Resources for Trans and Non-Binary Folks

Overview: Here you can find gender affirming medical, mental health, social, advocacy and activism groups that are in the area and online.

A Little History: This list was created by Dr. Lauren Jensen, Dr. Lore LeMaster, Dr. Zachary DuBois, and Rusty Rust in collaboration with Student Health Services (SHS) in 2017. It has been updated by SHS case manager, Kristen Hutchcroft each year until 2021 when Dr. Lauren Jensen took over updates in collaboration with TAC.   

Gender Affirming Resources (August 2021)

Below are select resources from the file above. Please let us know if there are resources you do not see or would like added to the list.

All-Gender Restroom Map
Updating Campus Records

Using an Affirmed Name On-Campus

For issues related to updating your campus email contact

Campus Legal Name Change

Updating Pronouns

  • For Students:
  • For Faculty & Staff: There is currently no way to update pronouns in the system. However, you are able to include your pronouns in your Outlook signature so that others know your pronouns.

For issues related to updating your campus email contact

Updating Pronouns on Zoom

  • You can update your Zoom pronouns to show automatically so that you don't have to update every time you log in. You can find instructions on their website.

Update Email

  • For Students: Email will be updated to reflect updates to first name within 24-48 hours. If this does not occur, you can contact the Technology Help Desk and they will assist you.
  • For Faculty & Staff: Email will be updated to reflect updates to your name within 24-48 hours. If this does not occur, you can use these steps to do so manually.

Lasted updated 11/19/21 nt

Medical Resources - On Campus

Student Health Services

Trans Care Team, Counseling & Psychological Services

The CSULB Counseling and Psychological Services Trans Care Team is committed to providing affirming care to transgender and gender diverse students at CSULB. Our aim is to facilitate and advocate for access to trans affirming care within CAPS and on the CSULB campus that supports the mental wellness and academic success of our trans and gender diverse students.

updated 2.23.22 sdm

Medical Resources - Off Campus

APLA Health

  • Free and low cost primary medical care, dental, behavioral health, HRT, PrEP counseling and management, HIV prevention services, and health insurance enrollment assistance.
  • Address: 1043 Elm Ave, Suite 302, Long Beach, CA 90813
  • Phone Number: (562) 247-7740
  • APLA Health Website 

Transgender Health Care at Los Angeles LGBT Center

  • Trans-specific comprehensive primary health care, HRT, pre-post surgical care, Transgender Support and Empowerment, Trans* Lounge.
  • Address: 1625 N Schrader Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Phone Number: (323) 993-7500
  • LA LGBT Center Website 

Family Medicine Transgender Clinic (Wednesday Afternoons)

  • Provides care specifically to the transgender and non-binary community of Long Beach. Wide range of services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, primary care, preventative care and medical screenings. They see all patients regardless of insurance type or ability to pay, and work with patients to find health care coverage if needed. Open every Wednesday afternoon, call to make an appointment.
  • Address: MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806
  • Phone Number: (562) 933-0050
  • Memorial Care Transgender Clinic Website 

MemorialCare - Odrin Castillo, DO and the Trans Care Team (trans health, does HRT)

  • Languages: English, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Address: Memorial Care Medical Group, 2110 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90815
  • Phone Number: (562) 346-2222 (use this number to schedule an appt)
  • Odrin Castillo, DO Website (for more information)

St. John's Well Child and Family Center - Transgender Health Program

  • Trans-specific services including HRT and referrals for gender affirming services, primary and preventive care, medical, dental, and pharmacy, behavioral and mental health care. individual, family counseling and support groups.
  • Undocumented okay, Medi-cal, private insurance and sliding scale
  • Address: 808 w. 58TH Street Los Angeles, CA 90037
  • Contact: Rizi Timane, LCSW, PhD. Transgender Health Program Manager
  • Phone Number: (323) 541-1600 ext. 1068
  • Transgender Health Program Website

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach (no HRT)

  • Trans Services - Health and Wellness support groups
  • Address: 2017 E. 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90814
  • Phone Number: (562) 434-4455
  • The Center LB Website

Last updated 8/31/21 nt

Legal Resources

Changing Identity Documents

CA GOV Websites

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach Legal Services (free)

  • Volunteer attorneys will provide guidance in filling out California court paperwork for name and/or gender change and fee waivers. Paperwork will be pre-printed for you to fill out. Call to register.
  • Address: 2017 E. 4th street Long Beach, CA 90814
  • Email:
  • Phone Number: (562) 434-4455
  • The Center LB Website 

National Center for Transgender Equality - Legal Name and Birth Certificate Change

  • Welcome to our one-stop hub for name and gender change information. Find out how to get a legal name change where you live and update your name/gender on state and federal IDs and records.
  • Transequality CA Documents Website 

Transgender Law Center

  • Information on changing ID documents in California. It includes sample letters that a physician would need to write for a gender marker change.
  • Transgender Law Center Website 

Last Updated 8/31/21 nt

Social - On Campus

Transgender Empowerment & Advocacy (Student Organization)

  •  Transgender Empowerment & Advocacy is an inclusive space specifically for CSULB students that are transgender, non-binary, gender-nonconforming, genderqueer, questioning, or anyone else along those spectrums.
  • CSULB TEA Website
  • Instagram: @CSULBTEA
  • Sign-up Website

Rainbow Cafe

  •  Rainbow Cafe is a virtual drop-in space hosted by CAPS for Long Beach State students who identify with the LGBTQIAP+ community and those who are looking for a place to explore their sexual, gender, and/or romantic identities. It is not a therapy group but is a place to connect with other students and feel supported. You are not required to join the Zoom meeting every week and it is okay to arrive late and/or leave early. If you do join late, you will be asked to introduce yourself once there is a natural break in the conversation. Rainbow Cafe does not meet during finals week, school breaks, campus holidays, or summer. To request disability-related accommodations to participate, please contact the Bob Murphy Access Center at 562.985.5401 or at
  • Fall 2021 Schedule

Last Updated 9/20/21 nt

Social - Off Campus

TG Rainbow Support Group

  • An all-inclusive transgender support group which provides support to anyone who is transgender, a family member or spouse, friend, ally, or just wants to understand. 
  • March 25 Media Website

Last Updated 9/20/21 nt

Affiliated Campus Committees

The Queer and Trans Faculty and Staff Association (QTFSA)

  • The mission of the Queer and Trans FSA (QTFSA) is to facilitate community-building, resource development, and advocacy for all faculty and staff members of our (a)gender, (a)sexual, and (a)romantic communities. We see gender, sexual, racial, and economic justice as intertwined, and are committed to pursuing intersectional approaches to recruitment, retention, professional development, and all other aspects of campus life. Through this supportive structure, we seek to provide a foundation that empowers professionals and students on our campus to achieve their goals.
  • If folks are interested or have questions, email Dr. Shae Miller.
  • About Faculty & Staff Affinity Groups

Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer + Campus Climate Committee (LGBTQIA+CCC)

  • The mission of the LGBTQIA+CCC  is to collaborate with all segments of the University to recruit, retain, and promote the success of LGBTIQ+ students, staff, faculty, and administrators. The CLGBTIQ+CC also supports educational programs that promote increased understanding of LGBTIQ+ and other diversity issues for all students in preparation for careers in diverse settings. Through active partnerships with other cultural groups and organizations on campus, the CLGBTIQ+CC upholds the University’s commitment to diversity and global engagement through advocacy on behalf of all groups historically marginalized by society. 
  • LGBTQIA+CCC Website
  • Instagram: @csulb_lgbtqia
  • Contact:

Last updated 11/21/21 nt

Last Updated 9/20/21 nt