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Launch of new trans healthcare resource! 🏳️‍⚧️
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Launch of new trans healthcare resource! 🏳️‍⚧️

Colleagues undertook an NIHR funded research project to identify the health and care needs of young trans and gender diverse people and their families. This project aimed to improve the care and support of trans, gender diverse young people and their families, by identifying possible improvements to care and by providing resources, information and support for…

Call For Papers: Sexuality and Social Work Global Online Conference 2021
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Call For Papers: Sexuality and Social Work Global Online Conference 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS We are very pleased to announce that our Global Online Conference #SWSexuality21 will take place on 10-11 September 2021.  We invite papers on the themes of (but not limited to): LGBT+ issues  Framing the gender-sexual non-normative with reference to regional/ geographic/ cultural contexts Childhood sexuality  Reproductive justice Sexual politics and political activism Debates…

SEXUALITY & SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH BLOG SERIES: The importance of self-identification for trans older adults in the UK
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SEXUALITY & SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH BLOG SERIES: The importance of self-identification for trans older adults in the UK

Importance of inclusive and gender-affirming environments Author: Paul Willis (School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol), Christine Dobbs and Elizabeth Evans (Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University). Recently The Sunday Times broke news that the UK Government would scrap proposals for legal reform to allow trans citizens to self-identify their gender. A consultation on proposed…

Calling all health and social care workers
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Calling all health and social care workers

The BRING-In project is looking for health and social worker interview participants. The project is a European Commission funded international initiative implemented in the UK, Bulgaria, Hungary and Greece, which aims to enhance intersex equality by educating health and social care professionals on how to recognise, prevent and combat discrimination against intersex people, while raising public…

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

We are launching of our new research project on the phenomenon of discontinuation of transitions, also sometimes referred to as ‘detransition’ or ‘desistance’.  Are you a professional working with trans youth aged between 15 and 25 years Would you like to contribute to the development of knowledge about youth who discontinue their gender transition? We…