Posts in 'Trans' Category
Nick Douglas is the LGBT Health and Inclusion Project (HIP) Coordinator “I wanted to give you an update on the Council meeting Tuesday evening. The Council Overview and Scrutiny Commission agreed to carry out a trans equality scrutiny. Councillor Phelim MacCafferty made a brilliant speech in favour as the proposer. Councillor Warren Morgan also gave a [...]
LGBT and Sport: A Story of Two Halves. I really look forward to the day when words like, brave, shocked or courageous are no longer used when a sportsperson tells the public that their sexuality isn’t heterosexual. Having watched the Channel Four programme, Britain’s Gay footballers (a misleading title as apparently there aren’t any) saw [...]
The above titled new series begins on Tuesday 8th November at 10pm on Channel 4. The series places seven people undergoing many different gender reassignment procedures in a retreat over 5 weekends and follows them on their journey to become who they really are.
Are you trans, transgender, gender queer or questioning your gender identity? There are now a number of groups in Brighton for you. In this post, read about Transformers Youth Network, FTM Brighton, The Clare Project Drop-In, The LGBT HIP Project and details about International Transgender Day of Remembrance on the 20th November.
Post by Andi Devine, Allsorts Youth Project. Brighton is a very diverse city; therefore there is a large amount of support accessible for those who need it. Yet those who struggle with or even question their gender identity can sometimes be overlooked. All too often, trans people and especially young trans people, can find themselves [...]
July 2011 saw the launch of a new audio LGBT show by Kathy Caton for Brighton’s non-profit community station, Radio Reverb 97.2fm. Called ‘Out In Brighton’, it’s a radio guide to all things lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans in Brighton & Hove and is broadcast live on Radio Reverb 97.2FM between 4-5pm Thursday and repeated [...]
Brian Sewell, the vituperative viper over at the Daily Hate, has spewed forth a torrent of venom, prejudice, loathing and fear, in the guise of a reasoned plea for decency.
The whole gamut of sexualities and gender identities summed up as quirks. Or fetishes. It’s blatant homophobia, dehumanising and ghettoising. It shouldn’t be allowed.
June 2011 has marked the 30th Anniversary of the AIDS epidemic. So much has changed from those early days when volunteers like Father Marcus opened up his kitchen for those affected by HIV. There is still a need for emotional support for those newly diagnosed and to others living with HIV for a number of years, here I update, discuss and overview all the groups and services at THT Brighton and Eastbourne.
Since its launch on September 2010, there has been an amazing response from the LGBT community uploading viral videos with the main purpose of saying “It gets better.” The basic message for those who are feeling afraid and alone, “Whatever you’re experiencing now, be it family rejection, bullying and harassment in schools or even thoughts of suicide, it gets better.”
Wednesday I attended the Media launch of the Stonewall Equality Walk 2011 that takes place on Sunday May 1st. Yes, it is the same weekend we all get an extra day off on the Friday to celebrate the Royal wedding of William & Kate. This is an event firmly in the Brighton LGBT calendar now [...]