World Toilet Day 2019

Everyone should have access to a toilet they are able to use safely. However, according to Stonewall’s LGBT in Britain trans report – 48% of trans people do not feel comfortable using public toilets. This means that many trans people, when outside their homes, are faced with a choice of using toilets where they don’t… Continue reading World Toilet Day 2019

Survey on quality of life for trans and gender nonconforming adults in England returns for 4th year

On Monday, 2nd of September Gendered Intelligence is launching a survey asking trans and gender non-confirming adults in England about their quality of life. This is the 4th annual survey Gendered Intelligence and the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmiths University of London have run since 2016 as part of a multi-year Quality of Life… Continue reading Survey on quality of life for trans and gender nonconforming adults in England returns for 4th year

Policy Breakthroughs in 2018

2018 was a turbulent year for our community. We faced challenges from the invigorated far-right but we also saw progress all over the world. It has felt discouraging at points to see a backlash in society after the ‘Trans Tipping Point’ in 2015. Yet we still saw incredible wins in a number of areas. When… Continue reading Policy Breakthroughs in 2018

New guidance for LGBTQI+ fans travelling to the World Cup in Russia

In the next few weeks, the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia. Fans travelling to Russia for the World Cup can find guidance specifically for LGBTQI+ people in the Football Supporters’ Federation’s Free Lions Guide. The guide is a collaboration between FSF, the FA and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. A number… Continue reading New guidance for LGBTQI+ fans travelling to the World Cup in Russia

Including Trans People in Football – new FA guidance

Over the past year we have worked closely with the Football Association on their new guide to including trans people in football – and we’re delighted to announce that it’s now available online. The new guidance is based on the FA’s core ethos that ‘Football is for everyone’. The guide covers: Terminology Laws that protect… Continue reading Including Trans People in Football – new FA guidance

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

End of Year Round Up from Gendered Intelligence

We’ve had an amazing year here at Gendered Intelligence. We’ve worked with more young people and parents than ever before. We’ve also delivered more training sessions, assemblies, talks and workshops on trans awareness and gender diversity too! In December we produced an interim report of our work from June 2014 – July 2015. Here are… Continue reading End of Year Round Up from Gendered Intelligence

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