Transgender and gender identity resource from InfoBuzz and Young Glos
This booklet includes advice and information collated by young people in Gloucestershire who have first-hand experience of exploring their own gender identity. The aim of this booklet is to raise awareness of gender identity, provide definitions and explain terms and to give advice and guidance to young people, who may be questioning their own identity and gender.
This free downloadable booklet has been collated by young people in Gloucestershire who have first-hand experience of exploring their own gender identity. On the rear two pages you will find organisations that offer advice and guidance for anyone looking for gender identity support in Gloucestershire.
TIC+ offers a Parent Support & Advice Line. If your child lives in Gloucestershire and is between the ages of 0 and 25 and you, as a parent or carer, would like support, please get in touch. To make it easier to reach out for help we offer a choice of ways to contact us on Freephone 0800 6525675 or web-chat. Whichever option you choose, there is no need to make an appointment, drop-in anytime during our open hours.
Alternatively, if you would like to arrange counselling for a young person who lives in Gloucestershire and is aged 9-21, they can get support from our TIC+ counsellors. All they, or someone they trust, needs to do is call us on 01594 372777 or text us on 07520 634063 to give us some details so we can arrange an appointment.
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