Need support? Don’t forget there’s now a helpline for people using or waiting for Notts GIC – use it or lose it! GISL Flyer
Gendered Intelligence Supportline for Notts GIC – Tues, Thurs, Sat 1-6pm:
– 020 7832 5813 (they can call you back)
– Message: 07592650496
Mindline Trans+ Helpline
Another national helpline is MindLine Trans+ 0300 330 5468 – Mondays and Fridays from 8pm to midnight.
We only sign up people to this mailing list on request. Details of our policy are here.
Trans Space Notts (TSN) meets Monday 4th June, 7-9
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.
Topics for the TSN meeting: (Meeting format): Managing difficult family relationships (re being trans); Navigating the NHS while trans; Non medical transition options/not transitioning; Final group has no set topic
Trans Meet Up, Tuesday 19 June, 7-9ish
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 (usually in the back room) at Broadway bar.
New Group for parents and other supporters of trans people
Following our networking day for parents, we are setting up a Facebook Group that hopes to lead to live meet-ups for parents, partners and other family members and supporters of trans people. Please message our gateway page with a bit about yourself to be let into the group
Trans*, a talk by Jack Halberstam, June 5
At Five Leaves Bookshop, 7pm. Details
Notts Trans Picnic, 16 June, 12-6
Dedicated to providing a safe space for all trans people, their families and significant others. Outside DH Lawrence Pavilion, University of Nottingham. Open mic, gender neutral toilets, bring a blanket
Diasphoria Reading Group, Wed 13 June, 2pm
Alongside the Fire Rooster exhibition, this reading group will discuss moments where memory and imagination intersect with brown, queer and non-binary gender identities.
Trans Youth Camps
Gendered Intelligence is running a number of camps this summer
Free Information Sheets
One of our members has produced a number of free to use top tips and terms and definitions info sheets to help support trans people. Find them here
Mid Notts – Evening GP Appointments
All patients registered with a GP practice in Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood can now book GP appointments between 6.30 and 8pm and Saturday mornings – just ask at your usual GP practice. Flyer: Weekends Evenings GP
New Art Exchange – Hail the Dark Lioness
In this touring exhibition by Autograph ABP, South African visual activist Zanele Muholi presents their ongoing self-portrait series Somnyama Ngonyama (meaning Hail, the Dark Lioness in isiZulu). Muholi uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive.
South Asian Sisters Speak
We’ve been asked to share details about this network – their work is aimed at women though all genders have attended previous events. They are primarily based in London but are reaching out to the Midlands more too. LGBT+ friendly Safer Space. Instagram – Twitter – Podcasts
Gender Recognition Act Reform
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