Birmingham LGBT announces FREE Gender-Affirming Style Workshops with G(end)er Swap 

Graham Robson January 27, 2023

Birmingham LGBT has announced it is working with Santi – DIY fashion-ista, LGBTQ+ grassroots organiser and founder and creative director of G(end)er Swap – to deliver two FREE Gender-Affirming Style Workshops for members of the trans community, providing a safe space to find new style resources and experiment with expression.

Birmingham LGBT says: “Fashion and presentation can be an amazing way to relieve dysphoria, and these workshops will be beneficial to both beginners and experienced DIY-fashionistas.

“Attendees will leave with practical style tips and learn DIY techniques to create a gender affirming wardrobe!”

Gender Moods and Fashion Feelings Workshop – Thursday, February, 16 from 6.30-8pm

Express your gender and plan new style visions. Let G(end)er Swap take you on a creative adventure to explore your current gender and fashion feelings/inspiration through collage and mood boarding – with a Q&A forum to round it off. The Gender Moods and Fashion Feelings Workshop is an interactive workshop that celebrates where you are now with a visual that inspires you to look forward to your future self!

Santi from G(end)er Swap

Styling Gender Euphoria Workshop – Saturday, February 25 from 1-2.30pm

While there is no better feeling than wearing an outfit that feels gender euphoric, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start when building a gender affirming wardrobe. Join G(end)er Swap in this interactive workshop to experiment with new styles, learn DIY tips on building a gender affirming wardrobe, and access a safe space to share style resources. The event ends with a Q&A forum and free take home resources!

Workshops are being held at Birmingham LGBT, 38-40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham B1 1EQ – in the café downstairs, which is wheelchair accessible and has an accessible toilet. If you have any specific access needs, get in touch and Birmingham LGBT will do their best to accommodate.

Tickets are FREE but spaces are limited, so reserve your space now