Wow! What a month, with Trans Pride the great big cherry on the top! We were humbled to be alongside so many incredible organisations who really make a difference to the lives of trans and non binary people. Thank you to all those who came by the stand to say 'hi'!
Some of our amazing team members headed down to Trans Pride Brighton where they were met with an overwhelmingly positive response. We saw huge interest in our petition, which has almost reached the 14,000 mark and met so many incredible people. Not long now before we take our letter to Parliament!
Using makeup to enhance femininity Makeupartist, Jessica Blackler, founder of genderless cosmetics company, Jecca Blac, dropped by to share her expert tips and tricks on how best to use makeup to really enhance your femininity. Read here
Debunking puberty blocker myths
Following the BBC Newsnight report about the Tavistock & Portman clinic’s prescribing of puberty blockers to young trans people, we thought it would be a good idea to collate some ‘Top Puberty Blockers Facts’ to debunk the myths Read more here
Hormones & Microdosing Does it have to be all or nothing? The concept of ‘microdosing‘, as a way of helping people to manage their gender dysphoria, has been around for decades yet every so often it makes the news. What is it, and does it open up opportunities for non binary people who do not want to fully change their hormone profile? Read more.
Trans ethics In our most recent episode of the GenderGP podcast we were delighted to be joined by transfeminine jurist and bioethicist Florence Ashley, to discuss ethics in the context of medical treatment for transgender people. It makes for a fascinating conversation. Listen here, or via your favourite podcast app.
Proud to be part of the trans community GenderGP has been revolutionising the provision of healthcare for trans and non binary people since 2015. We have listened to literally thousands of stories from individuals about how their gender identity feels different to the one they were assigned at birth and we have used this insight, combined with international guidance and best practise, to formulateour pathway.
My trans journey on the NHS: July
I said to Aby, the wonderful lady who takes my words and makes them readable, that I wanted the July update to be special. Not only is it 12 months since I began taking HRT, but July also happens to be the month I celebrate turning 57. As if that wasn’t enough, I have also found out I am going to become a grandparent. A life changing moment if ever there was one. Read more
Would you like to be part of our team here at GenderGP? We are looking for:
Social Media Executive to in the comms team to develop and expand our community
A proactive, experienced Administration Officer
Research Assistant with experience in writing academic health and social care papers, to help with authorship and analysis of the data
To find out more visit: https://gendergp.co.uk/jobs/ Deadline: 31st July 2019
We'd love to hear from you...
Whether you would like to share your experiences as part of our community or you would like us to visit your trans support group, as part of the GenderGP roadshow – get in touch.