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Trans Pride Hastings to bring trans joy to the town on 27 and 28 July

Graham Robson July 8, 2024

Trans Pride Hastings came into being in February 2023. Victoria and Zed are the company co-directors and co-organisers and in July 2023 they worked with a team of volunteers to deliver 15 events across eight days focusing on community building, support and celebration. This year’s Trans Pride Hastings kicks off with the Big Queer Party […]

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Community News

‘All that was required was kindness and compassion.’: Inquest opens into self-inflicted death of trans man, Matty Sheldrick

Graham Robson July 2, 2024

Matty Sheldrick, a trans man who hanged himself outside a hospital emergency department was ‘dismissed, ignored, not communicated with and lied to’ by mental health workers, their mother Sheila Sheldrick has told an inquest. Matty, a 29 year old autistic person, died on 22 November 2022 after ligaturing outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital. They […]

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Transgender News

Trans charity Clare Project to host ‘Pizza and Paperwork’ community event in July

Graham Robson June 14, 2024

Trans charity Clare Project is to host a Pizza and Paperwork community event at Community Base, Brighton on Tuesday, July 9. If you’re being seen by the Sussex Gender Service, join Care Navigators Robin and Sam for an evening dedicated to doing life admin, fuelled by pizza, including vegan and gluten-free options. Anything from writing […]

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Community News

Museum of Transology to hold Trans Pride archiving day at Brighton’s Trans Pride Centre this weekend

Graham Robson April 25, 2024

The Museum of Transology has been collecting items from Trans Pride Brighton & Hove over the last ten years. This weekend – Saturday, 27 April – they are holding an archiving day at the Trans Pride Centre (93 St James Street, Brighton BN2 1TP) and you’re invited! Pop along to see the collection and help […]

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Arts

Beyond The Binary – A Celebration Of Trans Joy: new exhibition at Jubilee Library to empower and celebrate the trans community

Graham Robson April 15, 2024

Proud Studios CIC and award-winning photographer Chris Jepson present an exhibition of new work at Brighton’s Jubilee Library from Monday, 22 April – Sunday, 12 May, to coincide with the new Trans+ History Week. Beyond The Binary – A Celebration Of Trans Joy is a collaboration between Brighton-based award-winning photographer and queer artist Chris Jepson, trans groups […]

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Community News

Transcend Borders: A fundraiser for TNBI Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Graham Robson February 28, 2024

On Sunday, 10 March, trans charity the Clare Project will be throwing a variety show at Arcobaleno with poetry, dancing, drag and music to help raise funds for TNBI refugee/asylum seekers to afford gender-affirming care. Everyone is welcome, and there are wheelchair-accessible toilets. It will also include stalls from other local community groups, so get […]

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Community News

The Clare Project granted ‘interested person’ status in the inquest of Matty Sheldrick, who died in November 2022

February 11, 2024

The Clare Project, Sussex’s community-led support charity for trans, non-binary and intersex adults, has been granted ‘interested person’ status in the inquest of Matty Sheldrick, who died in November 2022. Alongside Matty’s family and friends, the Clare Project’s team made relentless efforts to get Matty the help they needed. Despite this, Matty died in the […]

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News

Pipeline fundraiser for trans charity the Clare Project on February 3

Graham Robson January 23, 2024

On Saturday, February 3 Brighton’s iconic punk venue Pipeline will host three genre bending artists, performing in aid of Brighton trans charity, the Clare Project. Opening the event is Suzie from the Tanning Salon, bringing fun and punchy hyper-pop tinged punk, then it’s Veles the Menace – biotech dystopia personified, mixing up a fusion of […]

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Community News

MindOut responds to the Clare Project’s accusations of “transphobia and ableism”

December 7, 2023

At the end of November, Brighton trans charity the Clare Project released a statement, accusing senior leadership at LGBTQ+ mental health charity MindOut of “a persistent disregard of both systemic and direct acts of transphobia and ableism”. MindOut responded to these allegations with a post on their website, which reads: “The Clare Project released a statement that […]

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The Clare Project accuses senior leadership at MindOut of “transphobia and ableism”; MindOut responds

Graham Robson November 30, 2023

Brighton trans charity the Clare Project has released a statement, accusing senior leadership at LGBTQ+ mental health charity MindOut of “a persistent disregard of both systemic and direct acts of transphobia and ableism”. In a statement, the Clare Project said: “Over the past 18 months we have been made aware of escalating issues regarding discrimination and […]

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