Bulletin #20 October 2016

With 150 people on our mailing list, and more accessing our website, Notts Trans Hub bulletin is reaching more and more people.

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Notts Trans Hub – help us improve

Notts Trans Hub is run by a few dedicated volunteers. You can help us improve by giving us your feedback and completing our skills audit

Trans Space Notts (TSN) next meets 3rd October, 7-9.

This funded group will run 7-9, 1st Monday of the month, further details here. All people who self-identify under the trans umbrella are welcome.

Trans Meet Up, 18 October, 7-9

The informal trans meet-up/social is always 3rd Tuesday of the month.  Open to all trans people and Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies (SOFFAs), meet upstairs at Broadway bar.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Planning

If you would like to be involved in planning the TDoR candlelit vigil, please contact us. This will be a community-led event, supported by the City Council. The event will be at 6.00 pm, 20th November, Barker Resting Gardens, as last year, with a low key meet up at Loxley House afterwards for warm drinks and gentle conversation.

QT Walk, 10.45 Victoria Bus Station/11.45 Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre

A 4 mile walk around Sherwood Forest with a very trans friendly group. Should take around 2hrs plus breaks. Please bring a packed lunch. Event Page

Services Suggested by our Members 

Looking for a hairdresser, a counsellor, a GP, or other service? We’ve started compiling a list of services used and liked by local trans people – please let us know your suggestions

Domestic Violence Help

Notts LGBT+ Network have just become a referrer to a service from Equation that supports cis and trans men experiencing domestic violence. Contact them to be referred.

For trans women experiencing abuse, contact WAIS helpline

For other violence and abuse services, see our web page

Are you LGBT and a carer?

If so, the Council are looking to interview you for research into how to support you better, for more info please email

Information for Students

With the new university term coming up remember you can contact your student union if you have any problems with your university, including trans related ones

NTU: Max Fisher, Equality and Diversity Officer for Gender , Alex Turner, Trans Officer for NTU Pride
UoN: Katie Leach, Equal Opportunities and Welfare Officer
Lux Huntington, LGBT Officer

Workplace LGBT Networks

Notts LGBT+ Network tries to keep up to date lists of LGBT Networks in workplaces across Notts

Binding Research

An overdue piece of research on the psychological benefits but physical health impacts of binding

Events, Services, and Much More . . .

Check out our local info  page for listings of trans and trans friendly groups and events, services and all sorts of useful stuff. Please let us know anything you would like added.

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