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…

Intersex and Identity

For the first part of the show, Dr Sharon Preves, sociologist and professor, discussed her research of intersex individuals. Sharon first defined terms, such as “intersex,” “hermaphrodite,” and “transgender,” then explained how and why she became involved in this research. Sharon next explained the cause for negative stigma against intersex individuals, including the religious views…

Non gender binary issues

Trans* Jersey supports the proposal that gendered language in marriage ceremonies should be optional and that an X marker on passports and birth certificates should be introduced. Both these issues are most important for genderqueer, androgynous, bigender and intersex individuals. The UK charity GIRES offers further explanation of this issue as follows: Those that are…

Born Between

20 minute full extended promotional film produced to raise funds for the feature length documentary production. ‘Intersex’ or ‘Variations of Sex Development’ is a topic few people have ever heard of. We reveal the natural factual science and the personal stories of being born between.

Germany makes intersex a birth certificate option

BBC World TV Impact presenter Rajesh Mirchandani speaks to Sarah Graham, a British intersex woman, and a counsellor about her experiences growing up. The interview was part of coverage about how Germany has become the first country in Europe to allow babies with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.…

Equal marriage support

Trans* Jersey supports Deputy Sam Mezec’s call for the States of Jersey to pass legislation to legalise same-sex marriage. Trans* Jersey goes further and would support a move for the island to model its law on Scotland’s equal marriage legislation. We support equal marriage because, as the law currently stands in Jersey, a transman or…