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Every Organization on this list is an organization we have deemed friendly to our community. There are however, varying levels of trans expertise. We have given each of the resources a score that reflects their knowledge, ally-ship and friendliness to the trans community.
- ♥: Trans-Friendly: They accept trans clients and are friendly, but might not be fully educated on trans topics.
- ♥♥: Trans-Competent: These organizations are knowledgeable on trans topics and will likely use the most up to date terminology and are respectful.
- ♥♥♥: Trans-Ally: These organizations are given our highest score, because they are not only trans-friendly and competent, they have considered trans people in every aspect of their organization.
If you know of a resource that is transgender friendly which should be included on this page or if you have a bad experience with anyone listed, please let us know!
NWA Equality organizes a variety of activities for the LGBTQ community and their allies. They also provide peer-support groups for the trans community as well as provides support for the Transgender Equality Network.
PFLAG has an extensive catalog of resources for LGBTQ+ people and their allies. They have booklets on trans topics as well as peer support groups. They have a local chapter.
The transgender law center has extensive resources for the trans community, especially in regards to the law. They also have up to date state-by-state overviews on topics such as gender and name change laws.
National Center for Transgender Equality ♥♥♥
The National Center for Transgender Equality has extensive resources nationwide for trans people. They also have a one stop shop for guiding you through the process of changing your gender and name. This link takes you to the Arkansas portion of their site.
HRC keeps an up to date page on local trans issues in Arkansas. They also breakdown Arkansas's stances on transgender issues along with a blog.
Arkansas Transgender Equity Collaboration aims to advance equality, justice and inclusiveness for transgender and gender non-conforming Arkansans through a statewide trans-led organization. Ultimately, improving the lives of all transgender & gender non-binary Arkansans.
Vector Health and Wellness ♥♥♥
Vector Health is a Fayetteville-based LGBTQ health clinic. They provide primary care, specialized care such as informed-consent hormone therapy for transgender people and STI treatment and testing. We highly recommend them.
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks ♥♥
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks seeks to promote the health, welfare, and dignity of LGBT Veterans and their families. Their policies and practices focus on ensuring a safe, welcoming, and affirmative environment of care for LGBT Veterans.
Hair Removal Resources:
Northwest Arkansas Electrolysis ♥♥♥
NWA Electrolysis has the only certified electrologist in NWA. She has extensive experience working with trans clients.
ANEW Image Studio has an experienced laser technician with decent experience working with trans clients. We know a few trans people who had facial work done here and they had a great experience.
Mental Health Resources:
Kimberly Elizabeth Winbery ♥♥♥
Kimberly has over 20 years of counseling experience.
She has extensive experience with Gender Identity, Depression/Mood Disorders, LGBTQ+ issues, and ADHD in adults. She is located in downtown Fayetteville.
Dr. Suzanne Yee ♥♥♥
Dr. Suzanne Yee is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon in Little Rock, AR, who offers a wide variety of surgical and non-invasive treatments such as cosmetic/plastic surgery, breast implants, BBL, facial surgeries, and laser hair removal. Dr. Yee is affiliated with several prestigious organizations. She is experienced in working with transgender clients. She works out of Little Rock.
Dr. J. Alex Kelamis ♥♥
Dr. Kelamis, a board certified plastic surgeon. He has experience with top surgery for trans men.