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UK Organisations


a:gender - a:gender is the support network for staff in government departments / agencies who have changed or need to change permanently their perceived gender, or who identify as intersex.

Depend - Organisation offering support to all family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people in the UK

Gender Matters - Providing support and information for Gender Variant people throughout the West Midlands

Gendered Intelligence - Gendered Intelligence is a Community Interest Company working closely at improving the well being and raising awareness of young trans people across the UK

GENDYS - GENDYS is a network for all who have encountered gender identity problems personally, transsexuals, transgendered people and gender dysphoric people of either sex, and for those who provide care, both professional and lay.

GIRES - Gender Identity Research and Education Society... Is also a resource for gender dysphoric people and their families; the medical and other professionals that provide their care; HealthAuthorities; Members of Parliament and other policy makers.

In Front Of You - The place where parents of trans children and teenagers can support each other

In Trust Merseyside - Providing support and guidance for men and women with an intersex or transgendered history in Merseyside, positively promoting best practice around employing people from this community.

Mermaids - Family Support Group for Children and Teenagers with Gender Identity Issues

National Trans Police Association - Open to all serving & retired trans police officers and staff nationwide, there is also an open public forum as well as an extra members only forum for serving members of forces around the UK

HALT- Halt is a multi-agency partnership working to make Oxfordshire a safer and more inclusive community for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Pink Therapy - We are the UK's largest independent therapy organisation working with gender and sexual diversity clients.

Scottish Transgender Alliance - The website of our good friends at Scottish Trans Alliance who offer guidance to service providers and employers on transgender equality good practice in Scotland

T House - T-House is the first Black Trans organisation within the United Kingdom, based in London.

The Beaumont Society - the largest and longest established transgendered support group in the UK

The Gender Trust - UK Charity Helping with Gender Identity Issues

The Sibyls - UK-based confidential Christian spirituality group for transgender people, and their supporters, offering companionship along the journey, and information/advocacy to churches

The United Kingdom Intersex Association (UKIA) - education, advocacy, campaigning and support organisation which works on behalf of intersexed people.

Transcend - We are a group of transgender friends based in Derby giving support in Derbyshire and beyond. This is solely for the support of trans people, family and friends (TS,Intersex,TV young and old)

TransKids - A site for Primary School teachers that have transgender children in their class.

Trans Media Watch - Trans Media Watch is an organisation that aims to combat prejudiced, sensationalist and inaccurate depictions of transgendered people in the media.


Europe Organisations


ILGA Europe - ILGA-Europe is the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association (ILGA) and works for human rights and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people at European level.

Intergroup on LGBT Rights - Working for the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people in the European Parliament

Stop Trans Pathologization - 2012 - Stop Trans Pathologization Campaign, a campaign for the depathologization of trans identities. The main goals of the campaign are ┬áthe removal of the categories of “gender dysphoria” / “gender identity disorders” from the diagnosis manuals (DSM of the American Psychiatric Association and ICD of the World Health Organization),

Transgender Europe (TGEU) - Transgender Europe (TGEU) is a European network of trans and other organisations that support or work for the rights of transgender/transsexual/gender variant people, and like-minded individuals. The mission of TGEU is to support and strengthen the trans movement and to be a powerful lobby and advocacy organisation for trans rights in Europe and beyond.


International Organisations


International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) - founded in 1987, is a leading advocate and educational organization for promoting the self-definition and free expression of individual gender identity.

WPATH - World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) - As an international multidisciplinary professional Association the mission of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is to promote evidence based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy and respect in transgender health.