Bulletin #27, May 2017

Trans Space Notts (TSN) next meets 8th May, 7-9, 1 week late

Our May meeting will be a week late because of the bank holiday further details here. All people who self-identify under the trans umbrella and those who support them are welcome.

Topics for the meeting: (Meeting format). We will pick 3 from the following topics: Strategies for resisting that little transphobic voice inside our own heads; Sex & Relationships; How other aspects of yourself (eg sexuality, disability, age etc) affect your experience of being trans; Dealing with waiting for hormones/surgery; What does Trans mean (our identities).

Trans Meet Up, 16 May, 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.

QT Notts Annual Wollaton Hall Bluebell Walk, 6 May, 1pm

A family friendly, trans-led walk for all LGBTIQA people and friends, meet in the café at 12 or by the memorial at 1pm details here

Social Meet with Action for Trans Health, 7 May

Action for Trans Health members will be at the Sumac Centre from 5pm for chats, and to answer any questions you may have about the organisation.

Big Big Fun Day Saturday 13th May, 1-5pm, Quaker Meeting House Leicester

Child friendly/alcohol free afternoon for bi people and their friends/family. Free entry. Trans friendly. Step free access.  Further info 

More legal protection for trans people with a GRC?

We have been asked by a member to share the following information: Prosecuting breaches of section 22 of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 as potential hate crimes

Free LGBT+ Masterclass, 13 June

The EMAHSN offer a free LGBT+ Masterclass for health, social care, academic and research staff on the 13 June 2017 from 10am – 3pm in Nottingham.

Chesterfield: Monthly support group for LGBT over 55s, Launch 9 May 2-4

Part of the Golden Rainbows Project. Venue: Assembly Rooms, Chesterfield Market Hall, for further info email

Surveys

Hopefully our participation in these surveys will make people better informed about our community.

Survey: social adjustment and psychological well-being of gender minorities

Our new National Justice Museum, who have just signed up to the NTH Safer Space Guidelines, are seeking “stakeholder and public opinion relating to the theme of morals and the law.” Survey here

University of Zurich: conducting a study in the context of sexual and gender minorities. Part of a large international project which addresses how various groups within our society live together.

TUC LGBT Workers Survey

Over 18 and formally diagnosed with autism? Please complete this research questionnaire

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, from hairdressers to counsellors, to where to find unisex toilets. Please let us know anything you would like added.

Accountability

We have developed a feedback form and process to raise any issues with organisations who have signed up to the Safer Space Guidelines. Please let us know if this form looks ok to you or any changes you would like to see. nth-safer-space-guidelines-concerns

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
  • 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
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