FTM London and Family & Friends of Transmasculine People takes safety and privacy very seriously. When attending our meetings and events, we ask that you abide by our Code of Conduct to ensure you and other attendees have a private, safe and welcoming environment. Attendees bringing guests to FFTM meetings and events are also expected to ensure that their guests are aware of this Code of Conduct.
Failure to do so may result in you and/or your guests being asked to leave or removed from a meeting or event, as well as being prevented from attending future meetings and events, pending further inquiry. For more information about our complaints procedure, download a copy of our full Code of Conduct, which you can find at the bottom of this page.
Attendees, trustees, volunteers, beneficiaries and guests of Family & Friends of Transmasculine People are expected to:
1. Respect the differing views, opinions, identities and experiences of meeting
attendees, beneficiaries and guests.
2. Behave appropriately at meetings. This includes;
a. Not using or displaying language, either written or verbal, video, audio
or images that are:
vi. anti-semitic or offensive to other religious people,
vii. sexual or pornographic in nature,
viii. copyrighted material for which the owner has not given
permission to publicly distribute,
ix. material which violates an individual’s right to privacy,
x. or material otherwise intended to disrupt meetings
b. Not using violent, aggressive, disruptive or unwanted sexual behaviour
c. Not behaving inappropriately as a result of drug or alcohol use.
3. Maintain the confidentiality of the group by not reporting, leaking or
publicising, either online or in printed, radio or televised media;
a. links or phone numbers of video conference meetings,
b. contents of meetings and events, including written transcriptions, video,
audio or images,
c. or personal details of those hosting or attending meetings and events,
ii. email or home addresses
iii. phone numbers
iv. social media accounts
v. images, video or audio
An exception may occur where explicit documented permission has been
given by the owners, or there has been a serious breach of safeguarding,
wrongdoing, unlawful activity or other similar matter in which whistleblowers
are protected by law.
4. Not report or publish, either online or in printed, radio or televised media,
slanderous or libellous material which brings FFTM or FTM London into
5. Not attempt to evade prior suspension by using false details, anonymous or
‘sock’ accounts to re-register for online meetings.
6. Abide by the terms and policies of the venue or platform used for meetings,
events and other services operated by FTM London.
7. Abide by any applicable laws, including laws relating to the possession and
use of drugs.
8. Ensure under-18s are accompanied by a responsible adult at all times when
attending meetings or events.
a. A responsible adult is defined as being a person over the age of 18
who is authorized by law or by a parent or guardian to have custody
and control of a minor. This person may be a parent, guardian,
stepparent, foster parent, carer, or otherwise related to the minor or
having an obligation and authority to care for or safeguard the minor.
FTM London is intended to be a safe space for AFAB trans men, FTMs and transmasculine non-binary people, and those questioning whether they are. We ask that researchers and journalists do not attend, except in pre-arranged circumstances. Similar restrictions are in place for photography. video and audio recording.
For insurance reasons, FTML is a 18+ space only