Identity (R-Trans ) group

A group for Trans* persons and their allies

Identity (formally R-Trans) is the only social group covering Reading, Berkshire and the surrounding areas for those who seek peer support and friendship through transitioning.

As Reading’s longest-running Trans inclusive peer support and social group, we’ve built a trusted rapport with our members based on trust, sensitivity and respect, being a fully inclusive and supportive service.

What is Identity?

Identity is Reading’s only social and peer support group for like-minded people who identify under the Trans* umbrella as Transgender, Transsexual, Transvestite or as Gender Fluid.

R-Trans meetings takes place at The Biscuit Factory

Your privacy is of utmost importance. Our peer support group is based on mutual understanding and respect. If you wish to use an alternative and more suitable name, you’re more than welcome to. We never disclose the details of attendees of our groups, or post any online content without explicit prior permission. We understand the need for secrecy – any concerns, let us know!

Free tea and coffee are available throughout the meeting!

Whilst we can not offer changing facilities. There are unisex toilets available.

We wish all visitors to feel able to be completely comfortable in themselves, and we would expect our visitors to respect the views of other people within the group at all times.

Full terms are available when you sign up to receive our next group invitations. 

Should you have an questions about R-Trans, please contact us.

All our groups are completely free. If you wish to donate to the running costs of the event, please feel welcome to make a donation at one of the donation pots available across the centre!

Go to our contact page and sign up to our newsletter where we will inform you of the next meeting days and any changes that may happen.

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