TAKE Resource Center

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I love you and will do all I can to make life a tad easier. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3100828313273761&id=531207313569220?sfnsn=mo
Proceeds from this $20 cocktail class will go to T.A.K.E. Help spread the word!
Merry Christmas Holidays to you all!! Keeping your mission in my daily prayers!
Such a great group of dedicated folks fighting the good fight for justice!
Join Us Monday @ 2pm @ TAKE Center ,for our Memorial Day Celebration, we will have food and drinks and also a healing space where Tran's women of color can get massages, or Tarot reading. Join us you wont wanna MISS IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Our Keynote Speaker will be the Outstanding Daroneshia Duncan-Boyd!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/638028666632343/

TAKE(Transgender Advocates Knowledgeable Empowering) provides supportive services for trans people of color to help improve their quality of life.

Operating as usual

Photos from TAKE Resource Center's post 04/16/2022

Photos from TAKE Resource Center's post

Photos from TAKE Resource Center's post 04/16/2022

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TAKE Resource Center updated their website address. 04/15/2022

TAKE Resource Center updated their website address.

TAKE Resource Center updated their website address.

Elliot Page’s character in “The Umbrella Academy” will also be transgender 04/15/2022

Elliot Page’s character in “The Umbrella Academy” will also be transgender

Elliot Page’s character in “The Umbrella Academy” will also be transgender Elliot Page's announcement highlights the streaming service's past mishandling of trans issues with comedian Dave Chappelle...

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Mom "forced" to leave Alabama as ban prohibits trans healthcare for son 04/14/2022

Mom "forced" to leave Alabama as ban prohibits trans healthcare for son

Mom "forced" to leave Alabama as ban prohibits trans healthcare for son Governor Kay Ivey has signed a bill that makes it an offence to prescribe trans hormone medications to teenagers.

After more than a decade of photographing queer kids on the journey of self-discovery, Lindsay Morris advises: ‘Let them lead the way’ - LGBTQ Nation Authentic Voices of Pride presented by Chevrolet 04/14/2022

After more than a decade of photographing queer kids on the journey of self-discovery, Lindsay Morris advises: ‘Let them lead the way’ - LGBTQ Nation Authentic Voices of Pride presented by Chevrolet

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Texas child welfare workers are quitting after being forced to investigate trans kids’ families 04/13/2022

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Texas child welfare workers are quitting after being forced to investigate trans kids’ families "By me being there, for even a split second, a child could think they’ve done something wrong," said a trans man told to investigate a family for being supportive of their trans kid...

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04/13/2022

Trans kids & families sue Alabama over transgender medical ban 04/12/2022

Trans kids & families sue Alabama over transgender medical ban

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Not just Florida. More than a dozen states propose so-called 'Don't Say Gay' bills

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EXPLAINER: What do new Alabama laws say on transgender kids? 04/12/2022

EXPLAINER: What do new Alabama laws say on transgender kids?

EXPLAINER: What do new Alabama laws say on transgender kids? Alabama has become the first state to criminalize the use of puberty blockers and hormones to treat transgender people under age 19

Disney heir comes out publicly as transgender, condemns anti-LGBTQ bills 04/12/2022

Disney heir comes out publicly as transgender, condemns anti-LGBTQ bills

Disney heir comes out publicly as transgender, condemns anti-LGBTQ bills Charlee Disney, a high school science teacher, regrets not having done more to advocate against Florida’s bill limiting LGBTQ classroom discussion.

Photos from TAKE Resource Center's post 04/11/2022

This past weekend was an absolute success! This is the second year we have done "Redefining SisHood Educational and Empowerment Retreat". It's so important that we create spaces that are intentional and build connectivity amongst Black Cisgender and Trans women.

Alabama LGBTQ JUSTICE Voter Pledge 04/08/2022

Alabama LGBTQ JUSTICE Voter Pledge

Message from our Executive Director Daroneshia Duncan-Boyd

They have passed HB 322 targeting transgender youth but TAKE will continue to fight for HUMAN RIGHTS. I didn't expect a different outcome because the lay of the land. It's BEEN time to build base and FIGHT harder for the voiceless. Our children are under attack and I will fight for them with everything in me.

In the next few days you will hear a lot of people come out and offer words of support. The only SUPPORT we are INTERESTED in is the support that invest DIRECTLY in the deep rooted work we're already doing in Alabama.

