Medical treatment options for gender variant adults

A guide to hormone therapy for trans people This publication available in booklet form has been produced by a team thatincludes doctors and trans people to help you understand and answer some of your questions about hormone treatment for trans people. This publication gives trans men (female to male individuals) and trans women (male to

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Caring for Gender Variant youngsters

Document: Medical care for gender variant young people: Dealing with the practical problems (PDF, 100KB) B.W.D. Reed, P.T. Cohen-Kettenis, T. Reed, N. Spack December 2008 The english text from the paper published in Sexologies Volume 17, Issue 4, October–December 2008, Pages 258–264 GIRES takes a keen interest in the medical care offered to gender variant

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Caring for Trans Adults

Creating Employment Opportunities In Sefton, Merseyside, a volunteer project is helping transgender men and women become a valued part of the workforce, develop new skills and gain self-esteem. This helps to counteract depression and the many health issues associated with isolation, unemployment, poverty and poor housing. We hope that before long similar initiatives will spring

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Hospital accommodation of trans people & gender variant children

People who propose undergoing, are undergoing, or have undergone ‘gender reassignment’, are protected under the Equality Act 2010, from direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation. This protection does not depend on a person having had medical treatment. Others, perceived as, or associated with, transgender people, are also protected. The Human Rights Act 1998, also

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Guidance on Combating Transphobic Bullying in Schools

Version 2.2.1 (28th February 2010) Complete Toolkit Toolkit: Guidance on Combating Transphobic Bullying in Schools (PDF, 2.1MB) Executive Summary During the past decade, transgender issues have become a major component of diversity programmes throughout the public service sector[1]. Their present prominence results from continuing rapid growth in the number of transgender people who reveal their gender

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Archives

Here you will find archived 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 maybe transgender and/or of non conforming gender, medical professionals, members within the public and private sector and

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Resources

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

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