Resources for Teens

Mermaids Group

Teens forum

 

Useful Videos

What is Gender?

Patchwork films of trans people giving their own personal stories

My Genderation - Trans* peoples vlogs and videos

Victoria Derbyshire show "Lilly and Jessica"

CBBC's I am Leo

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

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

Jackie's Story

Why bathroom access matters

 

Non-binary information

What is Neutrois?

Androgyne online

Transitioning while non-binary

Beyond the binary magazine

Non-binary visibility, education and advocacy

 

Factsheets

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

GIRES lesson plans

Site for primary school teachers about trans issues

Inspiring Equality in Education - School Resources

Trans and Gender Questioning Pupils - ATL Fact Sheet

Changing the name on exam certificates - See Information for Trans Teens Factsheet

 

 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

 

Support

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

The Harper Leigh Foundation; a family charity, that aims to support, raise awareness and raise funds for transgender children and young people

Mindline Bristol and Somerset; Providers of a specfic mental health helpline in the South West of England

Gender Jam (N. Ireland)

Tel. 02890 996 819
info@genderjam.org.uk

 

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.

She would be willing to take younger patients provided that she could see them face-to-face in an appropriate clinical setting and the assessment was undertaken by a pediatric mental health professional.

 

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 details on the NHS

Free deedpoll

Useful blog from Ben Hoare Bell solicitors around when young people can change their first names without parental permission

Changing your NHS details

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