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Trans* day of visibility – More than visibility

Posted on Wed-03-2016 by Sixth Story

Trans* day of visibility – More than visibility Today is International Trans* Day of Visibility (TdoV). The goal of today is to bring the accomplishments of Trans* people into the spotlight and combating cissexism. The theme of TdoV this year is #MoreThanVisibility meaning that this year we want to do more than ever to combat […]

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Guest Blog Megan Key

Posted on Wed-03-2016 by Sixth Story

With thanks to Megan Key, this article was originally published for the National Diversity Awards. I know about the benefits of exercise. I know because I used to weigh 19 stones, was a binge drinker and a chain smoker. I also suffered chronic anxiety for three years, spent seven years in therapy and have been suicidal […]

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Personally Speaking

Posted on Wed-03-2016 by Sixth Story

A blog by Alexus Savage Thursday 31st March sees the yearly event that is Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV) come rolling into view. So, what is TDoV, well essentially it is a day to show your support for the Trans community. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of Trans people around the globe […]

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Homophobia isn’t over yet

Posted on Wed-03-2016 by Sixth Story

Peter Tatchell writes this Guest Blog Britain has made great strides towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) equality since the turn of the century. We have gone from being the country with the largest number of anti-gay laws in the world to being one of the world’s most progressive nations in terms of […]

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‘Inclusivity’ – Supporting BAME Trans People – Guest Blog

Posted on Tue-03-2016 by Sixth Story

In the first of a series of guest blogs, GIRES (Gender Identity Research and Education Society), talks about a new guide they have commissioned. For the first time in the UK, a 28-page guide with practical tips, guidance, and resources dedicated to supporting the Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) trans population of Britain: ‘Inclusivity – […]

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