Birth Control Information
Bedsider’s Method Explorer
The explorer is a place to learn about all of the different methods of birth control. Click on any method for more details!
Thanks to the health care law, most health insurance plans must cover birth control and other important women’s health needs at no additional costs to you.
If you’re still paying out-of-pocket for your birth control and other health care, their free hotline can help. (A project of the National Women’s Law Center).
Taking Charge of Your Fertility. Here you’ll have access to a full-featured charting app, our vibrant TTC community, informative articles, and helpful tips and interesting tangents from TCOYF author, Toni Weschler!
The Pill Club
We're on a mission to be a trusted healthcare partner for women, empowering them through access, choice, and education – all while delivering a positive and personal experience…As advocates for reproductive health, all of us want you to love your body and make informed choices about your contraceptive care. We’re here to provide helpful information so you can take control.
Trans Health & Resources
Fenway Health Transgender Program offers support and resources advocating for informed, quality healthcare regardless of gender identity or expression.
Gender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse children of all ages, their families and supporters, and the professionals who serve them.
"The Spectrum" is a helpful chart used to explain the wide array of Gender Expression, Gender Identities, & Sexual Orientations. We grabbed this graphic from The Trevor Project website. Feel free to download it and use it to educate friends & family members!
Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
The ultimate CoE goal is to improve the overall health and well-being of transgender individuals by developing and implementing programs in response to community-identified needs. We include community perspectives by actively engaging a national advisory body (NAB) of 14 transgender identified leaders from throughout the country. The collective experience of our diverse and talented NAB assures that our programs address issues that are timely and relevant to the community.
Legal Gender Changes in MT
This link takes you to a PDF version of the legal language outlining exactly what is required for the state of Montana to sanction a legal gender change. The sections pertaining to Transgender individuals are highlighted.
Changing the Gender on Your Birth Certificate in MT
As of December 17, 2017, Montana will issue a new birth certificate with an updated name and gender upon receipt of an affidavit from the individual, a government-issued ID showing the correct gender, or a court order. No court order or proof of surgery is required. Click this link for detailed information.
Montana Vital Records Correction Affidavit
This link takes you to a PDF version of the Montana Dept. of Health and Human Services Vital Records Correction Affidavit which is asked for on the above Changing Your Birth Certificate link. This does need to be notarized so read through the entire document, be sure to have everything together, then take what you need to a notary to fill it out.
Changing Your Name on Your Montana State Driver's License
This link takes you to a PDF version of the information that one needs to know in order to change their name on a driver license or ID card in the state of Montana. It includes a list of documents required as well as where one needs to go.
Medium piece on Non-Binary identities in Higher Education
“…I challenge you to ensure that non-binary identities are automatically included in research of gender. Ensure that my siblings and I continue to exist just as my ancestors have.”
VICE piece on Being Misgendered in the Workplace
Work Sucks, Especially When People Get Your Pronouns Wrong: Seven trans and non-binary people share what it's like to be misgendered at work, and what to do about it.
GLSEN piece on pronouns
8 Affirmations from Trans Folks for Students Struggling with Pronouns: “Trans, non-binary, and gender nonconforming students, this is a moment for you. This is a moment to remind you that your pronouns are valid. This is also a moment to acknowledge the anxiety and stress that you might experience if you’re sharing pronouns (for the first or fiftieth time) or being misgendered. You are not alone…”
My Non-Binary Life Podcast (BBC)
You might have heard the term non-binary. This is how it feels. Join Caitlin Benedict & Amrou Al-Kadhi as they ask the big questions about gender & identity.
Religion & Abortion
As people of religious faith and conviction, Faith Aloud supports reproductive justice for every person. Because we have faith in women, we support all pregnancy options.
Catholics for Choice
We strive to be an expression of Catholicism as it is lived by ordinary people. We are part of the great majority who believes that Catholic teachings on conscience mean that every individual must follow his or her own conscience – and respect others’ right to do the same.
