About Us


MyUmbrella is a volunteer led support group based in Reading, Berkshire for the lesser known LGBT+ identities. 
We were launched at Reading Pride 2015 by Reading Pride & our aim is to educate,support & socialise 
We also aim to signpost those who require the support and advice from other organisation to the relevant services. 

Meet the team below

Christina Dearlove

Christina is pan-sexual and gender fluid, She is a in store re merchandiser for a living. She has a passion for all things girlie as well as loves being a big kid and collecting/trading toys.

Kerry Goodman

Kerry in her spare time enjoys photography, watching Disney movies, tattoos and piercings. Kerry has a NVQ level 2 pharmacy dispenser and a level 2 smoking cessation advisor.

Tania Twinkle


DJ Tania Twinkle is a resident at the Purple Turtle providing DJ 
services for local burlesque group The Scarlet Vixens. She is a 
professional straight transvestite DJ who has been performing for the 
past 25 years & strongly supports LGBT+ rights & issues.

John & Lin

John and Lin work for Transgender Therapy. This is a private therapy practice, that supports Trans individuals, offering a personal approach to therapy for both Trans people and their families.

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