Further Reading

 

 
General Info

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The Gender Trust: the UK’s largest charity helping people whose lives are affected by gender identity issues: http://www.gendertrust.org.uk/

 

Gendered Intelligence: An organization that runs creative arts and training events which investigate gender. Gendered Intelligence runs an annual community conference: http://www.genderedintelligence.co.uk/

 

Transwhat is a fantastic and up to date 101-type resource: http://transwhat.org/

 

The Gender Identity and Education Society (GIRES) publishes literature, conducts research, trains organizations and advises policy makers. It focuses particularly on people with atypical gender identity development, and is also an excellent resource for academic journal articles: http://www.gires.org.uk/

 

 

Non-binary

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Gendered Intelligence have produced a leaflet explaining non-binary identities. Some known issues with this leaflet are the definition of bisexual as attraction to binary genders only (this is false!) and the use of the term Third Gender, which is a colonially imposed term used for non-binary people outside of the West and should not be used to describe someone unless they themselves specify to do so.  http://cdn0.genderedintelligence.co.uk/2013/02/12/12-35-49-nonbinary0213.pdf

 

Genderqueer ID.com is a very comprehensive tumblr site with support and information for non-binary folks, and a substantial list of other sources of info: http://genderqueerid.com/gq-links

 

 

Life Outside the Binary is another comprehensive site, which includes an excellent glossary: http://lifeoutsidethebinary.com/

 

 

Pronoun Dressing Room is a useful place to learn about different pronouns and try them out in context: http://pronouns.failedslacker.com

 

 

Pride Archive is an index of many different gender identities, as well as romantic and sexual orientations: http://pridearchive.tumblr.com/index (content warning for a couple of terms sometimes considered to have cissexist connotations)

 

 

Legal

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The Crown Prosecution Service pages on prosecuting cases of transphobic crime: http://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/prosecution/homophobia.html (content warning for detailed discussion of various types of transphobic and homophobic hate crime)

 

Equality Challenge Unit works to further and support equality and diversity for staff and students in higher education:

http://www.ecu.ac.uk/subjects/trans

 

The Gender Recognition Act 2004http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2004/7/contents

 

The Equality Act 2010: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents

 

 

Medical

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UK Trans Info are a voluntary organisation that distribute information about trans rights and healthcare in the UK and work with the NHS to improve healthcare access for trans people. They have up-to-date copies of all the relevant NHS guidance on their site: www.uktrans.info

 

 

 

 

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