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Many trans and non-binary people get asked on a regular basis to speak to the media about their experiences and to comment on trans-related news. Some people may have received media training, but many others haven’t had the opportunity. We hope to offer some basic support for those who are eager to engage with the […]

We are over the moon to announce that On Road Media‘s project, All About Trans, has been shortlisted in the Third Sector Awards “Small charity, big achiever” category. Our team may be small, but we have the pleasure of collaborating with brilliant partners and community leaders, a trans-led Advisory Group and hundreds of dedicated participants […]

Blogged by Kate Llewellyn, Project Coordinator Trans and non-binary people are often invited to speak on television panels, asked to give a quote or be interviewed in a newspaper, and requested urgently to guest on the radio. With a growing visibility of the trans community, these requests increase. Doing brilliant work, they step into the […]

Blogged by Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir (Owl), My Genderation, All About Trans Advisor and facilitator Since February, All About Trans has been busy planning and hosting two media training courses for trans and non-binary people. Therefore, we were excited that on 29th June 2017, a long planned interaction was also held with the Human Resources department at ITV and […]

It’s been seven years since Jennie Kermode and Trans Media Watch released findings from their brilliant survey about trans people’s experience with the media. When we were approached by King’s College MA student Qiuling Liu, who is interested in the impact of the media on trans people’s lives, we saw the value in the research […]

230 sector professionals, 135 interaction team members and 28 interactions have helped to create some amazing change in the media in this latest phase of All About Trans. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has advised, facilitated, got involved in events, contacted and supported the project. And we’d also like to […]

Blogged by Christine Burns MBE, Author and former vice-president of Press for Change Where have trans people ‘suddenly’ come from? I’m willing to bet that’s a question often asked of All About Trans interaction team members. It’s a very reasonable question too. If you knew nothing previously about transgender people — apart from the latest […]

Since August, All About Trans has been travelling across the UK delivering trans-led interactions with media and healthcare organisations. The series kicked off with BBC Newsnight in London, before zipping up to Leeds for a trans-led interaction with NHS England. A repeat interaction with staff from NHS England happened later in London, alongside meet-ups with […]

As 2016 drew to a close, All About Trans’ interaction teams showed no signs of slowing down. Early December saw a small group of trans and non-binary people meet with the Cwm Taf trust in Merthyr Tydfil, an hour’s drive away from Cardiff. This was the fourth meet-up with healthcare professionals since August 2016, and […]

All About Trans had a busy start to 2017 – with two interactions in one day at BBC North in Manchester. Trans and non-binary people have visited the organisation and CBBC a number of times before, so we were excited to return. Since August 2016, the discussions on the interactions have focused on trans people’s access to […]