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The government has back-tracked on its promises to the LGBT+ communities to ban all forms of conversion abuse. By actively excluding trans and non-binary people from the conversion therapy ban, the government has decided to condone conversion abuse for our community. Ask your MP to support a trans-inclusive ban on conversion therapy, and make sure any future law leaves no one behind.

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Name Change Clinic

Looking for free and independent guidance on the use of deed polls to change your or your child’s name? Visit our online legal clinic in collaboration with Latham & Watkins.

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From essays about trans joy to reaction to the latest news affecting trans youth, visit our blog for the stories that matter.


What should my transgender child’s school be doing to help?

Making sure your transgender child feels as supported in school as they do at home can really help when they’re transitioning. Faye, an assistant head teacher, talks about how staff training, gender neutral uniforms and putting gender identity on the curriculum can help create a safe environment for your child.

For more videos, head to our Parents Resource page


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