Links to sites for support / social groups / news:
If you are aware of other sites within the south or nationally that we have not listed, please contact us.
Basement Boys FTM
Peer-to-peer FTM (female-to-male) trans support group.
Email: Basement_boys@hotmail.co.uk for more information.
The Beaumont Society is a national self help body run by and for those who cross-dress or are trans-sexual. We welcome all transgender people and their partners, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, creed or colour, and all varieties from nervous new transgender people to those who are experienced and confident in their correct gender.
Gender Identity Issues charity, with specific focus on transitioning trans* adults. Regular meetings, support group for partners and close relatives of trans* people in Hampshire.
Tel: 01489 589111 (24hr Answerphone)
*trans refers to transgender in this instance
The Clare Project
Based in Brighton, The Clare Project Drop-in offers a supportive & confidential safe space where people can meet to talk about themselves and their experiences.
They operate a closed group on Facebook – search Clare Project
Gender Construction Kit
The UK guide to changing things that are linked to gender.
They also offer information about ways to change head hair, facial hair, body hair, upper body, lower body, muscles, face,eyes, hands, voice, fragrance, mood, fertility, menstruation, libido, id documents, legal and financial, medical documents, and guides to choosing names, pronouns, titles, and identities.
Support and social group for trans people and their friends and families, including ‘other halfs’ partner support. Monthly disco in Totton, T@home afternoons (tea, cake and friendly chat afternoons for trans people) in Southampton.
Since 1998 Transgender Zone has been supporting those who feel they are confused about their gender, those who are looking for support for someone who is transgender, and health and social care professionals, broadcast media and lay people who want to learn more about the subject.
We work to educate those who are living with gender dysphoria and increase awareness about this and other gender identity issues.
A support page on Facebook. This is a closed group – search Transiness on Facebook
Transsexual Road Map
Transsexual Road Map is a travel guide to transsexual transition, intended to help you set priorities and choose your route.It’s about making informed purchasing decisions and setting realistic, achievable transition goals.