Los Angeles transgender resources

Below are a few notable L.A. area resources. These are for informational purposes only and do not necessarily imply an endorsement.

Medical resources

Los Angeles LGBT Center (lalgbtcenter.org)

  • Trans* Lounge (translounge.org)
  • Trans health services at a reasonable cost, based on need.
  • I give classes here now and then.

Richard S. Horowitz, M.D., F.A.C.P. (richardhorowitzmd.com)

  • Dr. Horowitz is generally well-regarded.

Dr. Jim Ye (bheg.org)

Trans Needle Exchange (transneedles.org)

Financial and legal resources

Trans Defense Fund Los Angeles (transdefensefundla.org)

Unique Women’s Coalition (UWC) (theuwc.org)

TransLatin@ Coalition (translatinacoalition.org)


Rosalyne Blumenstein, LCSW (rosalyneblumensteinlcsw.com)

Dr Z PhD (drzphd.com)

Follow Your Compass Therapy (followyourcompasstherapy.com)

  • Jessica Silsby, PsyD
  • Jessica Ulmer, PsyD
  • Tamara Sharifov, LCSW

Christine Milrod, PhD, LMFT (sexandlifecoaching.com)

  • Longtime community supporter with helpful resources.

Gender Wellness of Los Angeles (genwell.org)

Heather Brewer, LMFT (heatherbrewermft.com)

Helen E. Hill LMFT (new-gallery-of-art.com)

Los Angeles Gender Center (LAGC) (lagendercenter.org)

Southern California Transgender Counseling (transgendercounseling.com)

Van Ness Recovery House (vannessrecoveryhouse.com)

Los Angeles Sex Therapy: Mou Wilson, LMFT (lasextherapist.com)

Alexander Yoo, MA (alexanderyoo.com)

Orange County & Long Beach:

Laura Caghan, PsyD, PsyD (drlauracaghan.com)

Marnee Reiley (youroctherapist.com)

Patricia Wojdowski, L.C.S.W. (gendercounseling.com)

Beach Cities LGBT Therapy: Linda K. Reeves, LMFT (beachcitieslgbt.com)

Hair removal

Layla’s Electrolysis and Skin Care (laylas-electrolysis.com)

Sabrena Smith & Associates (sabrenasmith.com)

Zap! Electrolysis (zapahair.com)

Descanso Electrolysis (descansoelectrolysis.com)

ElectroYogi Electrolysis (electroyogielectrolysis.com)

Flash Electrology (flashelectrology.com)


The Voice Stylist (thevoicestylist.com)

General support

Equality California (eqca.org)

TG Rainbow (mach25media.com/tgr.html)

Being Me Orange County (beingme-oc.org)

The LGBT Center OC (lgbtcenteroc.org)

See also

California transgender resources