Spring 2017 Solidarity Fund is Now Open!

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The Action for Trans Health Solidarity Fund is now open for applications. The deadline is 9th April 2017. Throughout the year, we raise money to help trans and gender variant people who for whatever reason cannot access healthcare treatment through the NHS in a timely manner. We know that the trans healthcare system is in… Read more »

Care Not Cages: International Day of Solidarity with Trans Prisoners

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[The following article deals with prisons, policing and systemic oppression of LGBTQ people; as such the article and its linked sources will include references to violence including police brutality, racism, incarceration, prison deaths, self harm, suicide, poverty, assault and sexual violence.] January 22nd is International Day of Solidarity with Trans Prisoners. At a time when the… Read more »

Local Chapter Reports 2016

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Find out what Action for Trans Health’s local groups have been up to over the last year. If you’re interested in setting up a local group in your area, or want to be put in touch with the existing chapters, please get in touch at info@actionfortranshealth.org.uk Liverpool As a beginning chapter, the Liverpool chapter hasn’t… Read more »

Action for Trans Health Conference and Elections 2016

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Greetings friends, You are cordially invited to the second annual Action for Trans Health conference and AGM! The conference is taking place at Norfolk Park Heritage Centre in Sheffield on the 26th-27th of November 2016. We have some exciting workshops and speakers lined up for you, including Salvage Collective – preventing gendered harms in activist communities, Tara Hudson… Read more »

New Funding Round Open for Applications

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The Action for Trans Health Solidarity Fund is now open for applications. The deadline is 16th July 2016. Throughout the year, we raise money to help trans and gender variant people who for whatever reason cannot access healthcare treatment through the NHS in a timely manner. We know that the trans healthcare system is in… Read more »

On Orlando

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The tragic events in Orlando have been able to happen precisely because of racism, precisely because of the erasure of the race and ethnicity of victims of homophobic, biphobic, transphobic and queerphobic attacks, precisely because we refuse to allow for the experiences of QTIPOC in LGBT communities, and precisely because people of colour, especially Muslims,… Read more »

The Trans Case to Remain in the EU

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Today is the deadline for registering to vote in the #EURef. This blog is the text from a series of tweets @act4transhealth Health: the #EU allows freedom of movement across Europe, link meaning that it easier for the NHS to recruit to make up staff shortfalls #EURef Tory policies cutting NHS student’s bursaries means less… Read more »

An Open Letter to Virginia de Madieros

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This open letter was written by trans artists in response to hearing that cis artist Virginia de Madieros will be given a funded residency in Manchester. As part of her residency, she will be undertaking hormone treatment with testosterone as part of an “artistic ethnography” of the Manchester transgender community. The organisers behind the open… Read more »