Resources for Over 19s

This page is here to provide you with other support groups which are more appropriate for your age. You can view all of our other teens resources here

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUPS  (Transgender Issues)

There are many groups on social media offering support and networking opportunities for trans people. As with all social media, you should be careful about what personal details you share online. While Mermaids hosts a Facebook Group for parents of transgender and gender non-conforming children and young people, it can not endorse or recommend any other social media group. Here are a few articles about resources on social media...

Trans Facebook Groups: Pros and Cons - Transgender Universe

Transgender Groups on Facebook

Twitter accounts with 'Transgender' in their name

News about #Transgender on Twitter

6 Transgender people to follow on Instagram

#Transgender Instagram posts

Top 100 Transgender YouTube Channels for the Trans community

TransNewsUK: X-Factor Felix Shepherd

 

PRESS FOR CHANGE

A political lobby group and legal support group for all trans people. Very good for legal info. regarding transgender issues.

Website: www.pfc.org.uk
Phone: 008448 708165
Email: office@pfc.org.uk 
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Address: Press For Change, Bm Network, London, WC1N 3XX

 

GIRES

Gender Identity Research and Education Society - information available for trans people/the families of trans people/ trans parents seeking custody of or access to their children.)  For information on all aspects of gender, including for young people, families, schools. Etc.

Website: www.gires.org.uk
Phone: 01372 801554
Email:  bernardgi@aol.com
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Address: Melverley, The Warren, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 2SP

 

THE PROUD TRUST

Website: www.theproudtrust.org/
Phone: 07813 981338
Email: info@theproudtrust.org

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Address: The Joyce Layland LGBT Youth centre, 49-51 Sidney Street, Manchester, M1 7HB

 

GENDERED INTELLIGENCE 

Educates using the Arts. London based. Youth group & resources for families. Workshops for young people 13-25 

Website: www.genderedintelligence.co.uk 

 

LGBT YOUTH Scotland

Website: www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

 

DEPEND

A network linking friends, partners and families of adult transsexual people in the UK. No helpline yet.

Website: www.depend.org.uk. Online forums

Email:  info@depend.org.uk

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Address: BM Depend, London, WC1N 3XX                .

 

THE GENDER TRUST           

For all adult transsexual people. Various leaflets

Website: www.gendertrust.org.uk

Helpline: 01527 894838 (before 10pm please).   

Address: 17 The Ridgeway, Astwood Bank, Worcs. BB96 6LX                                                                            

 

FTM LONDON Support and social group.                  

For adult FTM people. 

Website: www.ftmlondon.org.uk/

Email: ftmlondon@hotmail.com

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Phone: 07948 250 778

Address: BCM FTM, London, WC1N 3XX                 

 

BEAUMONT SOCIETY         

National Membership organisation/Social, support and self-help group - for all TV/CD/TG, wives and partners.

Website: www.beaumontsociety.org.uk

Info. line: 01582 412220  Helpline on skype.

Email:  enquiries@beaumontsociety.org.uk

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Address: 27 Old Gloucester St London WC1N 3XX  

 

NORTHERN CONCORD      

Adult Social and self-help group - for all TV/TS/CD/TG, plus wives and partners.

Website: www.northernconcord.org.uk

Email:  jennyb@northernconcord.org.uk

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Address: PO Box 258 Manchester, M60 1LN

 

TRANSLIVING

For adults. 

Mon-Fri 9am-8pm. www.transliving.co.uk/

Helpline: (Stacy) 01268 583761

Address: PO Box 3 Basildon Essex  SS13 TWA

 

TRANS LONDON               

For all adult members of the trans community. 

Website: www.translondon.org.uk