Resources for autistic women

On the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm-6:30pm, we run our Women-Aligned Group on Zoom. It is for autistic women and femme-aligned non-binary adults (aged 18 and over) living in the Leeds area. Find out more about how to join on our Online Groups page.

The National Autistic Society have an article about gender identity and autism. You can read it here:

The Curly Hair Project has a series of books about what it’s like to be an autistic woman. Visit the Curly Hair Project website to find out more:

The Autism Women and Non-Binary Network is an organisation run by autistic women and non-binary people. They are based in the US and have a blog full of posts by autistic women and non-binary people. Here is a link to their website:

Recommended reading:

Local groups/services for women and girls

Resources for LGBTQI+ autistic people

  • Yorkshire MESMAC are a sexual health charity with offices in Leeds. You can find out about what they do here:
  • TransLeeds are a support group for transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming people. They run two groups a month and regular social events. Visit their website for more info:

Local LGBTQI+-specific services:

Autism and LGBTQIA* resources: