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 »

Our response to the Trans Inquiry Recommendations

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Today the Women and Equalities Select Committee released its report on its recent inquiry into transgender equality. The Inquiry heard written and oral evidence from trans individuals and organisations, including from Action for Trans Health, on various areas of life which affects trans people. Their report can be found here. Overall, we were pleasantly surprised… Read more »

Launch of Around the Toilet Project

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The toilet is often thought to be a mundane space, but for those who lack adequate or accessible toilet provision on a daily basis, toilets become a crucial practical issue which can create and reaffirm feelings of exclusion and regulation. Disabled people, for example, frequently report that ‘accessible’ toilets are not accessible enough, while other… Read more »

First Funding Round Deadline

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Action for Trans Health raise money to give small grants to facilitate individual trans people’s access to healthcare. We’ve saved up enough money to give away at least £1000 in the first funding round. We will make the application form available on the 29th May 2015, and the deadline for applications will be set for… Read more »

Transitional Demands

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Jess Bradley and Francis Myerscough write about trans time, transition, and demands, as part of Action for Trans Health’s series on trans mental health and activism. ____ Time works differently for trans people. And its not because we are always late to things. (Although this might be a factor). Cis people might not notice it,… Read more »