Here you will find information from the field of work that GIRES has been involved with since the start of the organisation.

The information will be of interest to many specific areas of people, from people that may be transgender and/or of non conforming gender, medical professionals, members within the public and private sector and those who seek to obtain greater knowledge in their various work roles.

The areas of work are listed with a brief description below with links to the different sections in the menu to the right.

 

Education

Information for educators and people within the area of education, including guidance on combating transphobic bullying in schools. Summary of law and good practice for transition of both Teachers and Pupils in school. Classroom lesson plans.

 

Employment and Service Provision

Legal protection and good practice for gender variant and transgender people in the workplace, Resources for Private and Public Sector organisations. Handling Telephone Calls, Information on Prevalence and Incidence, Information for people in the armed forces 

 

Health

Articles related to gender variant youngsters, caring for gender Variant youngsters and adults, Information for medical professionals, Department of Health literature project, endocrinology, Consent Forms, Trans Health Factsheets.
 

Law

Court Information for Trans Parents, Information around state pensions and trans people. How to change your documentation upon gender transition. The Gender Recognition Act. The Gender Recognition Panel and and how to obatin your Gender Recognition Certificate.
 

Research

Atypical gender development, Etiology in Adults, Challenging "Autogynephilia", Information on Prevalence and Incidence, Exogenous factors. The GIRES Annual Research Awards. Travel bursaries for clinicians

 

Support

Supporting trans and non-binary people and their families, including explaining to children, caring for gender variant young people, the National Trans Youth Network, ways to make your youth group a safe and welcoming place for young transgender people, supporting BAME trans people, Stop Online Abuse, the National Hate Crime partnership, Video Resources and Supporting The Families of Adults Experiencing Gender Discomfort.

 

With considerable work having been undertaken by GIRES and other organisations over many years we have also established an Archives section that contains older material. This may be useful for historic research.