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Information about Seahorse

Some questions that you may have about our organisation.


What is the Seahorse Society?

The Seahorse Society of NSW is a social and support organisation for cross-dressers & transgender people, based in Sydney, NSW, Australia.

We are NOT a dating or sexual contact service.


What are Seahorses aims?

To bring cross-dressers & transgender people together socially in a safe venue; provide support for them, their partners & families, and promote better understanding to the wider community.


Would you like to join Seahorse?

To find out how to join Seahorse Society.


Would you like to contact Seahorse?

You can contact us by email, phone or mail.


Why the name "Seahorse"?

The name "Seahorse" was adopted as "it is a rather delightful creature, with graceful movement & quiet dignity" and also because of its combination, at times, of both gender roles.


What is Seahorses history?

The Seahorse Club, it was founded in 1971 by cross-dressers who wished to share their interests with like-minded people. It is the oldest existing organisation of its type in Australia.

The Seahorse News Column

All the latest Seahorse news items and upcoming events.
Updated: Sunday,11th June, 2017.


Seahorse Ball ticket sales now open

This year's Seahorse Ball will be on the 19th August at the Sydney Airport Mercure Hotel. Entertainment will include singer Mary Heart, as well as the Big Bang Band.

Ticket sales are now open.


Technical problem with the website

Suddenly the pull-down menus, the footer menus and files external files, called server-side includes, suddenly stopped working recently. I presume there is a problem on our hosts server. Hopefully it is a temporary problem. Menus are being being added manually to each page. It will take some time to complete this.

In the interim, I have manually created menus on many frequently used or important pages.


Change of postal box address

The Gosford PO Box is now closed.
All mail should be sent to:
PO Box 2193, Boronia Park, NSW 2111.


Membership Fees are now due. Stay financial & support Seahorse!

Annual Membership fees are now payable. They remain $50.00 per year. Please pay as soon as possible. You must be a financial member to vote at the Annual General Meeting on Friday 26th May.

Payment methods:

* Pay at Social Meetings (members only).
* Pay by mail: Send cheque or money order to:
PO Box 2193, Boronia Park, NSW 2111
* Pay by bank transfer/direct deposit:
Westpac, Gordon, NSW: BSB:032-083 A/C No:166511


Non-financial members attending Social Meetings

The Seahorse Committee has noticed that non-financial members often attend social meetings. As a result, the committee has decided that, in fairness to members who do pay their membership fees, the following rules will apply:

1. That non-financial members are not eligible to win prizes (e.g. fashion parades and competitions, etc.).
3. That non-financial members will now pay $15.00 entry fee, instead of the usual $7.00.
4. Financial members will continue to pay $7.00.
5. That non-financial members be encouraged to continue to support Seahorse by renewing their subscription.


Seahorse Forum

The Forum is open all members of the trans-community, as well as partners and friends, and anyone wanting to discuss cross-dressing and trans-issues. Drop in, register and then begin to post:


Full list of Seahorse events in 2017:

This includes the following:
* Monthly Social Meetings & Committee Meetings.
* Yearly Seahorse Ball, City-Country Get-togethers & Xmas Party.
For more details:

Seahorse Calendar:

Has been updated with all this years Seahorse events.


What is on this website?

This website has lots of information about the Seahorse Society, its aims and its activities and about cross-dressing generally.

Below is a list of the contents of the main sections of this website.

The Main Section:


Seahorse Forum: Discuss cross-dressing & transgender issues in our Forum.

Events: Seahorse Events and other CD/TG events held in NSW.

Christmas Party Harbour Cruise: Details of this event.

Seahorse Ball: An invitation to the famous Seahorse Ball.

Our Calendar: On-line calendar contains our events and other CD/TG organisations.

Joining Seahorse: How to apply for membership with Seahorse.

Contact Page: How to contact us by mail, phone or email.

Email List: Members can join the email list to get the news & an electronic copy of the Magazine.

Our FAQs Pages: Frequently asked questions: cross-dressing; going out in public; joining Seahorse.

Links to our Sister Organisations: Organisations throughout Australia and the World.

Sponsors Page: Details of our very generous sponsors.

Payments Page: How to pay your subscription or to buy tickets on-line for Seahorse events.

Site Map: A list of all the webpages on this site.

Search: Search the Seahorse website.

Privacy: Read our privacy statement.

Seahorse Statistics: Data about Seahorse membership


The Resources Section:

 

Resources Index Page

Cross-dressing Guide: Seahorses Guide to CD-friendly shopping places, services & venues.

Makeup Tips for Beginners: An article that covers the basics of skin care and makeup.

Articles: A series of articles on a variety of topics, most related to cross-dressing.

Members Guidelines: The guidelines that should be practiced by all members.

Getting Help: A list of useful links to access help for transgender and associated issues.

Seahorse Library: Some excellent reference readings for members and partners of cross-dressers.

Seahorse Life Members: This page honours our four Life Members: Rosemary, Jill, Phia and Julia.

Seahorse Committee: Committee members are elected each May at the Annual General Meeting.

Past Seahorse Presidents: A list of all known past Presidents and their years of tenure.

Seahorse Rules: All the rules of the Seahorse Society, regarding the running of the organisation.


The Members Section:

Members Login Page: Only current financial Seahorse Members can access this section.

New Members FAQ: Answers to questions new members may have about Seahorse social meetings.

Seahorse Magazines: Access back copies of the Seahorse magazines

Photos from Seahorse events: Access photos from Seahorse Balls and other Seahorse events.

Seahorse Committee Meetings: Minutes from their meetings dating from April 2008.

Archive of Seahorse Email Newsletters: Monthly emails sent out by Christine about Seahorse matters.


The Partners Section:

Partners Section Index Page: The Seahorse Society can offer support to partners in a variety of ways.

Partners Support Program: Contact our Partner Support.

Family issues: Important issues that come up for a family when someone comes out as a cross-dresser.

Charter of partners rights: Looks at both partners and cross-dressers rights.

Helpful Resources: Some good books and articles for partner.


Disclosures

This site does NOT contain explicit or offensive material. This site is safe to browse for people who are interested in understanding more about cross-dressing and transgender issues and who would like to find out more about transgender activities in Sydney and New South Wales, Australia.


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Other TG events
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And more...
Our Aims
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Seahorse Sponsors

And even more...
Payments Page
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Seahorse's History
Seahorse Statistics
Miscellaneous pages

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