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Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays


Parent to Parent

A Sheffield based charity of local parents trained as peer educators to help increase parents’ confidence and skills in talking to their children about sex and relationships.

Tel: 0114 226 1917
Email: kath.broomhead@chiv.nhs.uk

Further information is available in the Projects section of www.sexualhealthsheffield.nhs.uk.

Centre for HIV and sexual health


Gay and Bisexual Men’s Community Workers. Information and support for Gay & Bisexual men and those exploring their sexuality.

Tel: 0114 226 1907/ 08
Email: anthony.bains@chiv.nhs.uk, tony.atkin@chiv.nhs.uk

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

National 24 hour phoneline for anyone with questions or concerns about their sexuality.

Tel: 020 7837 7324

Excellent NHS webpage on trans health


Excellent NHS webpage on LGB health


Queer Youth Network

Queer Youth Network – a national LGBT youth organisation


Actionline: 0808 1000 143

Each stands for educational action challenging homophobia and is a charity that supports young people and adults affected by homophobia or transphobia. The freephone actionline is for young people affected by homophobic or transphobic bullying and is available 9.30am – 4.30pm weekdays.


Mermaids provides support and information for children, young people, their families and carers who are trying to cope with gender identity issues


Depend is 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

Press for Change

Press for Change has a website for information on legal issues and equal rights for trans people in the UK

Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES)

Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) is a public information source about gender identity and transexualism and a resource for gender variant people and their families

The Gender Trust

The Gender Trust supports all those affected by gender identity issues

Inner Enigma

Inner Enigma is a charitable group supporting transsexual and transgender people, their partners and families

FTM Network

FTM Network is an informal self-help group open to all female to male transgender and transsexual people, or those exploring this aspect of their gender


Regard is a national organisation of disabled lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people

Transupport (Rotherham)


Transupport (Rotherham) provides support to transgendered people, their families and friends in the Rotherham area.

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