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 diverse people and their families but also from employers, service providers and the media,
  5. Produced literature for gender diverse people, their families and professionals, and distributed it widely, including via local libraries,
  6. Operated a website for gender diverse 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