Further Reading and Support

Local Trans* Friendly Establishments


Lovely place to chill with friends.

Spikis Barbers Shop

A good friendly barbers shop.

Laserskin Solutions

Trans friendly hair removal in Bournemouth

Trans Girl

Trans friendly laser hair removal in Southampton, specialises in trans hair removal.




Simone Thomas

Trans friendly hair, wig and beauty salon in Westbourne. Ask for Lisa.

Other Local Support Groups

Over the Rainbow

Bournemouth NHS LGBT support

Space Youth Project

Dorset-wide LGBTQ youth groups (for ages 14-25 years)

Kiss 'n' Makeup

Social group for trans women

LGBT Collectivelgbtcollective1b

Connecting LGBT networks across the south west region.

General Information


Information for trans* people, families and online training for professionals

Interim protocol for gender identity services

NHS England has published an Interim Gender Protocol for the purpose of addressing the significant variations in equity of access currently experienced by patients using gender identity services across England. This is useful when you approach your doctor for the first time.

The Gender Trust

Support for people with gender identity issues


Supports trans* communities in positive body image

The Beaumount Society

Society for trans women and those that cross dress


Support for teenagers and children with gender identity issues

Employment Rights and Law

Government Equalities Office


Ilga Europe

Equality and Human Rights Commision (EHRC)


Hate Crime 2 Apps



Transgender Europe

Other Credits and Sponsors