Bulletin #12

An exciting month coming up, with lots of trans representation during LGBT History month, and this week also saw the launch of the government’s Transgender Equality Inquiry Report.

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

The last meet up at Broadway went really well, so we decided to meet every other month (even months) on the 3rd Tuesday – open to all trans people and Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies (SOFFAs). Event page

Trans Pride Nottingham – Planning meeting, Loxley House, 25th Jan, 5.30

Yes, this is happening!! Please show up with ideas and enthusiasm to this meeting, or pass on your thoughts if you can’t attend. We’ll pass on email messages to those organising.

New! Nottingham Trans Swimming Group, 9pm, 2nd & 4th Mondays

A small group of local trans people have been meeting for a public adult swim session. Gender neutral changing. For more info email

Trans4me, The Health Shop, (Broad Street) every Wednesday 5-7

Nottingham based youth group for 13-22 year olds who identify themselves anywhere under the trans* umbrella. Young people can express themselves in their preferred way without judgment. Social outings, chill out evenings, film nights, games nights and a range of workshops can be done at the group, it’s for the group to decide. Trans run. Email

LGBT Film festival, Nottingham Contemporary, Saturday 6 February, 11-5pm

LGBT History Month 2016, The Centre for Research in Race and Rights and the University of Nottingham Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice for all are screening three powerful films on gay and transgender rights throughout the day. There will also be a non-binary panel discussion. Register

Hate Crime Event, Five Leaves Bookshop, Thursday, 11 February 2016 from 19:00 to 20:30

What is the rate of hate crime in Nottingham, and in the UK in general? Why do people avoid reporting it, and what can people within and outside the LGBT community do to spread awareness but also prevent crime? Register

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

Non-binary Conference in Leeds, 22nd March

Keynote speech from CN Lester – book here

Holocaust Memorial events, 27th January

NCBI will be commemorating all groups targeted in the holocaust

Something About Us Friday 19 February, 2.30pm Free

Something About Us, a film project that sees young people from the Worksop-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group W.O.W, researching what it was like to be LGBT in the past compared to today, especially in their local area. Includes screenings of films. Booking essential.

QTIPOC Notts – Next meet Wednesday 27th Jan, Broadway, 7pm

“Feel out of place in a straight white world?”  Meetings are always last Wednesday of the month, 7pm @ Broadway. Twitter: @QTIPOCnotts Facebook

BiTopia

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

About Notts Trans Hub

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

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