How schools can become more trans inclusive – Year 12 student tells us how it is

My name’s Tia and I’ve come down from Portsmouth to do work experience with Gendered Intelligence. I’ve just finished my first year of sixth form, studying A level psychology, philosophy, chemistry and biology, and I’m looking to study psychology at university, with the hope that this will lead into a work concerning gender and sexuality,… Continue reading How schools can become more trans inclusive – Year 12 student tells us how it is

We are living on the cusp of a gender revolution – Jay Stewart’s TedX Talk

I was really excited by the idea of doing a TedX talk. I was nervous too. 10 minutes to reach a wide mainstream audience (450 in the room and potentially more on line) I wanted it to be as high impact as possible plus I wanted to address my thoughts to people amongst our trans… Continue reading We are living on the cusp of a gender revolution – Jay Stewart’s TedX Talk

My trip to the Palace

Any opportunity that may lead to interesting and useful things, I’m not usually one to say ‘no’. It wasn’t an easy decision to accept an MBE. Our community – and myself included – aren’t so keen on ostentatiousness and establishments and the Monarchy. But I’m in the business of improving life experiences of trans people… Continue reading My trip to the Palace

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

Finn tells us about the 11-15 year olds trans youth group so far…

What a lovely evening we had at our recent 11-15s trans youth group session. 7 young people came to the session, mostly from London or just outside, but one young person came down from Warwick! We played a name game with juggling balls which ended up involving a lot of running about the room to… Continue reading Finn tells us about the 11-15 year olds trans youth group so far…

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

A new trans swimming group for London

 By Roberta Francis  Let me introduce you to TAGS – London trans and gender non-conforming swimming group. I started this group a couple of weeks ago, not initially as a follow up to any other trans* swimming group. But thanks to Brighton and Hove swimmers from Trans Swimming Brighton for your support in giving me ideas. The… Continue reading A new trans swimming group for London