Gender Identity Resources in the UK

This is a list of resources that are available to those who live in the United Kingdom (composed of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland and go through The Nation Health Service [a.k.a. NHS]) Huge thanks to my friend Ciara Marshall for this list, couldn’t have done it without them. šŸ™‚

NOTE: If there are any inaccuracies or know something that should be added to this list, don’t hesitate to let me know!

General Resources and Support

Name Website Comments
Gender Identity Research & Education Society Uses research and individual experiences to help educate others.
Sparkle Actively promotes fundraising and transgender awareness.
Trans Media Watch Aims to improve media representation and coverage.
Gendered Intelligence Develops youth programs, workshops and offers sensitivity training.
Mind (Mental Health Charity) Provides a huge range of mental health resources.
Unity Group Wales Offers a wide range of support services for transgender folks.
Scotting Trans Promotes and strives to improve transgender rights and inclusion in Scotland.
Umbrella Cymru Offers a wide range of gender identity resources in Wales.

Health Resources

Name Website Comments
National Health Service (NHS) Official site of the National Health Service.
National Health Service (NHS) Official site of the National Health Service.
National Health Service (NHS) Official site of the National Health Service.
Gender GP (Dr Helen Webberly) A gender specialist and her team that offers a wide range of medical services for transgender people.

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Binders and Free Binder Programs

The following table is a list of brands that offer binders for the transgender and gender nonconforming community. A binder is an undergarment that is used for the sole purpose of safely compressing your chest.

NOTE: If there are any inaccuracies or any websites that I may have missed, please let me know! šŸ˜€

Name Website Price Range
Underworks $28 – $35
Gc2b $33 – $36
FLAVNT Streetwear $50
T Kingdom $43 – $75
Shapeshifters $40 – $100

CAN’T AFFORD A BINDER? These are the following places that offer free binders to those who can’t afford or otherwise cannot receive a binder for any reason.

Name Website Comments
Point of Pride Long waiting time.
In A Bind Only for ages 18 and under.
Trans Alike This person receives many donations; use the contact form. They also do a monthly binder giveaway.
Chase Ross Monthly Binder Giveaway Random chance; binder not guaranteed.
Free Youth Binder Program Only for those 24 years and under.
Big Brother Binder Program Will not ship to anyone under 18 years old without parental consent.