Ban Conversion Therapy

Conversion therapy includes medical, psychiatric, psychological, religious, cultural or any other interventions that seek to erase, repress or change the sexual orientation and/or gender identity of a person. At the end of March it’ll have been 1000 days since the UK Gov promised to ban conversion therapy. Today we join a coalition calling to #BanConversionTherapy!

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TPATH 2021 Conference

  TPATH 2021 Conference: Converging Crises: Transgender Health and Activism in 2021 July 31st to August 1st 2021 Trans communities around the globe are affected by the convergent crises of politically motivated attacks, rollbacks of civil and human rights, neglectful and abusive healthcare systems, police and state-sanctioned violence, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But we

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GIRES endorses definition of transphobia

GIRES has signed up to the following unified definition of transphobia: The core value underlying all transphobia is a rejection of trans identity and a refusal to acknowledge that it could possibly be real or valid. Transphobia has no single, simple manifestation. Rather, it is enacted through a complex array of ever-shifting behaviours and arguments

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Grants and Individual Giving Fundraising Officer

GIRES wish to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Grants and Individual Giving Fundraising Officer with a track record of successfully raising funds. The role has been created to maximise income from, grants, individual giving and fundraising as part of the charity’s strategy to diversify our fundraising income. Reporting to the Operations and Finance Manager,

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Together We Are Stronger

  GIRES is proud to support the Together We are Stronger Campaign, working alongside the campaign organisers to stand up for trans people, including non-binary and gender diverse people, and of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and experiences. We all aim to improve the tone of public debate around trans issues in politics, the media, online

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Not in My Name

Despite somewhat more muted remarks from Liz Truss recently (September 2020), social and legislative protections for trans people are still at risk of being undermined, particularly in the case of trans women. As a cis-woman, I wish to make it clear that any move by government to undermine the rights to equality and inclusion for

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