Other Activities

During the past year, GIRES has:

  1. Continued to collaborate with the many other stakeholder groups in the transgender field,
  2. Provided 43 training sessions for a wide range of organisations, including its Corporate Members,
  3. Made presentations at major conferences, including those arranged by:
    • The Law Commission
    • The Society for Occupational Health
    • Cambridgeshire Race
    • Equality and Diversity Service
    • Barclays Bank
    • Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust
    • World Professional Association for Transgender Health
    • NHS Confederation
    • Trans* Health Matters
    • Thomson Reuters
    • The Manchester Sparkle event
    • East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service/Asian Fire Service Association
    • The Rainbow Project – Londonderry
    • The Barbara Ross Association
  4. Responded to a daily stream of requests not only from gender non-conforming people and their families but also from employers, service providers and the media,
  5. Produced literature for gender non-conforming people, their families and professionals, and distributed it widely, including via local libraries,
  6. Operated a website for gender non-conforming people, their families and professionals, and
  7. Provided a free e-learning resource, which includes the House of Commons Library among its users: Transgender Awareness for Employers & Service Providers