FEMALE-TO-MALE INTERNATIONAL INC
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Health
Location: 740A-14th St. #216 San Francisco CA 94114 USA
Programs: Our membership includes over 300 members in our FTMI San Francisco Lou Sullivan Chapter, providing 148 support meetings in 2006 serving bay area FTMs and their families. We have been holding support and information meetings in San Francisco since December 1986. FTMI chapters in other cities provide educational activities, support meetings, information, networking and referral services. We have been publishing our quarterly newsletter since September 1987, and also publish the FTMI Yellow Pages resource directory, the FTMI CD The Story of a Trans Man and the Men of FTM International Calendar. We have provided hundreds of educational presentations, panels, workshops in the Bay Area, California, other US cities and cities around the world and have been featured in numerous documentaries on television, film and radio as well as major magazines and newspapers. and provide extensive public education on the transgender community. Our website is one of the most widely referenced sources on the transgender community on the internet and is cited regularly in scholarly papers and professional journal articles and is continuously updated. We have sponsored ground-breaking research in the transgender community such as Assessing the Needs of Female-to-Male Transgendered People of Color and their Partners (2004) and served as the community sponsor of the Transgender Law Center and numerous publications in the field of transgender law and civil rights. We continue to innovate important new publications and research on an ongoing basis.
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When our granddaughter felt that she had no reason to live, she called the FTMI 24/7 hotline and she got the help she needed. She started attending the local FTMI support group and now she is hopeful about her future. Thank you FTMI!
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My granddaughter was so unhappy. She didn't fit in and became so depressed she was in danger of suicide! That's when my daughter started taking her to a therapist. The therapist suggested we call Female-To-Male International, Inc. for help. We found so much helpful information for my granddaughter on their website www.FTMI.org and also stories there about families like ours and a link to FTMI-AFLOAT, their family support group.
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I pray that FTMI continues to grow so that even more cities around the US and Canada can have local chapters with support groups.