Same-sex marriage will happen in 2017

The States of Jersey have voted overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriage. The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, asked States members to decide whether they were for or against four principles. (a) to agree, in principle, that appropriate legislation should be brought forward for approval to allow same-sex couples to get married in Jersey, with…

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…

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…

Press release: 26 November 2014

Trans* Jersey welcomes the Chief Minister’s report on equal marriage, especially its handling of the particular trans issue of the spousal veto. Trans* Jersey met with Chief Minister, Ian Gorst, to discuss the findings of the consultation into the question of whether it is appropriate to introduce legislation to equalise marriage in Jersey. The resulting…

Pathway to Care leaflet

Trans* Jersey has now produced a Pathway to Care leaflet for islanders wishing to transition. The full document can be downloaded here. The leaflet has been produced in consultation with the various States of Jersey health departments that are used when a person transitions in Jersey. It is suggested that you download the leaflet, print…