Gender Identity
Research and
Education Society

Current calender of events of interest to transgendered people
Dates for your diary
May 2015

Information for families.

Follow the links below to view some of our available resources. Also, use the menu on the left to link to other material.

Mermaids presentation on treatment in the USA

First slide in presentation


GIRES has prepared the publication below for the Department of Health. It can be dowloaded by clicking the image. It is also available in printed form; instructions for ordering are on the back cover.

Since the writing of this booklet, the Tavistock gender identity development service in London, which is the main treatment centre for children and adolescents, has introduced hormone-blocking intervention to suspend the development of secondary sex characteristics, after the onset of puberty (2011).

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