Tag Archives: Transgender

Clothing for trans prisoners

We have been contacted by Leigh-Anne West who works at HMP Wymott in Lancashire with a desperate request for clothing for trans prisoners. This is a men’s prison, but they have several M to F trans people in residence. It is very difficult for them to acquire  appropriate clothing so that they can be their […]

Are you in the process of transitioning?

Dear members, My name is Anna and I research documentary ideas for a television company called What Larks Productions. Jane Hamlin has very kindly posted this message for me. Here at What Larks we produce innovative, sensitively made films including ‘The Great British Paraorchestra’ (Channel 4), and the docs ‘Jo Brand on Kissing’ and ‘Jo […]

Gender Recognition Act Consultation

Trans people are able to receive legal recognition of their acquired gender through a process set out in the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) 2004. Since the GRA came into force, only 4,910 people have legally changed their gender. This is fewer than the number of trans respondents to the government’s LGBT survey, who were clear […]

Research Project

Kaya Thompson is a masters student at London South Bank University and has contacted us about her dissertation project, which is about empowering those who identify as a transgender person. Her background is in mental health and her previous dissertation project focused on female identity. Even though she is a cis female, she has been broadening […]