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
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
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
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