Trans resources

Books about being trans

Hello Cruel World by Kate Bornstein

Trans Like Me by CN Lester

Social & support groups

Non-Binary London Facebook Group

T on Tuesday – a trans & non-binary social group. The group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month from 7pm to 9pm in Kings Cross

Gendered Intelligence – runs a number of youth groups for young trans and gender variant people up to the age of 30

Trans Network London has collated a lot of trans social & support group events on their calendar

Health

NHS Gender Identity Clinic referrals – hormones, counselling, surgery, voice training, funding for laser hair removal

Gendercare – private health care, get letters confirming you can start hormones, have surgery, change your gender on your passport

CliniQ – London trans counselling and sexual health services

Spectra – London trans counselling and sexual health services

Mental health support

MindLine Trans+ – a confidential emotional, mental health support helpline for people who identify as trans and / or non-binary. Open 2 evenings a week Mondays and Fridays from 8pm to midnight. 0300 330 5468. Also support family members and friends and provide signposting to other services and resources.

Switchboard – An information, support and referral service for LGBT people – and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity. Helpline open 10am – 10pm every day – 0300 330 0630

Pink Therapy – directory of LGBT+ therapists (££)

Moodgym – free online CBT (not LGBT+ specific)

Hormones

Information on Testosterone Hormone Therapy

Testosterone and the trans male singing voice

Name change

Action for Trans Health – Changing your name and / or title

Pronouns

Mypronouns.org – Pronouns matter

Gender neutral pronoun blog – list of different pronouns

Domestic violence and hate crime

Galop – for LGBT+ people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse. Galop also supports lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system. 020 7704 2040 is London LGBT+ Advice Line. 0800 999 5428 is National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline.

Education

Gendered Intelligence

Presentations for work

How to be a better ally to trans and non-binary people

If you have any suggestions for additional resources, please let me know via my contact page 🙂

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