Sexuality & Gender

UPDATED: 26.03.2020
In this section you can find support for the following:

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LGBT Foundation
The Lesbian and Gay Foundation offer information and support. 
Helpline: 0345 3 30 3030 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am - 6pm)

Switchboard LGBT+ helpline
A helpline giving support and referrals via telephone, IM and email to LGBT+ people, including those who may be confused about their sexuality or gender.
Helpline: 0300 330 0630 (lines open 10am - 10pm everyday)

LGBT Youth Scotland

Wales - LGBT Cymru

Northern Ireland - Cara Friend

For the gay and bisexual community, support advice and information. 
Info Line: 0800 050 20 20 (lines open Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 4.30pm) 

Stop Hate UK
Reporting and support for anyone affected by a hate crime or discrimination.
Helpline: 0800 138 1625 (lines open 24 hours a day)

Information and support for gay and bi men with drug issues.

Gendered Intelligence - GI
Working with the trans community to increase understanding of gender diversity and specialising in supporting young trans people aged 11-25. 

Worth Talking About
NHS information and advice about sex for anyone aged 12 to 18. 
Helpline: 0300 123 29 30 (lines open Monday – Friday 2pm – 8pm, weekends 2pm – 4pm)

Klinefelter’s Syndrome Association
Support and information for those affected by Klinefelter’s Syndrome (KS or XXY). An under diagnosed congenital condition that can cause some to feel gender fluid.

Inspiring stories from those who have come out, to help anyone with speaking out to family, friends and colleagues.



Gender dysphoria
NHS information about gender dysphoria and related conditions. 

Gender Identity Development Service is a specialist clinic for young people presenting with difficulties with their gender identity.

Support for young people and teenagers (19 or under) who may have gender identity issues. 
Helpline: 0808 801 0400 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am – 8pm)

Bayswater Support Group
Support for parents of children, adolescents and young people who have declared a trans identity or are suffering from gender dysphoria.

The Transgender Zone
Support advice for anyone confused about their gender. 

Gender Identity Research and Education Society – GIRES
Information and advice for trans people, their families as well as professionals.

The Beaumont Society
A self-help organisation for the cross-dressing and transsexual community


Same Sex Parenting
Information for anyone considering same sex parenting.

Depend provide support advice for family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people. 

Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - FFLAG
Supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bisexual daughters and sons.