Transgender Policy Guide for Employers 2015

This document provides a guide for an employer on supporting trans people, including those who are non-binary and non-gender in the workplace. Trans people are frequently disadvantaged at work, although this is not always deliberate. All existing and new practices and policies must be scrutinized to ensure that they take account of the impact they

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Other Employment and Service Provision Resources

E-Learning GIRES has developed an e-learning resource, Transgender Awareness for Employers & Service Providers, on transgender issues for use by private sector organisations and public authorities. It is grateful for the funding that the Department for Communities and Local Government committed to support this valuable initiative. The resource has been used very successfully by all

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Handling Telephone Calls

How to address callers where voice and gender identity appear not to match There will be occasions when an operator may either be unsure of the gender status of a caller or may inadvertently address the caller in the wrong gender. Although this ‘misgendering’ of a person may arise in any situation and can be

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European Survey on LGBTI & Sport

The German Sport University Cologne is going to launch the first Europe-wide online survey on LGBTI and sport. The survey is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union. The overall objective of the project is to develop educational approaches and strategies to tackle discrimination and prevent violence in sport based on sexual orientation

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Mermaids’ Parents Survey 2014

Introduction Mermaids Charity was formed in 1995 with the following aims: To support children and teenagers coping with gender identity issues To offer support to parents, families, carers and others To raise awareness about gender issues amongst professionals and the general public To campaign for the recognition of gender identity issues and for an increase

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Lincolnshire LGBT+ Conference – 23rd February 2018

Increasing LGBT+ Awareness: Listening, Growing, Building Together by Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust This is the fourth Lincolnshire LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender +) Conference. This year’s theme is Increasing LGBT+ Awareness: Listening, Growing, Building Together Date: 23rd February 2018 Time: 9.00 am – 4.30 pm Cost: Free Venue: Epic Centre, Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-lings, Lincoln, LN2 2NA Register: www.lincslgbt-conf-2018.eventbrite.co.uk

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The End of the ‘Desistance’ Myth?

Read on for new (as yet unpublished) ‘desistance’ statistics from Australia (Spoiler: it may be as low as 4% ‘desistance’). The 85% ‘desistance’ myth Anyone with even a cursory awareness of issues relating to transgender children will have heard the 85% ‘desistance’ myth. Some old and flawed research studies, that lumped together large numbers of

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