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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 […]

Blogged by Kate Hutchinson, Director, Wipe Out Transphobia and All About Trans facilitator. When I found out who All About Trans was planning an interaction with in October, I jumped at the chance to facilitate the session. Myself and a group of trans and non-binary people were to meet with the General Medical Council (GMC) […]

The Edinburgh International Television Festival has launched two excellent opportunities for anyone interested in the television industry. The Festival is a charitable organisation, aiming to help people from a diverse range of backgrounds get into the TV industry. There are two Talent Schemes that opened in early March, both of which are aimed at people interested in working behind the camera. […]

It was a bright and early morning when a group of trans and non-binary people gathered in a café near Elephant and Castle. Their mission? To take part in an All About Trans interaction, improving understanding of trans people’s experiences in healthcare. This was the fourth interaction in the series and the group were meeting […]

This trans-led interaction represented a number of firsts for us. It was our first ever meet-up with healthcare professionals, as well as our first official visit to Leeds. We were working with a number of fantastic organisations on this interaction, including Action for Trans Health, Gendered Intelligence Leeds, Mermaids, The Proud Trust and Rainbow Noir. It was great to have independent trainers, students […]