Information and education

Want to find out more? The following organisations can provide information and resources about particular groups of people.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission The public body responsible for monitoring and championing fairness in England and Wales.

GIRES A registered UK charity that sponsors research and education on gender identity and has a useful media resources section.

Intersex UK An organisation dedicated to campaigning for the rights of intersex people in the UK.

Press for Change A political lobbying and educational organisation which campaigns to achieve equality and human rights for all trans people in the United Kingdom, through legislation and social change.

Scottish Transgender Alliance The go-to organisation for issues connected with trans and intersex people in Scotland.

National support groups

The following groups work to support trans and intersex people and their families.

The Gender Trust The largest UK charity in this field, supporting anyone affected by gender identity issues.

Gendered Intelligence A group which delivers creative workshops and arts programmes to generate discussion and debate around gender and the ways in which it presents challenges in our everyday lives.

The Gendys Network A network for those troubled by their gender identity, and their loved and loving ones, and a forum for professional and lay people.

Mermaids A family support group for children and teenagers with gender identity issues.

Tform - A website that aims to bring together and support trans people, redressing social imbalance.

Transgender Zone An organisation that supports those who feel they are confused about their gender, those who are looking for support for someone who is transgender, and professionals and lay people who want to learn more about the subject. Home to an extensive media archive.

International allies

Need to know what things are like for trans or intersex people in another country? The following groups, listed by country, have worked with us and regularly deal with the media in their own areas.

Support Transgenre Strasbourg France

TransInterQueer Germany

TENI Ireland

Movimento Identita Transessuale Italy

Transgender Network Switzerland Switzerland

Pembe Hayat Turkey

TIMA USA

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