Bulletin #28 June 2017

Trans Space Notts (TSN) next meets 5th June, 7-9

A semi-structured support group for all people who self-identify under the trans umbrella and those who support them further details here.

Topics for the meeting: (Meeting format). We will pick 3 from the following topics: The good things about being trans; What does Trans mean (our identities); How can we support others, especially in the earlier stages of transition….; Surgery fear; Depiction in the media; Practical self care; Coping methods for dysphoria.

Trans Meet Up, 20 June, 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.

Notts Trans Picnic June 10, 12-4pm, Lakeside Arts Centre

“Theme: Breaking Down Walls”. This picnic is about celebrating Trans identity. During the event there will an open mic session, various information stalls and the opportunity to network. You are welcome to bring your own food to the picnic or alternatively food can be purchased from the Lakeside Café.”

Trans Artist Wu Tsang – exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary until 28 August

Check it out! Details. While you’re out and about also check out the exhibition on Performing Gender at Backlit Gallery  in Sneinton

North Nottinghamshire Equality Parade, Worksop Pride Sat 8th July 11am

The parade will be open to the whole community including LGBT+ and allies, young and old

New Trans Podcast “T and Cake”

Nottingham based podcast discussing trans issues

Notts Pride – 29 July volunteers wanted

Notts Pride is on the 29th July this year (event page). They are currently also looking for volunteers.

Free LGBT+ Masterclass, 13 June

Do you know workers who could use some awareness training? Free EMAHSN LGBT+ Masterclass for health, social care, academic and research staff 10-3, in Nottingham

Max Fisher – re-elected as Equality and Diversity Officer for Gender at Nottingham Trent University 2017-2018

“I will be continuing my work to support transgender students through reviewing policies, pushing for gender neutral toilets, and running transitioning workshops. I also aim to campaign about staying safe, and getting free rape alarms available alongside free contraception.”


Trans/non-binary people invited to take part in study on emotions, wellbeing and self-care

Study exploring transgender women’s beliefs, attitudes and expectations/experiences of menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)


Healthwatch Nottingham and Healthwatch Nottinghamshire published their report looking into experiences of health and care services from the LGBT community

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

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.


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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