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
We are a national community of religious organizations and faithful individuals dedicated to achieving reproductive justice. Through education, organizing and advocacy, we seek to elevate religious voices wherever faith, policy and our reproductive lives intersect.
The Religious Institute
The Religious Institute is a multifaith organization dedicated to advocating for sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society.
National Council of Jewish Women: Voices for Reproductive Choices
Through the Voices for Reproductive Choices initiative, NCJW carries forward its historic legacy of mobilizing advocates to speak out for every woman’s reproductive rights and access to reproductive healthcare.
Abortion Conversation Project
We recognize the transformative power of pregnancy and all its possibilities. We envision a world in which abortion is affirmed as a moral decision without stigma. We believe that open and honest conversations, in a safe environment, about the experience of abortion will begin to create this world.
SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective
The mission of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective is to amplify and strengthen the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color to ensure reproductive justice through securing human rights.
NARAL Pro-Choice America
We are made up of pro-choice women and men across the United States. Together, we protect a woman’s right to choose.
National Organization for Women
NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.
Feminist Majority Foundation
The Feminist Majority Foundation is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists – both women and men, girls and boys – are the majority, but this majority must be empowered.
Center for Reproductive Rights
For 20 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.
National Advocates for Pregnant Women
National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) works to secure the human and civil rights, health and welfare of all women, focusing particularly on pregnant and parenting women, and those who are most vulnerable – low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.
Provide is committed to access to safe abortion for all women in the U.S. We believe that by being clearly focused on abortion within the context of our broader values we will make a significant contribution to women’s health and autonomy.
Our Truths – Nuestras Verdades
Our Truths – Nuestras Verdades is a printed magazine published by Exhale twice a year, in English and Spanish. Its mission is to bring to light the diversity of abortion experiences by inviting each woman to speak her own truth, in her own voice. Through daring essays, reflective poems, and bold illustrations, contributors have the freedom to bust myths, challenge stereotypes, confront judgment, and explore social questions.
Abortion Care Network
Founded in 2008, the Abortion Care Network is the national association for independent community-based, abortion care providers and their allies. Together we work to ensure the rights of all people to experience respectful, dignified abortion care.
Glacier Queer Alliance
The Glacier Queer Alliance (GQA) is focused on providing positive, safe, community resources, events, and spaces for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations in the Flathead Valley.
Montana Gender Alliance
The Montana Gender Alliance, a cornerstone of the Gender Expansion Project community outreach programs, is a collective network of individuals of gender diversity, their families, and their allies. They provide a safe space for support and discussion of topics in which often surround the gender diverse spectrum.
Sweetgrass Psychological Services
All Families is now collaborating with Sweetgrass to provide mental health services for our patients. Erin Schweber, PCLC, R-DMT, Somatic Therapist is currently practicing at AFH 2-3 days a week!
Sweetgrass Psychological Services offers a range of services to meet the needs of the small community of the Flathead Valley. Our expertise encompasses knowledge of human development (at all levels) as well as many of the fundamental aspects of the human experience; including trauma, grief, relationships, vulnerability, shame, emotional regulation, Autism, addiction, and suffering.
Flathead LGBT+ Youth (FLY)
This is a social and support group for middle school and high school students and their families in the Flathead Valley. Support offered by Love Lives Here.
WIC - Flathead County office
WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. It provides short-term, low-cost, preventative health services to families who are at risk due to nutrition related health conditions.
An app for anyone who wants accurate, complete, and unbiased information about sexual and reproductive health (SRH). You can download it in the Apple app store and Google Play store. It is the first app of its kind to offer SRH information and tools to track what’s going on with your body in one place AND on a totally private and secure platform. Euki addresses the needs of anyone who can get pregnant, including queer people, transgender people, gender non-conforming people, people with multiple sex partners, people with irregular periods, and anyone who may have felt misunderstood or marginalized by the medical system. Euki also puts abortion back where it belongs – alongside comprehensive information about sexual health. Turn to Euki for information on sexuality, abortion, miscarriage, contraception, and STIs from sources you can trust, like the World Health Organization, Scarleteen, and All-Options.