To improve the quality of life of trans people and their families by supporting them and working with anyone who is affected by gender identity issues.
The Trust is a listening ear, a caring support and an information centre for anyone with any question or problem concerning their gender identity, or whose loved one is struggling with gender identity issues. The Trust is also recognised as an authoritative centre for professional people who encounter gender identity related issues in the course of their work. In particular this group includes employers, human resource officers, health workers and information services.
The charitable objects of The Gender Trust are:
- To relieve the mental and emotional stress of all persons who are in any manner affected by Gender Dysphonia related to Transgenderism
- To protect the good mental and physical health of all such persons
- To advance public education about all the aspects of Gender Dysphoria related to Transgenderism, Transsexualism.
- To promote relief from stress and isolation for any such persons by way of self help and mutual support from the membership of the Association.
The Trust has a membership organisation for trans people which provides a quarterly magazine and a confidential contact directory that enables members to make one to one contact with each other for mutual friendship and support. A team of volunteers from among the membership act as regional contacts.