Bulletin #15

In Different Shoes: Stories of Trans Lives (April 16, Waterstones, 2-4)

No ticket necessary. This anthology of stories, mostly by Trans youth, is a wonderful collection showing the diversity of experiences and thoughts regarding what it means to be a Trans person today. Keynote speaker Katie Cornhill. Details

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

Trans or Trans*? – survey results

The results of the survey were pretty conclusive; the asterisk has fallen out of favour. 47.5 % preferred it not to be used, 12% wanted it used, the rest didn’t mind.

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

QT Bluebell Walk, Saturday May 14, Wollaton Hall

Promising bluebells, dear and a stroll through the beautiful grounds, this is a mixed, trans-led walk (café meet-up at 12.30, walk starts 1.30)

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

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.

Looking for panel members – The Crown Prosecution Service East Midlands

These panels ( The Community Involvement panel (CIP), The Hate Crime Scrutiny Panel (HCSP), The Violence Against Women & Girls Scrutiny Panel  (VAWGSP)) engage with members of the public on issues and concerns relating to the prosecution of cases across the East Midlands counties. Email for further information

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.

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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