2020 highlights

As we near the end of a tough year, we want to highlight some of the more positive developments from 2020. 5 Trans women continue playing rugby in England Rugby Football Union went against the devastating World Rugby ruling and cleared trans women to continue playing domestic women’s rugby in England at all levels. We… Continue reading 2020 highlights

Goodbye, 2020!

We have seen a lot of negative media coverage of trans people this year. But these stories are not the only ones that exist. As this terrible year comes to an end, we reflected on some of our favourite trans media from the last 12 months. This list is by no means exhaustive, but compiles… Continue reading Goodbye, 2020!

Gendered Intelligence responds to press enquiry

Today we received a press enquiry from the Times that makes further allegations about Gendered Intelligence and our relationship with the Tavistock and its gender identity service for children and young people. We recently addressed similar allegations made by the Sunday Times. Mermaids has also responded to this enquiry. We are extremely disappointed that our professional… Continue reading Gendered Intelligence responds to press enquiry

GI’s response to Sunday Times GIDS article

Gendered Intelligence has been working with young people and their families for over a decade. As an organisation our aim is is to ensure that all young people can feel safe and supported. The experiences of our young people inform all the work that we do and our services are centred around supporting them, their… Continue reading GI’s response to Sunday Times GIDS article

Trans youth are real

by Dr Jay Stewart, CEO Gendered Intelligence   Following the broadcast of  Who knows best? documentary by John Conroy on BBC 2 last week, there has been a lot of rich discussion, debate and thoughtful insight online by members of our trans, queer and LGB communities and beyond. Part of me feels there isn’t anything… Continue reading Trans youth are real

10 things we learnt from the Transform panel at #Flare30

Two weeks ago the Transform panel at BFI’s Flare brought together film maker Campbell X and author and journalist Juliet Jacques, chaired by  Gendered Intelligence’s director Jay Stewart. They were set the task of discussing how far trans representation has come in film and TV. Before the discussion began, Campbell offered a libation to the… Continue reading 10 things we learnt from the Transform panel at #Flare30