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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Helen Belcher talks to Nomansland about Gender Identity

Helen Belcher joins Martin and Steve from Nomansland to discuss current debates around gender identity, correct some misconceptions and understand how it has played into political narratives. We also touch on Helen’s Libdem candidacy and the future of the party under Ed Davey. https://podnomansland.podbean.com/e/gender-identity-with-helen%c2%a0belcher/

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GIRES Joins LGBT+ Charities demand to the BBC

GIRES & LGBT+ Charities demand that the BBC reinstate trans-support charities onto its Action Line   The decision to remove GIRES Mermaids, and the Gender Trust, (together, “the Charities”) from the gender identity page follows a concerted and orchestrated campaign of misinformation around transgender lives and those organisations working to support them. The BBC has

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Galop information for survivors of domestic abuse

GIRES is proud to share Galop’s five new information sheets for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) survivors of domestic abuse and the professionals supporting them. These new resources are aimed at recognising LGBT+ survivor’s experiences, they challenge stereotypes and highlight barriers to accessing services. As well, they support LGBT+ survivors to access help safely

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GIRES Research Prize 2020

The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) is pleased to announce that the  GIRES Research Prize has been awarded this year to the authors of ‘A Critical Commentary on Follow-Up Studies and “Desistance” Theories about Transgender and Gender- Nonconforming Children’  International Journal of Transgenderism 19_2_212-224 (30 KB) When children and young people show determined

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