Bulletin #8

So much going on in the next 4 weeks! Close to 90 people are now subscribing to this list, so please remember to let us know about upcoming events and consultations of interest to Notts Trans Folk.

QT Notts Picnic, THIS Sunday 20 September, 1.00pm

Queer picnic at Wollaton Hall. Organised by trans folk, but for all LGBTIQA folk and their supporters, family and partners, this is a relaxed meet-up where everyone brings either vegan food to share or their own sarnies.

Join Notts Trans Hub at the Switchboard Gala Dinner, 16th October

A few places are left on the Notts Trans Hub table at Switchboard’s gala 40th Anniversary dinner. Email us as soon as possible to secure a place. Cost £25 but some reduced rate/free places may be available.

Baby People

Join the Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Crew and Baby People for a night celebrating LGBT black music at Rough Trade Nottingham.

Bi Visibility Day, 23 September

There will be a photo with bi flags at the Robin Hood statue in Nottingham at 6:30pm on Wednesday 23rd September, followed by The BiTalkia Social at The Friends Meeting House 7:30-10pm, details here

Nottingham Women’s Centre Stonewall Project

The Women’s Centre are planning, with the help of trans women volunteers, to put up a display of the real Stonewall history, we will pass on the names of anyone who would like to help with this. Email us

Switchboard Meeting Feedback

A joint venture to start a trans support group/drop in, and more trans volunteers/better focus on trans issues are just two hopeful outcomes from a very productive meeting between Switchboard, Notts Trans Hub and other members of Notts trans community. Notes can be found here:

Trans Healthcare in Nottingham

What 3 things would people change about how health services are delivered? Email us at  with your responses which will be fed back to NHS. This question comes direct from someone in the NHS. Suggestions need to be achievable to gain support. Let us know in the email whether you would like your name removed from your feedback. Deadline 30th September 2015.

Parliamentary Consultation

Follow the Parliamentary Select Committee on Women and Equalities Inquiry into Transgender Equality here – you can view the Inquiry sessions and read various organisation’s submissions

Lord Roberts no longer LGBT Friendly?

The Lord Roberts may cease to be LGBT-friendly bar end of September as it changes hands. This may impact groups who use the pub. Small grants of up to £500 may be available from a City funded pot of money administered by the Women’s Centre to fund alternative venues. Contact Joanne Ratcliffe

Nottingham Health Shop

The Health Shop is a friendly service which has been at Broad Street  in Hockley for over 25 years.  We are a drugs and sexual health  service that provides a wide range of condoms, dental dams and lubricants.  We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and  well-informed service which takes a sensitive approach to  STI testing.

List Security

We are still looking into better software options but for now we have put a new protocol in place to ensure two people check the bulletin is in order before sending


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