Resources

National Groups & Organisations

Around the UK there are many organisations and charities dedicated to all thing trans related. They can be of great help to so many trans people and span across so many different areas. We will keep populating this page with information on groups and organisations as and when we can.

Mermaids

Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. They work to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. A whole host of useful information on their website.

Learn more at https://www.mermaidsuk.org.uk

All About Trans

All About Trans; Positively changing how the media understands and portrays transgender people. Stories, media interactions, resources and support.

Learn more at https://www.allabouttrans.org.uk/

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence Gendered Intelligence is a not-for-profit charity working with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; particularly specialising in supporting young trans people under the age of 21.

Learn more at http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/

Gires

Gires is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender non-conforming people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.

Learn more at https://www.gires.org.uk/

Press For Change

Press For Change has been a key lobbying and legal support organisation for Trans people in the UK. since it’s formation in 1992. Seeking respect and equality for ALL trans people in the UK, through case law, legislation, and social change, it reaches thousands of transgender (trans) people in the UK.

Learn more at http://www.pfc.org.uk/

Stonewall

Stonewall works to achieve equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Learn more at https://www.stonewall.org.uk/

Trans Masculine Support and Advice UK

Trans Masculine Support and Advice UK are a UK based support group for all those who identify as Trans Masculine, Non Binary and Gender Variant AFAB people, which is run via a social media platform by a committee of volunteers since our beginning in November 2011. They offer our members peer-to-peer support, and detailed advice on every relevant subject ranging from law to how to bind safely.

Learn more at http://www.tmsauk.org/

Trans Bare All

Trans Bare All are a trans-led, voluntary organisation that works with trans people to explore feelings and decisions around bodies, sexual health and intimacy.

Learn more at http://transbareall.co.uk/

Gender Construction Kit

Gender Construction Kit is a UK-specific information site for helping people who are changing things related to gender.

Learn more at https://genderkit.org.uk/

TransUnite

TransUnite is a comprehensive resource for people in the UK searching for support in the transgender community. The site lists a number of local and online based groups, allow users to connect to an established network of trans support groups.

Learn more at www.transunite.co.uk/

Trans Actual

Trans Actual UK is an advocacy organisation, highlighting issues affecting the trans community. They aim to share facts & our actual experiences whilst dispelling myths.

Learn more at http://transactual.org.uk/

National Trans Police Association

National Trans Police Association (NTPA) provides support to our serving and retired Police Officers, Police Staff and Special Constables ‘Police Family’ ally’s and their family members, that may need support or guidance on Trans or Non-binary matters.

Learn more at https://www.lgbtpolice.uk/ntpa

Trans Media Watch

Trans Media Watch helps people in the media to understand these issues and produce clear, accurate, respectful material. It also helps trans and intersex people who are interacting with the media to get results they are comfortable with.

Learn more at http://www.transmediawatch.org/

Twilight People

Twilight People is a landmark project that discovers and celebrates the hidden history of transgender and gender-variant people of faith in the UK past and present. This collection is the first source of faith and transgender history in Britain.

Learn more at https://www.twilightpeople.com/

Wipe Out Transphobia

Wipe out Transphobia (WOT) is an international volunteer led project, with the sole aim of reducing and wiping out if possible the transphobia in society that regularly affects anyone who strays away from the traditional binary idea of gender as assigned at birth.

Learn more at http://www.wipeouttransphobia.com/