Bulletin #14

CCG Consultation Meeting with Trans Community, 17th May, 6pm, CVS, 7 Mansfield Rd

A vital opportunity to meet with commissioners of health services and steer their planning. Nottingham City CCG is refreshing its strategic health priorities for the next three years. As part of that process they want to engage with all sectors of Nottingham City’s population. They’re keen to hear from  the full diversity of the local Trans community. Details

Trans or Trans*?

A steering group for a trans event in Nottingham is trying to decide whether to use trans/trans* in the event title. Have your say here (takes seconds).

They would also like your thoughts on the venue for their event here

Trans Meet Up, 19 April

Meeting Broadway upstairs bar, 7pm – open to all trans people and Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies (SOFFAs). More info

Draft Inclusion Statement

Notts Trans Hub would like to do some work around how best to make sure minority voices and experiences are included in our organising – let us know what you think of our first draft

Notts LGBT Pride, Saturday 30th July

The Notts transgender community is coming together to join forces for Nottingham Pride 2016. Last year saw the Nottingham Chameleons and the Invasion group host a lively stall and It’d be great to include other trans groups, associations and agencies to put together a mini trans village and have a unified presence. Message us at NTH to join the campaign!

Nottingham Invasion, 3rd Friday

A monthly social group, meeting at the new foresters from 9pm then onwards into town. Ideal for trans folk who are wishing to be more ‘out n about’ and to meet new friends. Predominantly a M2F crowd but all welcome. Join our FB page for more details.

Nottingham Chameleons, 2nd & 4th Thursdays

Social and support group for trans people, their familes and partners. Quiet, out of town location, away from the public. Most of our members are ‘M2F’, although we’re seeing more trans-men and younger people approach us. Website

Trashing Transphobia

The young people of Worksop’s WOW group have been involved in a documentary called ‘Trashing Transphobia’, view here (TW – discusses transphobic hate crime)

Leicester Centre For Hate Studies film

A new animated short that highlights the effect of people who suffer hate crime. View here (TW – discusses transphobic hate crime)

Inclusivity: Supporting BAME Trans People

Commissioned by GIRES, this leaflet is available by emailing We have ordered one for Switchboard, and one for Notts Trans Hub, and will bring to meetings.

Self Medication Day, Action for Trans Health, 30th April, Manchester

Day of discussion around self medication. Covering advocacy around self medication, bridging scripts, and monitoring, as well as facilitating a wider discussion around self medication, harm reduction, mental health, etc.

Notts LGBT+ Network

“We are pleased to let you know that, guided by the views of the local LGBT+ community, we have decided that Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Lesbian and Gay Switchboard will be renamed Notts LGBT+ Network with effect from July 2016.”

More groups and events . . .

Check out our new events page for listings of trans and trans friendly groups and events. (Swimming, Trans4me youth group, Trans Meet Up, Chameleons, BiTopia and much much more . . . ) Please let us know about your events.

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

  • 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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