Peer Support Group for Trans*Persons in Hamburg



Who we are

Peer support

Our flyers

Suggest a topic

Medical considerations

Assessment guide/ Begutachtungs-anleitung des MdS

Hair removal at the cosmeticians

Standards of Care, Version 7

Transsexuals Act

History, translation

How to change given names

Sex re-assignment

What's up





In Hamburg

In Germany

Court verdicts


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How to Contact Us

Spam-/Phishing Warning

Genuine email from Switch will always be sent from one of the following addresses:

  • info [at]
  • switchhamburg [at]
  • former: switchhamburg [at]

We regret, forgers keep sending email from similar email addresses like (.com instead of .de!). In case you receive mail from do not open it, never follow any link in it, but mark it as spam thus adding that address to your spam filter. The same applies to the sender "SWITCH SHG <>" and variants coming from other @... sender domains.

In person

Simply come around for a Switch meeting. It takes place on every 2nd Tuesday in a month at the Magnus Hirschfeld Centrum, mhc-Café, Borgweg 8, 22303 Hamburg (refer to map under Home)

On the phone

Call us at the German number 0176 - 29 49 73 23 (Michaela) (available during daytime on business days, try more than once or leave a message).

Via email

Send email to info [at] You can simply use the contact form below. Make sure to enter your name und email address for your message to reach us.

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