Here are some external links to trans-related organisations and websites that you may find useful. New additions include a report on Exploring abusive behaviours in LGBT relationships (see below):


Gender Trust

The UK charity helping people with gender identity issues



A website providing comprehensive health care to gender dysphoric, gender variant, transvestite, transgendered and transsexual people
(by Dr. Richard Curtis)



The Gender Identity Research and Education Society is a registered charity formed in 1997 to inform the public of issues surrounding gender identity and transsexualism


Press For Change (PFC)

A political lobbying and educational organisation, which campaigns to achieve equal civil rights and freedoms for all trans people in the United Kingdom through legislation and social change


Gender Recognition Panel (GRP)

Assesses applications from transsexual people for legal recognition of the gender in which they live and issues Gender Recognition Certificates


The Beaumont Trust

A charitable educational resource for medical, voluntary and lay people who wish to increase their knowledge on the subjects of transsexualism and transvestism


UK FTM Network

An informal, ad hoc self-help group, open to all female to male transgender and transsexual people



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



Family support group for children and teenagers with gender identity issues

Consortium of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender voluntary and community organisations

A national membership organisation focusing on the development and support of LGBT groups, projects and organisations so they can deliver direct services and campaign for individual rights.


Counselling Directory

Connecting you with a support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists, with information on their training and experience, areas of counselling covered, fees and contact details. The service is free and confidential.


TransGender Europe

A loose federation of transgender groups and activists from all over Europe


Latest news, videos and films about being transgender

Trans Partenrs

UK-based site for partners of trans people


Transgender news, issues and discussion

TS Road Map

A guide to setting priorities and choosing your route

Exploring abusive behaviours in LGBT relationships

This interim report on LGBT domestic abuse by the LGBT Coral Project, produced by researchers at Sunderland and Leicester Universities, has now been published. A summary of the report is available if you click here


Offering support, education and guidance for transsexual people, their families and partners


Facial Feminization Surgery

Information on all aspects of facial feminization surgery

Medical and other resources for transsexual women

Lynn Conway   

U.S.-based information and support site for transgender and transsexual people

*The Clare Project does not endorse these sites but provides this information as a guide for you to explore trans-related issues and resources on the internet.