Press release: 2 June 2015

Trans* Jersey welcomes Jersey’s sex discrimination regulations that go further than the UK in their protections for people of non-binary genders. The States of Jersey have passed regulations today that expand the island’s anti-discrimination legislation to encompass sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation and pregnancy and maternity. The new regulations, due to come into force on…

UKIA-Trans* Jersey alliance

Trans* Jersey is very proud to announce that it has become an associate member of the UK Intersex Association (UKIA). The United Kingdom Intersex Association (UKIA) is an education, advocacy, campaigning and support organisation which works on behalf of Intersex people. UKIA has the following aims: to educate, inform and campaign in order to remove…

Press release: 10 April 2015

Trans* Jersey highlights the need to provide options for people of non-binary genders. 1-2% of the population experience some degree of gender dysphoria (a feeling that your gender identity does not match the gender role assigned to you by society). Not everyone who experiences this misalignment will take steps to do anything about it. However,…

Trans 100 2015 published

The Trans 100 for 2015 has been published. It is a “curated list of out trans people who are working on trans issues in the United States and having a positive impact”. The stories of the work being done contained in the document makes interesting and inspiring reading for anyone who is working for the…

Hormone information

Information on hormones and hormone therapy from a US based gender therapist. Some of the advice offered is relevant to the USA only so you should use these videos as a general guide and check out the specifics of hormone therapy and your situation with your own gender therapist:

Am I Transgender?

Tips from a US based gender therapist that those early in their journey might find helpful: These videos specifically refer to male-to-female transition but reverse them and there are some useful tips for female-to-male transitions, too:

Draft Sex Discrimination Law released

The Social Security Department has released a consultation draft of the Discrimination (Sex and Related Characteristics) (Jersey) Regulations today. The draft can be downloaded by clicking here. The draft represents a great deal of hard work by the Social Security Ministers, Francis Le Gresley and Susie Pinel, and their team. It takes as its starting…

Discrimination Law update

Trans* Jersey and Liberate met with Susie Pinel, Social Security Minister, on 23 January 2015 to discuss the progress of the next phase of Jersey’s discrimination law that, amongst other things, deals with discrimination of transgender people. The good news is that, although more work needs to be done on the parts of the new…

Media links: Equal marriage by 2017

Jersey Evening Post: Monday 1 December 2014 BBC Radio Jersey: Sunday 30 November 2014 (timecode: 01:04) Pink News: Friday 28 November 2014 Jersey Evening Post: Wednesday 26 November 2014 Jersey Evening Post: Thursday 27 November 2014 Channel Television: Wednesday 26 November 2014 BBC Radio Jersey: Wednesday 26 November 2014 (timecode: 01:07) BBC News: Wednesday 26…