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A Call to Action

There are more and more obstacles being placed in the way of trans and non-binary people wishing to change their name. This also disproportionately affects other groups, such as survivors […]

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Name Changes for Children and Young People

This memorandum summarises general legal information relating to the rights of transgender and/or non-binary individuals under UK law. It is not intended to give specific legal advice on which you […]

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Name Change Processes

Historically, England and Wales have taken a laid-back approach to changing your name. Your registered name is what is printed on your birth certificate. However, the basic legal position is […]

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Treat the cause, not the symptom

If you’re already on the waiting list for the Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service, you are still on the list and will (eventually) be seen. If you’re already a patient with NRGDS, things won’t change for you.

The people impacted are those seeking a referral to Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service.

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I have no gender-affirming care and I must scream

In January 2022, I learnt about an NHS GIC pilot scheme, so I got myself moved to the waiting list for this. Doing this saved me potentially years of waiting, as some folks are still routinely waiting several YEARS for their first appointment alone!

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Using my experience to help others

During my transition, I discovered packing boxers. I loved the idea and knew they would provide me with immense gender euphoria. However, every reputable brand was located overseas. My dysphoria used to be crippling and having to pay extortionate shipping fees for something I already hated myself for needing, intensified my discomfort.