Spectra News


July 8th, saw the team from our Trans Empowerment Programme join the thousands of people for London Trans Pride 2023. Joining the march to amplify the voice to the Trans […]

South West London Sexual Health and HIV Prevention Service for High Risk Groups – Press Release

Following a 2022 procurement exercise for Sexual Health and HIV Prevention services to the London boroughs of Wandsworth, Richmond, Sutton, Kingston and Merton, previous contract holders Spectra and partners METRO […]

Remembering Simon Dennis

Spectra are deeply saddened to share the news of the death of our Board member and Trustee, Simon.  Simon was a long-time supporter of Spectra – a fiercely intelligent man, […]

Mindfulness Based Chemsex Recovery (MBCR) Programme

FOLLOWING the success of the Mindfulness-based Chemsex Recovery Programmes in 2020, 2021 and 2022, we are please to announce two courses have been scheduled for 2023. Course 1 will take […]


February is LGBT History Month, and some of the team at Spectra have shared here, some of their personal memories in history. From events, to people and iconic places in […]


“As Spectra, and the Trans Empowerment Programme prepare to mark this year’s Trans Day of Remembrance (the annual commemoration of Trans and non-binary people who are killed each year through […]

Spectra @ Pride 2023

ON July 1st, 2023 Team Spectra joined the Pride in London Parade, and below is a gallery of images from the day. As always it is so good to march […]

Spectra @ Trans Pride: London & Brighton

July 9th we joined the tens of thousands of people walking in the London Trans Pride march and a week later Jul 16th we were at the #TransPrideBrighton 2022 park, […]


After a three year hiatus, we got to march in the Pride In London 2022 parade. It was so great to have colleagues, peers, service users, and members of our […]

A Letter from Myfanwy

Hi, I would just like to express my deep gratitude to all of you at Spectra for the tremendous support you are giving to those of us in the trans […]

Sexual Health Dramatherapy Group

GBTQ MEN LIVING WITH A DISABILITY, HEALTH CONDITION AND/OR ARE NEURODIVERSE – THERAPY SUPPORT GROUP. Spectra are launching a, peer-delivered, 10-week therapy group for gay, bisexual, and queer, cis and […]

Spectra Coronavirus Advice

From Karen Skipper, Spectra CEO: Spectra Senior Management Team is following the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and keeping updated on Government advice. Links to that advice are below and we are […]

Spectra Biennial Report 2019-2021

London Trans Pride 2021

Below are some of the many images taken today by the team at Spectra Trans Services as they joined the London Trans Pride’s Peaceful Protest 2021:

Trans Day of Visibility 2021

Since January 2020 Spectra has been running Art Therapy Groups for trans people. For Trans Day of Visibility, some participants have chosen to share some of the images they have […]

Statement about 2021 census

At Spectra, we are pleased to see the inclusion of trans status and sexual orientation as optional questions on the 2021 census. However, we are aware there has been a […]