Resources for Young People

Mermaids Group

Youth forum


Useful Videos

What is Gender?

Patchwork films of trans people giving their own personal stories

My Genderation - Trans* peoples vlogs and videos

Victoria Derbyshire show "Lilly and Jessica"

CBBC's I am Leo

TED talk by Norman Spack- Endocrinologist - talking about treating young people with gender dysphoria

BBC3's Transexual Teen, Beauty Queen

Podcast - How to be a girl

Invisible boy


Useful articles

What should I do if I think I might be transgender - The Guardian

Jackie's Story

Why bathroom access matters

What your GP should know


Non-binary information

What is Neutrois?

Androgyne online

Transitioning while non-binary

Beyond the binary magazine

Non-binary visibility, education and advocacy



A series of fact sheets for trans health issues- mostly applicable to adults


Child and Adolescent Services:

The Tavistock and Portman Trust (England and Wales) Gender Identity Clinic

General Medical Council - Information regarding bridging prescriptions

The Sandyford Clinic (Scotland)

KOI - Knowing Our Identity (N. Ireland)
Tel. 02890 638 000


Useful sites for teachers

Changing the name on exam certificates - See Information for Trans Teens Factsheet


 Over 17s

Adult Gender Clinic Waiting Times

Nottingham Gender Clinic

Northants Gender Clinic

UK Good Practice Guidelines 2013 (Adult care)

Waiting time for Lower Surgery for Trans Women – Charing Cross Hospital



A comprehensive directory of the groups campaigning for, supporting or assisting transgender people and their families across the UK

Mindline Bristol and Somerset; Providers of a specfic mental health helpline in the South West of England

Gender Jam (N. Ireland)

Private Support

Michelle Bridgman
Tel: 07973 508664

Dr Webberley
Reddit review of Dr Webberley

Dr Webberley is willing to take patients aged 16 and over.


Information About Reparative / Conversion therapy

Ukcp transgender statement

Controversy over conversion therapy LGBT rights in the Uk

Obama calls for an end to conversion therapy after the death of Leelah Alcorn


Changing Names

Changing your name and title - Uk trans info

Changing your details on the NHS

Free deedpoll

Useful blog from Ben Hoare Bell solicitors around when young people can change their first names without parental permission

Changing your NHS details

Changing your NI Number - Department to write to:
Customer Operations,
National Insurance Contributions Office,
Special Section D BP9207,
Benton Park View,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE98 1ZZ