Do you have events, news, or consultations you would like to include in our bulletin? Email us with the information.
Trans Space Notts (TSN) next meets Monday 4th September, 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: Practical self-care; Navigating the NHS or private care; Trans rights, law, and responsibilities; Coping methods for dysphoria
Trans Meet Up, 19 September, 7-9ish
Trans Swimming Group
Twice monthly group – see new web page for details
Trans Lives: East Mids project survey
Loughborough University project to collect the stories and experiences of trans people in the East Midlands. Short survey to help trans people inform how the project takes shape
New! Support for LGBT+ people in Notts county
New national trans mental health line – 0300 330 5468
If you identify as trans or non-binary, a new helpline offers support when you need it. The line operates Mondays and Fridays, 8 pm to midnight and is run by trans volunteers
Research and consultation – please participate!!
Please remember that participating in these consultations can make a huge difference to the treatment our community receives!
Important trans heathcare survey
The following are repeats from last month:
Last chance: NHS England has launched a 12 week consultation on specialised gender identity services for adults (17 and above). The consultation is open until 30 September 2017.
Last chance: Make sure trans voices are heard in the UK Government’s LGBT survey
Important study into LGBT people with cancer – particularly looking for trans participants as this is a neglected area – details here
Training video for Police Service – complete this survey to say what issues you want highlighted.
Kate Arnold at the University of Nottingham is looking for trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming people (18+) to interview re research about their experiences of all aspects of the healthcare system. email for info.
Know your rights if you are at a protest
Green and Black Cross have produced this handy guide to help trans protesters understand their rights during protests and if they are stopped, searched, or arrested by police
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
- Previous bulletins