SIGN OUR TAKE Resource Center Voter Pledge to say
you stand with : https://bit.ly/ALtrans
We will never give up!






Alabama LGBTQ JUSTICE Voter Pledge LGBTQ communities, especially trans people, are under constant attack in Alabama. In Alabama: -adoption agencies can refuse to place children in homes with parents who are LGBTQ, even if that deprives the child of a loving home. -trans youth are excluded from full participation in school activities,...

LGBT summit is set to be axed 04/06/2022

LGBT summit is set to be axed

LGBT summit is set to be axed A government source said the Safe To be Me summit, is set to be scrapped after more than 100 LGBT and HIV groups pulled out over ministers' failure to ban trans conversion therapy.

04/06/2022

Photos from Ariana Grande's post 04/01/2022

It's always great to have TAKE Resource Center life changing work recognized on a national level..

Thanks for your support Ariana Grande

03/31/2022

**** PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT******

As TAKE celebrates National Transgender Day of Visibility 2022! Please help us congratulate this year National Transgender Awareness Week Ambassador Jazell Barbie Royale. Jazell will be here in Birmingham,AL November 16-21, 2022 to help empower and raise awareness around transgender issues.

03/30/2022

Join us for our Transgender Day of VISIBILITY 2022 Lot PARTY tomorrow 5:30- Until... Please don't hesitate to bring chairs, table,or tent

03/30/2022

Join TAKE Resource Center, Birmingham DSA and other allies in celebrating Trans Day of Visibility! There'll be food, games, speakers and more! With trans rights and especially trans youth under attack across the country, it's more important than ever to celebrate trans lives and show our support in the face of state suppression. See you there!

7769 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35206

03/29/2022

03/29/2022

Super proud of TAKE Resource Center SELFLESS , COMPASSIONATE, and DEDICATED Executive Director Daroneshia Duncan-Boyd!

Mrs. Daroneshia Duncan-Boyd is an unapologetically Black, trans woman and Southerner and the Executive Director of TAKE Resource Center, a trans, people of color-led organization.

"I show up as a leader authentically, I show up as a leader unapologetically to let you know that you don’t have to have this level of academia that the white men have always tried to force on us, but we can be able to do it through lived experience as long as you are willing to continue to grow and to learn."

Read the rest of her interview here: bit.ly/36Wc9SD

Art by lizar_tistry

La Sra. Daroneshia Duncan-Boyd es una mujer orgullosamente Negra, transgénero y procedente del sur de los Estados Unidos, además de ser la directora ejecutiva de TAKE Resource Center, una organización dirigida por personas transgénero y de color.

"Me presento como un líder auténticamente, me presento como líder sin complejos, para hacerte saber que no tienes que tener este nivel académico que los hombres blancos siempre han tratado de imponernos, pero podemos ser capaces de hacerlo a través de la experiencia vivida, siempre y cuando estés dispuesto a seguir creciendo y aprendiendo."

Lee la entrevista por completo aquí: bit.ly/3DgE0t2

Photos from TAKE Resource Center's post 03/29/2022

TAKE was created with a purpose and most of all to be INTENTIONAL about BLACK Trans Community members. Our HOLISTIC approach allows our team to meet community members where they are in LIFE.... This life changing work gives so many Alabamians HOPE !!

Jamie Lee Curtis pens touching tribute to her trans daughter 03/29/2022

Jamie Lee Curtis pens touching tribute to her trans daughter

Jamie Lee Curtis pens touching tribute to her trans daughter "I am proud 2 be your mother & am sending support 2 all trans families across the US," wrote Jamie Lee Curtis. We're proud to have her as an ally...

Trans Thai model deported from Dubai because her passport identified her as male 03/28/2022

Trans Thai model deported from Dubai because her passport identified her as male

Trans Thai model deported from Dubai because her passport identified her as male "He asked if my boobs were big or small," she wrote, adding that airport staff forced her to wait in the men's waiting room...

Anti-trans sports ban passes Kentucky legislature & heads to governor’s desk 03/28/2022

Anti-trans sports ban passes Kentucky legislature & heads to governor’s desk

Anti-trans sports ban passes Kentucky legislature & heads to governor’s desk S.B. 83 seeks to ban trans girls in 6th grade through college from competing in school sports on women's teams...

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7769 2nd Ave South
Birmingham, AL
35206

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Tuesday 11am - 8:30pm
Wednesday 11am - 8:30pm
Thursday 11am - 8:30pm
Friday 11am - 8:30pm

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