YORK LGBT FORUM

TRANS SUBGROUP

TRANSGENDER PEOPLE

We have been working hard to communicate by delivering talks with a number of organisations about trans issues and has regular subgroup meetings.

The team have been campaigning hard for transgender and non-binary recognition in the City of York Council’s health and wellbeing strategies.

The team were able to get trans issues into the Vale of York NHS Assessment.

TRANS & NON-BINARY CONFIDENCE WORKSHOPS

 

Designed to help people along their transition, these confidence workshops have been funded so we can offer them for free.

 

Do come along if you come under any of these categories, and also if you are questioning your gender, thinking about transitioning, or someone who dresses on a part-time basis, as there will be something of interest for you all.

 

Held weekly on Zoom 6pm – 8pm. If you are interested in attending please email us at trans@yorklgbtforum.org

 

PHOEBE GRACE

TRANSGENDER COORDINATOR

PRONOUNS : SHE / HER

Phoebe is a very proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and has been part of the community now for 20 years. Phoebe has extensive knowledge within the trans, non-binary and intersex community especially. Phoebe has a lot of experience within the LGBTQ+ arena including being a founder and a Transgender Coordinator of the National Trans 24-Hour Helpline. Phoebe also works as a make-up artist and a beautician within her own company specialising in trans, non-binary people and other members in the LGBTQ+ community.

Phoebe is a very passionate individual when it comes to giving people their voice to stand up for their rights. Outside of theLGBTQ+community Phoebe enjoys going outside, rock climbing and working. Phoebe’s goals as Transgender Subgroup Coordinator are to:

• Develop the trans and non-binary support group;
• Develop a trans and non-binary mentoring scheme; and
• Explore further ideas to meet the needs in the trans, intersex and non-binary community.

JODI M BURN

TRANSGENDER COORDINATOR & TRUSTEE

PRONOUNS : THEY / THEM

Jodi is a non-binary trans person with a keen interest in bringing communities together and fostering empowering environments where people can learn, share and express themselves as much as they feel they want to. Before arriving in York in 2020, they previously worked as a workshop facilitator and organiser with the small music-based social justice organisations Girls Rock London and First Timers Fest and as an LGBTQ+ youth work volunteer with Gendered Intelligence and The Proud Trust. Jodi will now be bringing this experience and building on it as a Trans Coordinator (alongside Phoebe) as well as being a Trustee of York LGBT Forum in order to better serve the trans and wider LGBTQIA+ community in and around York!

Jodi is also completing a Masters degree in Social Justice and Education at the University of York and is the Women, Trans & Non-binary Part-Time Officer at the university’s Graduate Students’ Association.

MORE INFO?

Whilst our work is continuing in this area, we are keen to promote and share documents and resources that may be of interest.

Do you want to gain a basic understanding of trans people and their needs, then click on the image link below to open up an informative guide.

 

GET IN TOUCH

Do you want to be part of this subgroup contact us via trans@yorklgbtforum.org

GET IN TOUCH

We're always looking for help, support, volunteers and donations. Please get in touch if you'd like to enquire about how you can help or find out about any upcoming events and initiatives.

07731 852 533

enquiry@yorklgbtforum.org

York LGBT Forum, York CVS, 15 Priory Street, York YO1 6ET

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