Resources for Parents

Mermaids Group

Link to parents group


Useful Videos

What is Gender?

Link to the Patchwork films with trans people giving their own personal stories

Victoria Derbyshire show "Lilly and Jessica"

CBBC's I am Leo

It gets better - Parents of Transgender Children

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

Understanding Children's Atypical Gender Behaviour

Research study - Mental Health of Transgender Children Who Are Supported in Their Identities

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

Jackie's Story

Younger trans children

Why bathroom access matters

Inside out - Portraits

What you need to know

What your GP needs to know



GIRES online resource for parents and professionals

A short trailer that features a series of e-learning resources, illustrated with film, to help practitioners and families understand better how to support trans people



What is Neutrois?

Androgyne online

Transitioning while non-binary

Beyond the binary magazine

Non-binary visibility, education and advocacy


Gender variant children and young people in care - toolkit



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 parents of Trans Teens Factfile


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

Brackenburn Clinic
Tel. 02890 638 854



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

Mindline Somerset & Bristol; Providers of a specific mental health helpline for the South West of England
SailNi (N. Ireland)

Family support - 02830 570 075
Office / Admin - 02895 320 023 

Transparentsees (Scotland)

Fertility clinics and fertility preservation


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 childs details on the NHS

Free deedpoll

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



Underworks Binders

Free Binder scheme

Gc2b binders