Family Case Study 1

When my son told me in early 2015 that he was transgender my initial reaction was disbelief. I also had some concerns – I was worried about how she would be perceived; whether she would be happy; and how she would cope. Additionally, as she had lost her father a few years before, I wondered

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The National LGB&T Partnership

The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) is proud to be part of The National LGB&T Partnership. The Partnership was established in early 2010, in order reduce health inequalities and challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services. As of April 2016, the Partnership combines the expertise of twelve key LGB&T organisations across England.

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Inclusivity – Supporting BAME Trans People

For the first time in the UK, a 28-page guide with practical tips, guidance, and resources dedicated to supporting the Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) trans population of Britain: ‘Inclusivity – Supporting BAME Trans People.’ There is a trans tidal wave crossing Britain, and we are seeing more trans people in the media making

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Stop Online Abuse

Stop Online Abuse: Know Your Rights: Report, Complain, Campaign Stop Online Abuse is a website tackling online abuse aimed at women and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) people. Stop Online Abuse, the government funded site was created by Galop, an LGBT anti-violence charity, in consultation with Trans Media Watch, the Women’s Resource Centre, Gender

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National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership

The LGBT Consortium is proud to have worked with 30 of its member organisations to develop a campaign centred on tackling Hate Crime across England, Wales and Scotland. It is estimated that over 39,000 people suffer some form of harassment, abuse, graffiti and other crime motivated by homophobia, biphobia or transphobia, yet only 6% of

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National Trans Youth Network

A Network of 21 organisations make up the National Trans Youth Network: These being: Gender Identity Research and Education Society LGBT Youth North West Gendered Intelligence Mermaids NUS Lancashire LGBT Time to Change Transforum Afternoon T.E.A Allsorts Youth Project Ur Potential Rotherham LGB&T Youth Group Trinity Youth Association DISC Viva LGBT group Sheena Amos Youth

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Video Resources

Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be In a heartfelt talk at a TED conference, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he became one of the few doctors in the US to treat minors with hormone replacement therapy. By staving off the effects of puberty, Spack

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