I’ve been involved in the trans community for more than twenty years; initially providing support on the internet then training as a counsellor and counselling supervisor; chairing trans and LGB&T support groups and providing workshops on trans issues to a range of audiences — and I’ve won several awards for this work.
This guide has been developed from those workshops and my personal experiences supporting other trans individuals. It is intended to be easy to read keeping jargon to a minimum and explaining terms in simple language. The information is laid out in logical sections — with a comprehensive contents section to find relevant details easily.
With the number of individuals identifying as trans, intersex, non-
It will help you to identify the questions that you need to ask and how to avoid common mistakes.
It will also be a valuable resource for anyone who identifies as transgender, intersex, non-
The book is aimed at anyone dealing with trans people
•Counsellors / Help-
•Support/ Social Workers
•Teachers and Lecturers
•Citizens Advice Bureaux
•Criminal Justice System staff including
Crown Prosecution Service
Magistrates and Judges and Court Staff
Prisons & Detention Centres
Probation and CRCs
•Equality and Diversity Practitioners
•Family & Friends
•And Trans Individuals themselves
•Transsexual Journey to Surgery
•Travelling on: Post Transition / Surgery
•Trans Issues in Counselling
•Partners and Families
•Discrimination & Hate Crime/ Incidents
•Trans People in the Criminal Justice System