Welcome to the Seahorse Society of New South Wales

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.

Why the name "Seahorse"?

The name "Seahorse" was adopted as "it is a rather delightful creature, a trifle slow but with graceful movement & quiet dignity" & its combination of both gender roles.

What are Seahorse's 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.

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Would you like to join Seahorse?

To find out how to join Seahorse Society:

What is Seahorse's 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.

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Would you like to contact Seahorse?

You can contact us by email, phone or mail:

Seahorse News Column

All the latest Seahorse news items and upcoming events.

Monday, January 26, 2015.

Seahorse Website Update

The webpage for potential joining members has been revamped to clarify all the steps involved in joining Seahorse:

Next Social Meeting

Friday, 30th January: Our first meeting for the year and the traditional Australia Day Sausage sizzle.

Cafe Nights: New this year!

Starting in February this year, Seahorse will be having a monthly cafe night.

Where: City Extra at 301 Church Street, Parramatta
When: 8pm. Second Friday each month.
Booking: No booking needed, but ring or SMS Dana on Seahorse phone, if you are coming, so she can know approximate numbers attending.

For details of City Extra:

February Seahorse Meeting/Events

Cafe Night: 13th February.
Committee Meeting: 20th February.
Social Meeting: 27th February: Trivia Quiz.

Seahorse Meetings & Events

The Seahorse Events page has been updated with all the events, including the Cafe nights, that will be on this year:

The Seahorse Calendar has also been updated:

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:

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

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

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.

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

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: Seahorse's 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.


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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Main Links Menu

Main Sections: 
Home Page & Seahorse News

What's on?
Seahorse Events
Other TG events
Our Calendar

Contact Us
Join the Email List
Seahorse Forum

And more...
Our Aims
Join Seahorse
Frequently Asked Questions
Links to Sister Organisations
Seahorse Sponsors

And even more...
Payments Page
Our History
Seahorse Statistics
Miscellaneous pages

This website was designed by and is maintained by Christine Parker

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