Aims to increase understanding of gender diversity.
NHS - gender dysphoria
Information about gender dysphoria and other related conditions.
A support group for children, teenagers and their families, for gender identity issues
Helpline: 0208 123 4819 (lines open Monday-Saturday 3pm - 7pm).
The Gender Trust
The Gender Trust support adults who are Transsexual, Gender Dysphoric, Transgender, or those whose lives are affected by gender identity issues.
Offer support services helping promote the emotional wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
If you're feeling emotionally distressed and need someone to talk to, you can phone at any time of day or night.
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (lines open 24 hours every day)
Offering information on all sorts of bullying, this includes bullies who taunt by text messages.
The Transgender Zone
Offering information and support to anyone confused about their gender.
Gender Identity Research and Education Society – GIRES
Offering online information for transgender people, their families and also professionals; including a downloadable version of the NHS booklet ‘Medical Care For Gender Variant Children and Young People: Answering Families’ Questions’.
The Beaumont Society
A self help organisation by and for those who cross-dress or are transsexual; welcoming all transgender people and their partners.
The London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard – LLGS
A telephone service offering support and information to gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals, young people confused about their sexuality and straight people looking for information on gay issues.
Helpline: 0300 330 0630 (lines open 10am to 11pm)
A helpline and email service for young people up to 25, helping find the best support whatever the problem.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (lines open 1pm - 11pm)
Depend offer advice to family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people.
Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - FFLAG
Provide support to parents, families, straight partners and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
The Site has online advisers who offer support information to young adults on all issues, such as - relationships, health problems, arguments with your family and more.
Information on call charges:0800 - Free from BT land lines. Other networks may charge and mobile costs will be incurred.
0808 - Free from BT land lines. Other networks may charge and mobile costs will be incurred.
0845 – Free with BT land lines call packages, otherwise charged at 2p per minute daytime and weekend, 5p per minute evenings. Other networks may charge and mobile costs will be incurred.
0300 - Calls cost standard national rate plus a 13.1p set up charge per call from a BT landline. Calls from other networks may be higher and from mobiles will cost considerably more.
0844 - Calls from BT land lines cost up to 5p per minute and 5p per call as part of many BT call packages, otherwise a 13.1p set up charge per call will be incurred. Calls from other networks may be higher and from mobiles will cost considerably more.