Bulletin #10

Welcome to the latest Notts Trans Hub Monthly Bulletin.

Content Note – please be advised this month’s bulletin mentions upcoming memorial events that may be triggering for some people.

Transgender Day of Remembrance, (TDoR) 20th November

Transgender Day of Remembrance is an international day of remembrance, specifically to remember people who are murdered as a result of trans hate crimes, of which a disproportionate number are trans women of colour.

Nottingham City TDoR Event, 20th November, 6.30pm

The Nottingham Remembrance service will take place at 6.30pm at Barker Gate Resting Garden. The entrance gate to the garden can be found opposite Bistro Live in the Lace Market area. The organisers have worked hard with the community to make this a safe space, and have signed up to the Safer Space Guidelines.

Transcend, Derby

“We will be having a TDOR day on the 21st November. We also have a drop-in on Wednesday and support group every 1st Wednesday of the month. The website can be found here.” details

Trans Meet Up, 8th December, Broadway, 7.00pm

A chance for trans people and supporters to have a relaxed get together and some community time in a friendly venue that has gender neutral toilets. Open to all people under the trans umbrella and SOFFAs. We’ll be in the upstairs bit if it’s open. details

Switchboard

Now has trained trans volunteers and is actively supporting our community. If you need someone to talk to, ring or email, and someone will get back to you – details

QTIPOC Notts – New Group

“Feel out of place in a straight white world? Come to first meeting of new queer and trans people of colour group in Notts!  Gathering and conversation over food and drinks.  Come and share ideas, thoughts, feelings, and opinions.  Be a part of creating a space and building connections.  WHEN: 25 Nov 2015, 7pm till late WHERE: Broadway Cinema café (wheelchair accessible)

Twitter: @QTIPOCnotts Facebook

City Council Equality and Fairness Commission

We need a second person to represent the trans community regularly at this meeting, and we also invite your comments about what the City Council needs to improve on regarding equality and fairness – what are the burning issues? email

Free Deed Poll

Some people don’t realise you can get a deed poll done for free, just use fancy paper to print it out on!

Replace the GRC (Gender Recognition Certificate) – but how?

Please take the time to complete this national survey for UK Trans Info

BiTopia

Pub social, trans friendly – Lord Roberts, 2nd Thursday of the month, Nottingham

Trans Swimming in Leicester

Monthly swimming at Aylestone Leisure Centre for trans people

 

Notts Trans Hub is a shared, non-profit resource for the full diversity of the trans community – if you want to be part of it, or promote your stuff, please get in touch

About Notts Trans Hub

  • Support for trans community organising in Notts
  • A way for organisations to contact and consult the trans community
  • 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
  • Facebook group – find us through this page
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