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Be Yourself: Gender Confirmation Surgery Fundraising

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GoFundMe has created a safe and welcoming online community for transgender folks to find support for their gender confirmation surgery fundraising. This year alone, dozens of people around the world have raised over $100,000 to support their transitions, from surgery costs to other related expenses.

 

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Skyler Jay, who was recently featured on Netflix’s Queer Eye, wrote about his experience on GoFundMe:

“It can be really hard to talk about my private medical information, not to mention asking for money. But what I found by telling my story through my GoFundMe campaign was that I learned I had an incredibly supportive community that would help me all along my journey. I knew that—no matter what—they were going to have my back and I was going to get the medical attention and financial help I needed. I am so grateful for the new family I have found by being brave and bold throughout this process.”

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Another person who turned to GoFundMe, Myla, wrote movingly about her coming out experience.

“I then came out as my true authentic self. Myla Cashaw. A black transgender woman. The next couple years after that, I had really dived into learning more about my identity. I learned that this uncomfortable feeling is called gender dysphoria. I decided that I wanted to take steps that I would feel would help alleviate my dysphoria. so I began taking hormones. They have done wonders & have helped me feel more like myself.”

She goes on to talk her fundraising experience on GoFundMe:

“Crowdfunding is a scary thing because you never know how it’ll be perceived. But I have faith that my community could help me along my pursuit to happiness. A donation, like, share, or even you simply reading this far means everything to me.”

Support yourself or others with transgender surgery fundraising

Wherever you are in your process of affirming your gender identity and/or expression, GoFundMe is here for you to help ensure that there is a truly supportive space for you to gather support during your journey.

Take a look at some of the resources below for how to pay for gender confirmation surgery. For additional information about crowdfunding, please read GoFundMe’s Gender Confirmation Surgery Cost and Funding Guide, and take a look at some of the verified campaigns below. GoFundMe provides a free fundraising model, which means more of the money you raise can go toward helping your or your friend’s transition. If you’d like to add your campaign to this page please contact our support team.

Gender confirmation surgery fundraisers on GoFundMe

Old Orchard Beach, ME
Quick update - I'm offering 1 hr writing/pitch consultations for $50 each toward...
Last donation 1w ago
$36,435 raised of $35,000
$36,435 raised
Alexandria, VA
TL;DR: Help me pay for gender confirmation surgery. There are a couple of thing...
Last donation 20h ago
$16,396 raised of $20,000
$16,396 raised
Los Angeles, CA
My name is Patricio Manuel, but most people call me Pat. In the boxing world, I'...
Last donation 20h ago
$10,780 raised of $15,000
$10,780 raised
Berlin, Deutschland
ABOUT ME My name is Lyra, and I am an American trans woman based in Berlin, Ge...
Last donation 13h ago
€10,120 raised of $16,000
€10,120 raised
Minneapolis, MN
Hi all, My name is Emma Grey and I am a transgender woman currently trying to r...
Last donation 4mos ago
$8,650 raised of $8,500
$8,650 raised
Chicago, IL
Okay, so let’s talk about my buddy Lucas. Lucas is currently 18 years old, an...
Last donation 2d ago
$7,974 raised of $50,000
$7,974 raised
North Hollywood, CA
Before reading this or donating, please consider donating to some of these cause...
Last donation 3mos ago
$5,869 raised of $10,000
$5,869 raised
Saint Paul, MN
Even our strongest and most amazing friends sometimes need help, and that's what...
Last donation 1w ago
$5,465 raised of $6,000
$5,465 raised
Athens, GA
Donation video update: Thank you so much for watching my Queer Eye episode Sky...
Last donation 1w ago
$4,992 raised of $8,000
$4,992 raised
Los Angeles, CA
Dear Incredible, Empathetic, Gracious Human Being,    First of all, thank yo...
Last donation 1mo ago
$4,930 raised of $6,000
$4,930 raised
Portland, OR
I am a trans woman of Japanese, Okinawan, and Hawaiian ancestry. A little over...
Last donation 1mo ago
$4,810 raised of $4,000
$4,810 raised
Brooklyn, NY
Hey Folks! I've got some great news, I've scheduled top surgery for February ...
Last donation 1w ago
$4,660 raised of $10,000
$4,660 raised
Olympia, WA
Hello, I'm Sadie and I'm a 32-year-old transgender woman! 🙂 I want to be able ...
Last donation 4d ago
$4,540 raised of $7,000
$4,540 raised
Brooklyn, NY
UPDATE: The initial goal of 3,000 dollars to cover the cost of the surgery itsel...
Last donation 1mo ago
$4,426 raised of $3,600
$4,426 raised
Broomfield, CO
Hi family and friends! In case I haven't shared with you, I wanted to let you ...
Last donation 1mo ago
$2,950 raised of $4,000
$2,950 raised
San Francisco, CA
Hi Everyone! Many of you are already pretty up to date on what's going on in my ...
Last donation 2mos ago
$2,747 raised of $5,000
$2,747 raised
Los Angeles, CA
Dearest Friends and Family!  I am really excited to announce that I will be ...
Last donation 4mos ago
$2,500 raised of $2,500
$2,500 raised
Hawley, PA
Being transgender and living in North Eastern Pennsylvania is tough. There aren'...
Last donation 4mos ago
$2,407 raised of $5,000
$2,407 raised
Chicago, IL
Frankie is a 23 y/o trans girl artist currently based in Chicago, IL, and the fo...
Last donation 1w ago
$2,385 raised of $4,000
$2,385 raised
Plainfield, NJ
Hey, all, I’m Shaun. I’m a 17-year-old trans boy who was born in the wrong b...
Last donation 1d ago
$2,340 raised of $10,000
$2,340 raised
Seattle, WA
Who is Skye Cyr? Skye Cyr is a queer, trans, nonbinary person. Skye is a remark...
Last donation 1w ago
$2,240 raised of $10,000
$2,240 raised
Charleston, SC
I'm a trans man and have been on HRT (hormone replacement therapy) for a year an...
Last donation 3mos ago
$2,055 raised of $8,000
$2,055 raised
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Thank you so much for viewing this fundraiser to Support Tschan.  We really...
Last donation 1w ago
£1,785 raised of $3,750
£1,785 raised
Dallas, TX
hi my loves. so to begin this story i want you to close your eyes & vision t...
Last donation 1mo ago
$1,764 raised of $8,500
$1,764 raised
Fort Worth, TX
Hey everyone; thank you for taking a moment of your time to read about a situati...
Last donation 1mo ago
$1,720 raised of $5,000
$1,720 raised
La Crosse, WI
As some of you know, my wonderful partner Kai came out as transgender recently, ...
Last donation 3mos ago
$1,311 raised of $5,000
$1,311 raised
Bloomington, IN
My name is Molly and I am transgender. I didn’t have the chance to start my tr...
Last donation 1w ago
$1,310 raised of $6,350
$1,310 raised
Edgware, Greater London, United Kingdom
Hi friends. I have like... a lot of guilt asking for people to donate to me. I...
Last donation 1mo ago
£1,205 raised of $7,000
£1,205 raised
Saint Paul, MN
Hi, my name is Isaac Heng and I am a 19 years old transgender man. I was born as...
Last donation 2d ago
$300 raised of $6,000
$300 raised
Gold Beach, OR
Hey Everyone! My Name is Athena and I am a 28-year-old transgender woman curre...
Last donation 2mos ago
$176 raised of $40,000
$176 raised

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