Links and Search Engines
I am currently
working on this with the help of a friend, Becki, so this is very much not close
to being finished, if it ever will be.
international support organization for crossdressers and their families
The International Foundation for Gender Education
genetic mosaic support group - Mixed Gonadal Dysgenesis is a
condition caused by genetic mosaicism, usually xy/xo. Ordinarily xy results in a
male and xo results in a female with Turner's Syndrome. About 90 per cent of xy/xo
children have an apparently normal male body shape at birth. About 5 per cent
have a female body shape and about 5 per cent have ambiguous genitals.
Gender identity problems are extraordinarily common in xy/xo even in those born
with apparently normal male genitals. Since doctors rarely order a karyotype for
children with gender identity problems some of our members were misdiagnosed for
years. This matters because all xy/xo patients are at risk for heart and kidney
Insensitivity Syndrome Support Group (AISSG) UK - The
Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Support Group (AISSG) is a peer
information/support organisation established in 1988 (formalised in 1993). We
are completely autonomous but are affiliated to the Genetic Interest Group (GIG)
and Contact a Family. We help adults and families affected by XY intersex
conditions such as AIS, XY gonadal dysgenesis (Swyer's syndrome) and 5 alpha
reductase deficiency, and also XX females with Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser (MRKH
syndrome, Mullerian dysgenesis/aplasia, vaginal atresia etc. We have branches in
Germany, USA, Canada, S. Africa and Australia.
Homepage of the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Support
ISNA - Homepage of the
Intersex Society of North America
papers on IS conditions - Location of a vast
collection of papers on intersex conditions.
Campaigning or Education
Research and Education Society - GIRES exists to
promote and communicate research that improves the lives of people affected by
gender identity and intersex issues.
Online - This charity Bullying Online gives
comprehensive advice and information to parents and children on how to deal with
There is a wealth of information on the site, everything
from how to take a complaint right through the education system to racist and
mobile phone bullying and there are also explanations of the different types of
bullying policies in UK schools and sample letters for parents to copy out if
they are not sure what to say.
this just happens to be my web and is a help web. I am unabashedly Christian and
much of the web has to do with Christian issues. The largest section is however
humor. I also cover historical, cultural and philosophical issues.
Diane Wilson This is a
good site full of rich writing. It not only has excellent resources about being
transgendered, but has writings of trans-woman after her transition and those
writings show that we are people inside who have become whole.
Conway Computer Scientist, Electrical Engineer, Inventor, Research
Manager, Engineering Educator. This is a great web site with lots of
information. She is very up on what is happening in the scientific community and
has a great deal of information on her transition.
Rebecca Allison, M.D. Gender resource with a
Devlin A wise Christian and a good web
TS Women's Successes Links and Photos TS women's success list - M
to F who have successfully transitioned.
Successful TransMen Links and Photos TS
men's success list - F to M who have successfully transitioned.
Transsexual Women's Resources
A site "designed to empower transsexual women by providing factual information,
informed opinion, and personal narrative." Detailed information on surgery and
physical body transformation for the MTF transsexual. Webmistress Anne Lawrence,
M.D., says, "I hope these resources will help transsexual women make decisions
which will best serve their individual needs."
Challenging psychiatric stereotypes of gender diversity description:
GIDreform.org is an information resource for all who advocate reform of the
psychiatric classification of gender diversity as mental disorder.
Transgender, Transsexual and Crossdresser related site links than you'll find
Gender Web Home Page
The only weekly worldwide radio program that
talks about transgenderism in the first person. The site also features solid
reference material not available elsewhere.
GRACE & LACE LETTER INTERNATIONAL The Grace and
Lace Letter is a Christian publication for transgendered persons
The International Journal of Transgenderism
The first scientific
journal on transgenderism, peer reviewed with an editorial board of many leading
scientists from all over the world. Published quarterly and updated with new
articles during the quarter.
Rikki Swin InstituteThe
Rikki Swin Institute (RSI), founded by Ms. Rikki Swin, was established to form a
partnership between professional providers, corporations, individuals, and trans
persons for better understanding and acceptance. RSI is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt
Foundation consisting of a gender library, research facility, and newsletter
publication. RSI's offices are located in the Chicago area and are designed as a
showplace in which to conduct business, host meetings, and small conferences
appropriate to the institute's mission. RSI also provides provide space for
study and research. .
Fighting hate and promoting tolerance in all ways
http://www.tgcrossroads.org --seems to be especially good for
parents, teachers, other grownups
Family Support Group for Children and