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LGBT Foundation

A charity with a wide portfolio of well-established services and a rapidly developing range of new initiatives aimed at meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.


Tel: 0345 3 30 30 30

(Mon-Fri 10am to 10pm)

Email: info@lgbt.foundation | Website: lgbt.foundation


Providing free information and support for parents, friends & family of lesbian and gay people in the UK.


Website: www.pflag.co.uk


 Working for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals.


Info Line: 0800 050 20 20

(Mon-Fri 9:30am to 5:30pm)

Office Tel: 020 7593 1850

Email: info@stonewall.org.uk | Website: www.stonewall.org.uk

Schools Out

Schools Out's overarching goal is to make our schools and educational institutions safe spaces for our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities as teachers, lecturers and trainers; as pupils and students; as parents; as teaching and learning support staff; as site-officers, catering and cleaning staff; and as head teachers, managers and governors.


Helpline Female: 07960 493 544

Helpline Male: 01582 451 424

General Email: secretary@schools-out.org.uk | Youth Enquiries: youthvoice@schools-out.org.uk | Website: www.schools-out.org.uk


Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.


Helpline: 08457 90 90 90

(Call charges apply. See website for local branch telephone numbers)

Email: jo@samaritans.org | Website: www.samaritans.org

Families Together London

Families Together London is a London-based support group for the parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.


Support Line: 01285 654816 or 020 8874 4214

(Mon-Fri 9.00am to 9.00pm)

Meeting Information Email: hatta@familiestogetherlondon.com | Website: http://www.familiestogetherlondon.com/about/contacts


Gender Matters

Providing a comprehensive programme of practical support, counselling, advice and information for anyone with any questions or problems concerning their gender identity, or whose loved ones are struggling with gender identity issues.


Tel: 1902 744424

  Email:  info@gender-matters.org.uk | Website: www.gender-matters.org.uk


Mermaids is a support group for gender variant children and teenagers, and their families.  Their goal is to relieve the mental and emotional stress of all persons aged 19 years and under who are in any manner affected by gender identity issues, and their families and to advance public education in the same.


Information Line: 0208 1234819 (Mon-Sat) 

Email: info@mermaidsuk.org.uk | Website: www.mermaidsuk.org.uk

The Gender Trust

The Gender Trust is a listening ear, a caring support and an information centre for anyone with any question or problem concerning their gender identity, or whose loved one is struggling with gender identity issues.


Tel: 01527 894 838 

Email: info@gendertrust.org.uk | Website: gendertrust.org.uk

The Beaumont Society

As well as being a support network, the society keenly promotes the better understanding of the conditions of transgender, transvestism and gender dysphoria in society, thereby creating and improving tolerance and acceptance of these conditions by a wider public.


Information Line: 01582 412220

Website: www.beaumontsociety.org.uk


A voluntary organisation whose aim is to provide support, advice and information for anyone who knows, or is related to, a transsexual person in the UK.


Email: info@depend.org.uk | Website: www.depend.org.uk


Sparkle – the national transgender celebration is the worlds largest transgender event. For the last 10 years they've been celebrating with the trans community in July in Manchester.


Website: www.sparkle.org.uk

TDor and Reporting

TDoR (Transgender Day or Remembrance) is the 20th November every year – it is the day we reflect on the known trans people who have been murdered for being trans.This website also provides a portal for report trans hate crimes. 


Website: www.www.tdor.co.uk


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