New online course on Understanding Gender Identity with OU and FutureLearn

Understanding Gender Identity with Future Learn

In October the Open University launched the UK’s first ever online training course focusing specifically on gender identity, developed in partnership with Gendered Intelligence. The two-hour short course – Understanding Gender Identity – has been created to help organisations become more trans-inclusive and understanding, after it emerged that one in eight trans employees has been… Continue reading New online course on Understanding Gender Identity with OU and FutureLearn

Schools must support young trans people

We are extremely saddened to hear of the death of 15 year-old trans boy Leo Etherington from High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. Leo took his own life in May 2017 and an inquest into his death has recently taken place. Media reports of the inquest suggest that Leo was supported by his family and friends. The media… Continue reading Schools must support young trans people

Student placement at GI tells us about the trans youth network conference

Hi, my name is Phoebe and I am on the BA Drama and Applied theatre in Education course at Central School of Speech & Drama. I am currently in my third year and so have been lucky enough to be on my placement with Gendered Intelligence. I attended the National Trans* Youth Conference in Manchester,… Continue reading Student placement at GI tells us about the trans youth network conference

5 Things You Will Learn from Being Out as Trans at University

By Jesse Ashman Having come out in my first year of studying an undergraduate degree in English Literature, I am about to start a new university for the second time – this time as postgraduate student, below are some things I learnt from the first time at university. You are not alone While it seems… Continue reading 5 Things You Will Learn from Being Out as Trans at University