Bulletin #45 November 2018

November is a tough month for trans people with TDoR being an emotional time, and many of us are still reeling from the aftermath of GRA consultation campaigning. So, this month please be extra compassionate to the trans people in your life, and if you’re trans, that means you!

EVENTS

TSN Training Day, 17th November, 11.30-3.30

TSN and NTH run through the hard work of a dedicated bunch of volunteers. We need volunteers to help with all kinds of different things from design and fundraising to group facilitation. Come to our training day to find out more! Email for details.

Trans Space Notts (TSN) meets Monday 5th November, 7-9

**please note the venue has asked that members do not arrive too early, as we only have the room from 7**

Topics for the TSN meeting: (Meeting format): Mental health mutual support. A space to discuss the complexity of navigating MH services whilst trans; Recovering from the GRA consultation debacle (and negative campaigning); Gender euphoria, or the good things about being trans. Positive stories, etc; Final group has no set topic.

TSN is a semi-structured support group for all adults who self-identify under the trans umbrella and those who support them further details here. It is usually the first Monday of every month, contact us for venue details.

New! Mobility Fund for TSN

If you would like to come to TSN but struggle with mobility (either for mental or physical health reasons, which you do not need to disclose), we have limited funds to cover the cost of a taxi.  Message our Facebook page or email for how to book.

TDOR/ Trans Meet Up, Tuesday 20 November

The main NTH event on 20th November will be Notts Trans Hub’s TDOR event at Nottingham Contemporary.

A few folks who would be overwhelmed by this event or cannot access it for other reasons will still be doing the usual social meet-up upstairs at Broadway Bar.

Lara Monmoth: LGBTQZX – November 6th Lord Roberts Pub

This is going to be good! Award-winning show about gender, retro gaming, silliness, karaoke.

CN Lester at Five Leaves Bookshop, 16 November

In conjunction with Trans Lives East Midlands and Notts Trans Hub, CN will be talking about their book, Trans Like Me. Booking essential.

OTHER STUFF

Voice Coaching Documentary

We can provide a higher res copy of this documentary, by Tellyjuice, if anyone wants to show it 

Domestic Violence and Abuse Helplines

Advice and Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People in Abusive Relationships. DV Leaflet.

  • Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans  Women – 0808 800 0340
  • Gay, Bisexual, Trans Men – 0115 960 5556
  • Non-Binary people – 0808 800 0340 or 0115 960 5556

Group for supporters of trans people

The group for parents, partners and other family/supporters of trans people have regular meetups. Please message our gateway page with a bit about yourself to be let into the group.

New Trans Survival Guide!!

We have put together a pdf with some essential information for trans people – support, name change, rights, etc – Notts Trans Hub Survival Guide

Please feel free to circulate this to anyone who needs it, as with our other information booklet, Asking about gender on forms

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.

GDPR Information

We only sign up people to this mailing list on request. Details of our policy are here.

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
  • Previous bulletins
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