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Spotlight on Transgender Awareness - London

Spotlight on Transgender Awareness - London

Spotlight on Transgender Awareness - London

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Homeless Link/London Plus

1pm - 4.30pm

Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS

This event aims to bring together frontline staff and managers from homelessness services and those working in the employment sector, to share knowledge and best practice when working to support those with who identify as transgender.

This event is funded by London Councils - there is no charge to attend. 

Draft Programme:

1.00 - Event registration and sandwich lunch
1.20 - Chair’s welcome – Michael Nastari, Stonewall Housing
1.30 - Trans awareness - trans identities, key terms and language. Trans-inclusive service check list – CliniQ
1.50 - Trans health and well-being – CliniQ
2.10 - The Equalities Act 2010 - rights of trans people to access gendered spaces and exceptions – Charles Bishop
2.30 - Break and Networking
2.50 Trans homelessness – causes, stats, trans hate crime, specific trans support needs – Stonewall Housing
3.15 - Q&A/Panel Discussion
3.30 - Groupwork: London trans support service mapping and resource sharing
3.55 - Groupwork: Call to action/next steps
– How can you make your service/organisation more trans-inclusive?
– Ideas for LGBTQI+ History month in February
4.20 - A lived experience perspective – film
4.25 - Event summary and event evaluation
4.30 Event Close

Places at this event are limited. If you are interested in attending, you can email the London Plus team via their event page here.

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