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Affirm Northern Ireland is a registered Northern Ireland charity We are dedicated to helping Transgender, Intersex and None Binary individuals and their families through Peer Support, Advocacy and Training.

Welcome to AffirmNI

Our next peer support group will take place in Belfast
on Saturday the 28/11/15
at 2pm until 5pm
for more details please email

Please note that our ask A.N.I online chat support service currently offers an administrated chat room between the hours of 6pm through until 8pm on Saturday’s & Sunday’s only. Simply visit us via a browser and at the bottom right of your screen you will see an Orange coloured tab click on it to enter in to our chat room area where you will have the opportunity to register a username with us, or logon via FaceBook, Twitter or Google+ alternatively you are able to login as a guest user to remain anonymous. To Privately chat with one of our administrators simply click on the administrators i.d which will open a private conversation between you and them. It is important that you ask in chat for an administrator and they will be identifiable by a gold star on there avatar/photo.

For user protection and our own protection all chat conversations private or public are recorded to a secure database in which only a super administrator can see. The recorded chat scripts can be used in the event that there is reason to believe that someone is in serious danger of being hurt or harming themselves or where a criminal offence is believed to have being committed as stipulated in our Terms & Conditions

Registered with the Northern Ireland Charity Commission NIC102530

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Information about the study

Title: ' Does the Minority Stress model predict poor mental health in transgender people?'

Purpose of the online survey? There are a high number of trans people who experience mental health difficulties. One reason is that they experience stress from prejudice and the discrimination they may receive from others. This research aims to look at this stress and the effects it has on mental health in trans people.

Do I have to take part? No. If you decide to take part you are still free to withdraw at any time and without giving a reason. If you withdraw then the information collected up to that point cannot be erased and may still be used in the analysis. To take part you must identify as being trans and be 18 years old or older.

Prize draw: If you choose to complete the study you will be entered into a prize draw, and have the chance to win 1 of 10 prizes; 2 x £20 Amazon vouchers, 3 x £15 Amazon vouchers, and 5 x £10 Amazon vouchers.

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