International Non-Binary People’s Day: 14th July 2022

Here are some recommendations for finding positive non-binary representation on screen and on paper from Teddy, our Trans Wel lbeing Support Worker. Happy International Non-Binary People’s Day to all the gender non-conforming folks! To celebrate this day of recognition, we’ve put together some great Non-Binary representation in fiction and media.     Cal Bowman in […]

Trans Day of Visibility: a personal blog by Alexus Savage

Hi, I’m Alexus, and I’m the Trans Wellbeing Support Worker at Birmingham LGBT Centre. Today, I want to talk a bit about what Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV), and what it means to me personally. TDoV is an annual international event on the 31 March which is dedicated to celebrating trans people and raising awareness […]

Trans Day of Remembrance – 20 November 2020

So, you may well ask – Alexus, what on earth is Trans Day of Remembrance, and why should we care about it? Good question, glad you asked it. A bit of history then. Trans Day of Remembrance, or TDoR was started in 1999 by trans advocate Gwendolyne Ann Smith, as a vigil to honour the […]

Birmingham LGBT’s Statement on HM Government’s response to the consultation on the Gender Recognition Act Reform

On Tuesday, the Government announced its response to the 2018 consultation regarding the Gender Recognition Act (; and, whilst not surprising, it is extremely disappointing for transgender people, non-binary people, and the wider LGBT community. Birmingham LGBT do not accept the Government’s position “that the balance struck in the legislation is ‘correct’ with ‘proper checks […]