There are many individuals and organizations with exceptional causes and educational resources I’d like to signal boost here. These are all organizations/people or individuals I’ve personally found helpful in educating myself, or organizations/people I love and respect. If you’re looking for education, community, a place to donate, or to hire a consultant – this list is a great place to start.
Southern Birth Justice – Birth Justice 101 workshops and more
Pidgeon Pagonis – Intersex activist, director, consultant.
Elephant Circle – A birth justice organization offering legal services, coaching and consulting, training and research, workshops and webinars, and more.
ADAPT – A national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists
Michele James-Parham – Midwife, herbalist, educator. Inclusivity consulting.
Lydia X. Z. Brown – disability justice advocate, organizer, and writer.
HEARD – Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf
Milk Junkies – Trevor McDonald’s blog on breastfeeding and parenting from a transgender perspective.
Anti-Oppression LibGuide: Anti-oppression resources – This guide attempts to provide general information and a starting point to learn about anti-oppression, inclusion, and privilege, as well as provide knowledge and resources to key social justice issues.
Crutches and Spice – Imani Barbarin is a writer and disability activist who writes from the perspective of a black woman with Cerebral Palsy. Hire her for content creation, social media branding and marketing, and more.
Queer and Transgender Midwives Association – created for midwives and student midwives who identify as LGBTQIA2S+.
Brazen – Trans Women Safer Sex Guide – A comprehensive safer sex guide for women or femme identifying folks who were assigned male at birth and their sex partners.
Mamatoto Village – a perinatal family support organization offering community health worker training and more.
Let’s Get By Together (Queer Incorporated Association) – A non-profit organization with fundraisers, educational resources and tools – founded by Aaron Ansuini, an autistic, transgender, disabled artist and content creator.
Aaron Ansuini – Youtube content creator with educational videos on transgender issues, disability and mental health, autism, ADHD, asexuality, and more.
Annie Elainey – Youtube content creator and activist Annie Segarra makes educational videos on Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, body image, gender, race, LGBTQIA+, disability, chronic illness, and mental health.
Jessica Kellgren-Fozard – Youtube content creator with educational videos on deafness, disability, chronic illness, and LGBT+ awareness.
Commonsense Childbirth: The JJ Way – community based program to reduce racial disparities in maternal care. Offers training, resources, and more.