Frequently Asked Questions

Most of us are not aware of the issues surrounding the support for transgender people. Read on for the most recent statistics and information on our work.

 

What are we trying to achieve?

Our aim is to gain awareness about the trans community and raise much-needed funds for services, we would like a world where events are no longer needed and all trans people are accepted in the community without prejudice.


What is the definition of transgender?

Denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex.


What it means to be transgender?

Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex. Transgender people are sometimes called transsexual if they desire medical assistance to transition from one sex to another.


What is gender dysphoria disorder?

Gender dysphoria (GD), or gender identity disorder (GID), is the distress a person experiences as a result of the sex and gender they were assigned at birth.


What sexual orientation do transgender people label themselves as?

Being transgender is independent of sexual orientation: transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, asexual, or may decline to label their sexual orientation.