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GIRES (Gender Identity Research and Education Society)


  • to improve the lives of trans and gender non-conforming people, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.

Overall aim:

  • to improve substantially the environment in which gender non-conforming people live.
  • upholds the right of all those who do not fit the typical boy/girl, man/woman tick boxes, including people who intend to change gender role completely and others whose gender identity is non-binary, to live proudly in a society that celebrates diversity.

The website contains a guide to terminology in the transgender field.

Services provided:

  • Individual help
  • Improving medical care
  • Empowering young people
  • Support for organisations
  • Support for educators
  • Advice to policy makers
  • Importance of allies and other activities
  • Training and e-learning resources
  • News, events, consultations and surveys
The Gender Identity Research and Education Society Melverley, Melverley, The Warren, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 2SP
01372 801 554

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