Intersex

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Depend – support for transgender and transsexual people and their families
NOT LGB specifically
Other BM Depend London WC1N 3XX
Website: http://www.depend.org.uk/

Depend is a voluntary organisation whose aim is to provide support, advice and information for anyone who knows, or is related to, a transsexual person in the UK. They provide a space and carry a lot of information, as well as personal stories by/for partners, ex partners, parents, children, family members and friends of transgender and transsexual people in the UK. Their site aims to provide the following:

  • News of the latest developments from within our organisation and relevant sources from around the UK and abroad.
  • Information for visitors who would like to learn more about Transsexualism in general and treatment of the condition.
  • Access to free support, in many forms, for anyone in the UK, who has come to know a transsexual person as a friend, colleague or family member.
  • A place where people in similar situations and circumstances can meet to exchange experiences and information.
  • An opportunity for visitors and supporters to help us develop Depend into an invaluable network of support and resources for the friends and family of transsexual people in the UK.
Categories: Homophobia, Intersex, LGBT, Support groups, Trans, Transphobia, UK, Websites
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Gay and Lesbian Vaishnava Association (GALVA)
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The Gay and Lesbian Vaishnava Association is an international organization dedicated to the teachings of Lord Caitanya, the importance of all-inclusiveness within His mission, and the Vedic concept of a natural third gender. Its purpose is to educate Vaishnavas, Hindus and the public in general about the “third sex” as described in Vedic literatures. This knowledge will help to correct many of the common misconceptions that people hold today concerning third-gender people (gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgenders, the intersexed, etc.). In addition to this, GALVA wishes to provide a friendly and positive-oriented place where third-gender devotees and guests can associate together and utilize their time to learn more about Krsna consciousness and advance in spiritual life.

Categories: Faith, International, Intersex, LGBT, Social networks, Spirituality, Support groups, Websites
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Mermaids UK
Other Suite 5 High Street House 2 the High Street Leeds LS19 7PP
Work Phone: 0344 334 0550 Website: Visit Website

What would you do if your 7 year old son told you that he wanted to be a girl? Or your 14 year daughter told you that she feels that she is really a boy? Or perhaps you are a young person, and you feel that your body doesn’t match who you are on the inside. Don’t panic, you are not alone! Our members are parents and young people who have dealt with, or are dealing with, issues like the examples above. Mermaids is a support group for gender variant children and teenagers, and their families. Our Infoline is open Monday to Saturday 3pm until 7pm only, UK Time, when staffed, answerphone at other times – local rates Registered Charity No. 1073991.

Categories: Bullying, Families, Hate Crime Reporting, Homophobia, Intersex, LGBT, London, Non Binary, Support groups, Trans, Transphobia, UK, Youth
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Rainbow Pilgrims
LGBTQI
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Rainbow Pilgrims is a project that explores the history of LGBTQI migrants in the UK both past and present using oral history, film and photography. Hosts a touring exhibition with pop-up events and learning tools.

Categories: Art and Design, Asylum & Immigration, Bi-Sexual, Bisexual, BME, Faith, Gay men, Immigrants, Intersex, Lesbian, Lesbian women, LGBT, Trans, Transsexual, UK
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The Gender Identity Research & Education Society (GIRES)
Trans people
Work Melverley, The Warren Ashtead, Surrey KT21 2SP
Work Phone: 01372 801554 Work Fax: 01372 272297 Website: http://gires.org.uk/index.php

An organisation offering free, confidential and non-judgemental advice, information and support to all family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people in the UK.

Categories: Advice & Help, Families, Intersex, Non Binary, Queer, Trans, Transphobia, UK, Websites
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Trans Bristol
NB: FB Page for Trans people only
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The intention behind TransBristol is to create a safe space where trans identified people in the Bristol area can share ideas, provide support and plan things. This WordPress site will act (for the moment, at least) as a platform for ordering and accessing information . There is a Facebook group where you can input ideas and discuss stuff. There is also an e-mail address: transbristol@gmail.com We hope to develop in a non-hierarchical, co-operative and consensual decision-making sort of way. If you want to get involved, that would be great. If you want to stand at the side, that’s also fine. This site is a work in progress. Just at the moment, it’s just me, Dru, putting information in and hoping for the best. If there’s something you think should be on this site, let me know! Further admins will probably get involved later. The Facebook group is the place for free-for-alls. Play nicely! Update: been adding pages of info and links. They reflect my own perspective, and so are weighted in a slightly MtF way. Hopefully this will change as more people get involved. We want as many perspectives as possible. Binary, non-binary, genderqueer, whatever. Anything under the trans umbrella should belong here.

Categories: All Bristol areas, Intersex, Non Binary, Social groups, Social networks, Support groups, Trans, Transphobia, Websites
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