District of Columbia transgender resources


National Center for Transgender Equality (transequality.org)

Human Rights Campaign (hrc.org)

Williams Institute (williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)

Washington, DC Office of Human Rights (dc.gov)


Casa Ruby (casaruby.org)

  • Healthcare, housing, and social services

The DC Center (thedccenter.org)

  • Health, culture, support, and advocacy

DC Trans Coalition (dctranscoalition.wordpress.com)

  • Resource lists and local information

Whitman-Walker Health (whitman-walker.org)

World Professional Association of Transgender Health (wpath.org)


Children’s National Medical Center (childrensnational.org)

Name change

The District of Columbia Superior Court Family Court – Domestic Relations Branch accepts filings for name changes and other documents.

District of Columbia Courts (dccourts.gov)

District of Columbia law

SCR 205 DC Code 16-2501 and 2503