Making Jersey’s LGBT community safer

Trans* Jersey met with the States of Jersey Police LGBT Community Liaison Officer, PC710 Emma Poulliquen, this week to discuss ways in which we could work together. The discussion was wide-ranging and included educational initiatives to keep young people safe; legislation changes and how the introduction of anti-discrimination laws will affect the community; what “best…

Liberate-Trans* Jersey affiliation

Trans* Jersey is very pleased to be able to announce that, as of today, we are affiliated to Liberate and are working with them on various issues, including their campaign to achieve equal marriage. Although Liberate are based in Guernsey and we are based in Jersey, both groups are of the opinion that our common…

Gender: a human right

You have a right to present yourself in the way in which you wish to be received – so does a transgender person. How proud of your presentation are you? Do you take time over it? Transgender people should be able to be proud of their presentation too. How far would you go to protect…

Trans* studies and reports

Studies and reports of relevance when considering anti-discrimination legislation – GIRES report on trans mental health in the UK (2012) TGEU and ILGA-Europe report highlights legal and healthcare issues in the EU (2012) National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay & Lesbian Taskforce report on transgender discrimination in the USA (2011) GIRES report on…