Support organisations

These organisations and charities are a great source for resources and information

These specialist organisations can provide you with advice and information

Contact these organisations for the most up-to-date information about supporting trans people.

Gendered Intelligence -  a not-for-profit organisation working to increase understandings of gender diversity and improve the lives of trans people, especially young trans people.

They work throughout the UK, offering a broad spectrum of non-judgmental, practical services for young trans and gender questioning people and those who support them, such as mentoring, youth groups, parent support and downloadable resources.

Stonewall - Stonewall work with individuals, communities and institutions to let all lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, here and abroad, know they're not alone. Amongst a wide selection of resources and reports for further reading, they also provide an information service for LGBT+ people, a ‘What’s in my area?’ database, and coming out guides for young people.

Mermaids - support for individual young trans people with or without support from their families. Their website contains useful first-hand accounts from young people and their parents.

Gender Identity Research and Education Society (Gires) -  information for trans people, their families and the professionals who care for them.

It’s Pronounced Metrosexual - a comedy show and online resource with articles, graphics and other resources which explain gender in a clear and easy-to-access way.

The Gender Trust - helping trans people and those affected by gender identity issues.

Nonbinary.org - a non-binary gender visibility advocacy network. The website contains information and resources around non-binary gender.

Trans Media Watch - a charity that aims to improve media coverage around trans issues. The website contains a useful style guide of terms used in the discussions around trans people and gender identity.

Press for Change - the UK’s leading authority on trans law.