Trans+ Resources

California State University, Dominguez Hills is committed to ensuring equal access to educational and employment opportunities for all students and employees, including transgender, gender non-confirming, gender non-binary, genderqueer, and trans+ people of other gender identities.

CSUDH students may select a chosen or preferred name by following the steps listed on the CSUDH Registrar’s Office Page. For assistance with changing your name as a CSUDH employee, please contact the Title IX Officer, Elizabeth Schrock.

Discrimination and harassment on the basis of gender, including sex, gender identity, and gender expression are prohibited on our campus. Complaints of discrimination or harassment on the basis of gender, sex, gender identity, and gender expression, can be reported to the Title IX Officer, Elizabeth Schrock. Please see additional information below:

On-campus resources for the trans+ community at CSUDH:

CSUDH Queer Culture & Resource Center

The Center holds events and coordinates services for the LGBTQIA2+ community at CSUDH. Follow @csudh_lgbtqia2 on Instagram or email Karama Blackhorn, Resource Coordinator, at kblackhorn@csudh.edu for more information.

T-Time (LGBTQIA+ Support Group for CSUDH Students)

T-Time is a weekly safe space for LBBTQIA+ to come together, share their stories, and support one another in a confidential environment, led by our psychologist, Dr. Sergio Mancilla.

Location: Student Health & Psychological Services, Room A-107
Time: Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m.

Equality Club (LGBTQIA2+ student organization at CSUDH)

The Equality Club’s mission is to create a safe and welcoming environment at CSUDH for LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty and their allies through weekly meetings, discussion, scholarship, and advocacy. Follow @equalitylgbtq on Instagram for more information or find them on ToroLink.

Location: SAC 3148
Time: Every other Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

Safe Space Committee

The Safe Space Committee is a group of faculty, staff, and administrators that provide LGBTQIA2+ safe space training to CSUDH. For information, contact Chaun Ares.

Student Psychological Services

Student Psychological Services provides free individual and group therapy for students in the Student Health and Psychological Services building. To schedule an appointment, please call (310) 243-3818.

Off-campus resources:

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach serves over 25,000 people a year and include an array of services including support groups, workshops and seminars, youth services, free HIV & STI testing, legal assistance, domestic violence services, employment referrals, mental health counseling, cultural and social activities (including the QFilm Festival), and educational forums.

Website: https://www.centerlb.org/

South Bay LGBT Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bi & Transgender Community Organization's mission is to provide a focal point for the members of our community in the South Bay for education, social interaction, personal growth, and political power, and to foster public understanding of our community.

Website: http://southbaycenter.wixsite.com/southbaylgbtcenter

The Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Los Angeles LGBT Center provides services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services, and global advocacy that include health, social services and housing, culture and education, leadership, and advocacy.

Website: https://lalgbtcenter.org/

Trans Wellness Center

The recently opened Trans Wellness Center provides comprehensive resources and services to transgender and non-binary people. The 3,000-square-foot TWC is the first-of-its-kind center in the United States, with six local organizations joining forces to create this new home for wellness. The organizations include the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team, Bienestar, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Friends Community Center, Translatin@ Coalition, and the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Website: https://mytranswellness.org/

Los Angeles Gender Center

The Los Angeles Gender Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides referrals to a network of highly trained psychologists, marriage/family therapists, clinical sexologists, and clinical social workers who have an expertise in working with the gender non-conforming and transgender communities and their families.

Website: https://www.lagendercenter.org/

St. John’s Transgender Health and Wellness Center

The St. John’s Transgender Health and Wellness Center provides comprehensive transgender health services in a safe and welcoming environment. Services include hormone replacement therapy, assistance with name/gender change, HIV testing, counseling and treatment, health insurance enrollment, and case management/referral services.

Website: http://www.wellchild.org/transgender-health-program/

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid.

Website: https://www.translifeline.org/