Advocacy & Legal Issues

Advocacy means supporting an individual or a group in getting what they need. Sometimes advocacy involves providing support or resources so a person can better assert their rights, think things through, decide on a course of action, or otherwise solve the problem. Sometimes advocacy involves working on behalf of an individual or a group to defend their rights, negotiate a solution to a particular problem, or try to change the way a system works.

Who can be an advocate?

On the Who Can Be An Advocate? page, find descriptions of different types of advocacy, including self-advocacy.

Advocacy tips

Get advocacy tips on how to be an organized and informed advocate for trans people.

Legal issues

Information on legal issues such as human right complaints and accessing legal services.