Bulletin #11

Wow, in just a year Notts Trans Hub mailing list is very close to 100 members and the Facebook page has passed this! Thanks to everyone who contributed to making this effort to bring our diverse community together such a success 🙂

Wishing all recipients a peaceful holiday time – please remember as a community this can be a time when we need the most support – seek out accepting spaces if you can, and be gentle with yourselves and each other.

Trans Meet Up – next date, 16th February, 7pm, Broadway, upstairs bar

The meet up at Broadway went really well. We decided we would trial it as a regular thing – volunteers needed to support this to keep going, just by showing up.

Please complete our survey to give your input

Trans Pride Nottingham – Breaking News

Hugely exciting – It’s looking possible that we will be able to have a low-key trans pride event next July, provisional date 23rd July. It needs YOU to make it happen, though. If you want to be involved, email and we will pass on your details to those organising.

QTIPOC Notts – New Group meets 25 November, Broadway, 7pm

“Feel out of place in a straight white world? New queer and trans people of colour group in Notts!  Gathering and conversation over food and drinks.  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

Useful Links

Fabulous new document about the Gender Recognition Act from UK Trans info

Last chance to download academic papers on trans issues for free

Call for papers for non-binary event in Leeds

Details here:

BiTopia

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

Trans Swim in Sheffield

Trans Active swimming Saturday 19th December, 1:30-2:30pm Heeley Pool, Broadfield Road, Sheffield, S8 0XQ

Trans Swimming in Leicester

Monthly swimming at Aylestone Leisure Centre for trans people

Self injury Support – wants to hear experiences of trans and autistic people

“We have noticed more LGBT people are contacting us. We would like to develop some information about this and would like to gather the views of as many people with personal experience as possible. We are also aware that we may not have developed an autism friendly survey so if you have any feedback on how we could improve the survey please tell us.” survey

 

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
  • Previous bulletins
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