Bulletin #2

Welcome to our second bulletin, which is already going out to over 50 members of the local community!

About Notts Trans Hub

– Support for trans community organising in Notts
– If you want to get involved or have a project you want to link to the Hub, please let us know.
– Home of the safer space guidelines
– A monthly bulletin for services, supporters and trans folks to share info – email us to add to the bulletin

Spoken Word Event – New date

Sumac centre are hosting a spoken word event on Sunday May 10 for trans folk and their supporters. There will be a workshop from 4.30-6.30, followed by Open Mic at 7 – email us for more info, or if you want to put yourself down for the workshop (limited spaces available).
Please note: The previous date of 22nd March was rescheduled due to a clash

Banana

If you haven’t caught it already, you have about a month left on 4OD to catch the historic inclusion of a trans actor (Bethany Black) playing a trans character in Russell T Davies’ spin-off to Cucumber, and with a small part in the main show. Watch Here

Stonewall

In case you missed the announcement, Stonewall are finally including trans people in their remit.
They are also currently engaging in consultation with the bi community.

QT Walks

Trans-friendly walking group for all LGBTIQA folks and their supporters, 2nd Saturday of every month. Next walk is to Trent Lock, starts Sandiacre Lidl car park, 10.45, April 11th, just show up or sign up to the QT Notts email list for more details  or go to the Facebook page.

Bitopia

A trans-inclusive meet-up for the bisexual community – next meet Lord Roberts Pub, 9th April, 7.30 details here.

QT Leics – new Facebook Group

From Beck, Gabriel and QT Leics: We have set up a new Facebook group called QT Leics, just like QT Notts! The aim of this (closed) group is to provide an online social network for LGBTIQA people in Leicestershire and surrounding areas to create social opportunities, events and get togethers.

QB

Nottinghamshire’s LGBT newsletter can be download here.

Age UK

Age UK asked us to let you know that their over 55 lesbian social group is now open to lesbians with a transgender history – please email for more details

Gendered Intelligence

Are conducting a survey around trans inclusion for businesses and services – take part here.

Write to your MP

You can ask your MP to support an early day motion to give non-binary gender and intersex people the right not to be ‘F’ or ‘M’ on passports and other official documents info here.

E-mentoring scheme

For supporting young homeless LGBT people – info here.

Trans adopters

Article on rowing positive attitudes towards trans people becoming adoptive/foster parents.
Subscribe to Notts Trans Hub Bulletin here

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