Below are some links to organisations and legal information that may be helpful.

TranzWiki

For trans support  – this website provides links to the majority of support networks in the UK. Visit the TranzWiki website.

TransUnite

TransUnite is a comprehensive resource for people in the UK searching for support in the transgender community. Their easy to use, mobile friendly directory connects you to an established network of trans support groups near you. Visit the TransUnite website.

Trans Health Factsheets

These factsheets have been prepared by members of the National LGB&T Partnership in collaboration with cliniQ, Mermaids, TransForum Manchester, with support from Public Health England. The Factsheets have the following objectives:

  • To promote the health and wellbeing of trans people
  • To provide trans people with basic information about key aspects of good health and wellbeing and how secure it
  • To signpost sources of information and support

Read or download the factsheets.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence offers support to young trans people (18-24). They run youth groups and programmes and offer support for parents and carers of young trans people. They also offer trans awareness training and workshops for educational settings: Head to the Gendered Intelligence website.

CliniQ

CliniQ is a free holistic sexual health and well-being service for all trans people, partners and friends. Open 5pm to 7pm every Wednesday on a walk-in or appointments basis at the 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho: Visit the CliniQ website.

Gender recognition process

For a step-by-step guide on how the gender recognition process works and applications please head to the GOV.UK website.

Legal name change

UK Trans Info has produced an excellent printable guide to making a legal name change.

UK Government have produced this guide including advice for non-UK nationals.

Links to legislation

The Gender Recognition Act on the GOV.UK website.

Gender reassignment discrimination on the Equality and Human Rights Commission website.

Information about support and legislation: Transgender equality: Government response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2015-16

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