Refuge Restrooms

Refuge Restrooms is a web application that seeks to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming individuals. Users can search for restrooms by proximity to a search location, add new restroom listings, as well as comment and rate existing listings.

Virtual Transgender Voice Training

Voice training can help transgender individuals feel closer to how they identify and reduce the stress and dysphoria they experience. The following resources are available for trans voice training on and offline. To learn more, review this article that summarizes and includes criticism of the effort.

Eva (Exceptional Voice App)

Eva (Exceptional Voice App) is a voice-training mobile app for transgender people. This app provides step-by-step lessons and courses for voice feminization.

Christella Voiceup

Christella Voiceup is an app for voice feminization through exercises and stage by stage lessons.


TransVoiceLessons is a website that offers free resources to sound more masculine, feminine, or androgynous.

Trans and Non Binary Services and Resources

Planned Parenthood offers a quick guide on how to come out.

Crisis Hotlines

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project operates the leading nationwide, around the clock suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth. Every day, the Trevor Project saves lives through its free and confidential helpline, its website and its educational services. For more information call 1-866-488-7386.

Transgender Pulse

Pulse provides support for transgender, genderqueer, intersex and androgynous. This chat room is a live support moderated chatroom for trans individuals. All full moderators of this chat have taken a youth suicide prevention course and are prepared to talk to and help suicidal individuals.

Additional Queer Services and Resources

The Pride Center of Maryland

The Pride Center of Maryland offers over 30 programs and services that reflect our dedication to ensuring Maryland’s sexual and gender minority community have equal access to care, services and a space where they can be their authentic selves. Each year, we serve thousands of Maryland residents in order to fulfill our commitment of uniting, empowering, and advocating on behalf of sexual and gender minorities of Baltimore and Central Maryland.

Chase Brexton Health Services

Baltimore OUTloud

AIDS Action Baltimore (AAB)

AIDS Action Baltimore (AAB) has been providing essential services to people with HIV/AIDS since 1987.

Baltimore Pride

Each year in June, PCOM kicks off Pride Month in celebration of Baltimore’s vibrant SGL community. Baltimore Pride has grown from a small rally of a dozen activists in 1975, to a cavalcade of diversity showcasing the energy, culture and experience of our SGM community to more than 30,000 revelers each year.

Safe Haven

The Safe Haven Shelter is a city wide shelter funded by HUD and administered by UMMS at which individuals with a history of homelessness and mental illness receive mental health services from any one of the city's mobile treatment teams. For more information call 410-732-1390.

The Maryland Trans Resilience Conference

The Maryland Trans Resilience Conference aims to build community and solidarity among transgender communities in Maryland and to offer opportunities for connections and capacity-building for trans people.