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THE CLARE PROJECT transgender support and social group, Brighton

We have our own Facebook site. Look for Clare Project

See below our expanded information on FTM links

Navigate Brighton


Formerly FTMB, Navigate is a group for transgender men, trans masculine people, gender queer people, non-binary people, those assigned intersex and/or female at birth that fit somewhere else on or off the spectrum, or those who are questioning their gender identity 

Meetings are at Space for Change (fully accessible facilities), 14 Windlesham Avenue, Brighton BN1 3AH on the first Wednesday and third Saturday of each month from 7-9pm.

More useful links:

MORF binder scheme – www.morf.org.uk

Underworks binders – www.f2mbinders.com

General information; hormones, passing tips, surgery etc: www.ftmguide.org

FTM London (London FTM peer support group): www.ftmlondon.org.uk


Mind Out 


Offers a great number of confidential services run by LGBT worke

Brighton Pride

Promotes equality and diversity, and advances education to eliminate discrimination

against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) community

LGBT Switchboard


Has been providing a service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans communities since 1975. The helpline is run by trained volunteers. You can call about anything that's on your mind, including emotional and relationship difficulties, sexual or gender identity, hate crime or what's on and where to go in Brighton and Hove. Switchboard is open Monday-Friday 5-9pm, Saturday and Sunday 5-7pm, Telephone 01273 204050. For further information check out their online help page here.


Allsorts Youth Project

Allsorts is a project based in Brighton to support and empower young people under 26

who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or sexual identity.

They have a weekly drop-in on Tuesday evenings between 5.30 and 8.30pm and a comprehensive website.



Brighton-based site promotes positive living for trans people, with news of events,

blogs, posts and links to other trans sites.

Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance


A transgender support group based in Hastings.

Friendly, informal trans group meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month, starting at 7pm.

Anyone identifying as trans to some degree or exploring their gender identity is welcome to attend.

There is also a closed Facebook group to give continuing support between meetings.

You can email organisers Gary and Paris to find out more at hrrat@hrra.org.uk

Join the group email list: HRRAT email List

Find the group on Facebook and Twitter at @HRRA_T, use the #HRRA_T hashtag. 

If you are under 18 please contact the group before you go to a meeting.