Transgender Awareness Week

Each year between November 13 – 19, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose … More Transgender Awareness Week

Boy Erased

It’s not unusual for a writer to dedicate a book to their parents – but for Garrard Conley to have dedicated Boy Erased to his mother and father and thanked them in the acknowledgements is more surprising, given that it is all about what they put him through. They are the ones who told him … More Boy Erased

TransActual Support

TransActual have produced information regarding support from your GP. It covers the following topics: Changing your name and sex marker Referral to a Gender Dysphoria Clinic Shared care Prescribing and monitoring hormones Bridging prescriptions Post-surgical care Cancer screening Your rights under the Equality Act (2010) What happens if you encounter difficulties? Interested in find out … More TransActual Support

Being LGBT+ in Norfolk

I wanted to get in touch as I have previously collaborated with Oasis with UEA Feminist Book Club. We have raised some money for the charity and have enjoyed a lovely event with everyone afterwards. I am currently working on a project with the Young Norfolk Arts Trust for their festival in July. Our part … More Being LGBT+ in Norfolk

Oasis Sports News

It’s time for the Oasis Sports News. The end of January marked another amazing achievement by the world famous Trans Woman, comedian and marathon runner Eddie Izzard. Eddie, who is now using the pronoun ‘She’ and sporting rather lovely long blond hair, ran a marathon everyday on a treadmill; yes, 31 consecutive marathons without going … More Oasis Sports News

NHS Tavistock child gender clinic rated ‘inadequate’

The NHS’s child gender-identity service has been rated “inadequate” after inspectors identified “significant concerns”. The Care Quality Commission inspected the Gender Identity Development Service (Gids) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust in October. More than 4,600 young people were on the waiting list and some had waited over two years for a first appointment. … More NHS Tavistock child gender clinic rated ‘inadequate’