en English

GenderGP Service Users

Welcome back!

Welcome back, GenderGP Service Users!

Welcome back! Whatever you need, our website has a wealth of information to help you on your journey. If you are looking for some help with your individual healthcare needs, visit our help page, if you are looking for clarity on your rights as a trans individual click here, our gender specialist therapists are on hand should you need any wellbeing support and for the latest community news visit our podcast and blog pages.

Sweden’s trans youth blocked from accessing support

As the outcome of the Bell v Tavi ruling in the UK continues to have far reaching implications for trans youth around the world, GenderGP is alarmed to learn that in Sweden, trans youth under the age of 18, are no longer able to access blockers or hormones, as a...

UK’s Failure to support trans youth now impacting healthcare abroad

Sweden’s trans youth blocked from accessing support We are astonished that the failings of the UK to provide the proper treatment to trans and non binary individuals of all ages is impacting other countries. Research shows that failure to provide timely, affirmative...

Top surgery: getting it right

In this episode of the GenderGP podcast Fionn Collins (he/him), a trans man working for the student union at Technological University Dublin, talks to Marianne about having a second top surgery, following unsatisfactory results from the first. He shares his advice and...

Research supports benefits of gender-affirming healthcare

Research from Harvard University reveals an association between gender-affirming surgery and improved mental health outcomes. Harvard University’s Anthony N. Almazan and Alex S. Keuroghlian MD MPH, have today (April 28, 2021) published their secondary analysis of a...

Gender identity and health screening: what to consider

Gender is a commonly required field in medical records. However, it is important to note that just because it may say male or female on the patient’s paperwork, it does not necessarily follow that that gender is accurate or useful for GPs when they are carrying out a...

How To Conceal Beard Shadow: Makeup tutorial with Jecca Blac

When we asked our social media followers what makeup tips they would find useful, one question came up time and again: How can I effectively cover beard shadow? We reached out to gender free, vegan makeup brand Jecca Blac for their top tips. Here, Jessica (Founder of...

My first hand experience of discovering I’m agender

  Nessie Avery shares her experiences of a childhood feeling ‘different’, and how she eventually came to the realisation that she is agender, a term which falls under the non-binary umbrella and describes an internal sense of being neither male nor female nor...

Cass Review – website now live

We are delighted to see that the website for the Cass Review - Independent Review of Gender Identity Services for Children and Young People has now officially gone live and that contributions are being welcomed. Much work has been done to date to better understand the...

Top Surgery: what to ask, with Ioannis Ntanos

Surgeon, Ioannis Ntanos, returns for a second episode of the GenderGP podcast in which he tackles some of the key questions guys should be asking when considering top surgery. This episode of the podcast seeks to educate and empower the individual so that they can get...

Women and Equality Committee gives voice to anti-trans groups

The Women and Equalities committee has heard from four known groups which were set up to block the progress of trans rights in the UK. We believe this is a clear affront to the rights and dignity of trans people. The speakers at the event, held to hear evidence on the...