Material recently added to the GIRES Website
2 December 2016
GIRES submission to the Legal Services Board regarding its proposed guidance for legal services regulators on encouraging a diverse profession.
14 October 2016
GIRES presentation at the Mermaids seminar regarding NHS England proposals for treating gender nonconforming children and adolescents.
2nd July 2016
A new booklet has been written to provide information and support to families that have an adult member whose gender identity is not aligned with the sex that was registered on their birth certificate. Visit the page here.
11th March 2016
Revised and updated guide to Lower surgery for those assigned male, who identify as trans women, trans feminine, non-binary or non-gender released. Visit the page here
14th February 2016
‘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.’ Visit the page here
3rd Nov 2015
Revised and updated Transition in the workplace guide - 'Transgender Policy Guide for Employers 2015'. Visit the page here
11th October 2015
Revised and updated guide to lower surgery for those assigned female, identifying as men, trans masculine, non-binary or non-gender released. Visit the page here
7th August 2015
Updated Court Information for trans parents guidance from GIRES released. Visit the page here
29th July 2015
Transition of a Teacher in School - Summary of the Law and Good Practice (July 2015)
Click here to download a Memorandum of Understanding produced by GIRES on the law and good practice for a teacher to be able to transition in a work environment
Transition of a Pupil in School - Summary of the Law and Good Practice (July 2015)
Click here to download a Memorandum of Understanding produced by GIRES on the law and good practice for a pupil to be able to transition in a school environment
16th June 2015
The Gender Variance e-learning course, developed and funded by the Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES), is available to use on the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) website.
18th May 2015
13th January 2015
10th December 2014
GIRES is assisting the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) to establish its Standards of Care (SOC) as the basis for promoting high quality trans health care in the UK and internationally, our latest grant is assisting further translation.