Created in 2019, the Trans Clothing Closet is a resource where transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students can find free clothing and accessories. This closet exists because transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people can have a hard time finding places where they can shop comfortably due to discrimination, can find it financially difficult to replace large amounts of clothes to help them express their gender, and can find it financially difficult to purchase clothing due to job discrimination. No one has to prove they are “trans enough” to use the closet.
Part of our mission is to provide new or like-new clothes that are in excellent condition and will last. We will not accept clothing donations that are too worn, stained, or frayed. The space we are creating is one of care and curated with love.
How It Works
Students are welcome to visit the space without an appointment. All items including flags, flyers, buttons, and clothing are FREE. We only ask that you fill out a small survey so we can provide everyone with the best experience possible.
Donations and Current Needs
We accept new or like-new, gently used clothes (i.e. jackets, shirts, skirts, blouses, dresses, jeans, leggings, slacks) and accessories (shoes, ties, hats, belts, scarves etc.) in a range of sizes. We also accept new or like-new, gently-used binders and gift cards. See below for specific needs.
To donate items, please stop by the Center anytime we are open.
Due to our limited space and previous donations, we are currently only taking gift cards or items listed under Current Clothing Needs (below).
We always accept gift cards to support students who are looking for things we do not have, specifically those for particular body types and some that are by and for trans/non-binary folx.
These are the retailers that students have indicated they shop at (or would like to shop at) and are usually unable to find in our inventory:
- Phluid Project
- Stuzo Clothing
Current Clothing Needs
- Chest Binders
- Extra Small (XS) Clothing
- Extra Extra Small (XXS) Clothing
- Extra Large (XL) Clothing
- Extra Extra Large (2XL) Clothing
- Extra Extra Extra Large (3XL) Clothing
- Skirts (Medium, Large)
- T-Shirts (Medium, Large)
- Crop Tops (Medium, Large)
- Camisoles (Medium)
- Pullover Hoodies (Medium)
- Casual Women Shoes (Size 10)
- Chest Binders (Large, Extra Large)
- Men’s pants (Small)
- Black Jeans (Size 8, 10)