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Elodie Eisenberg is a Psychology Masters student at BPP University in London and is looking for trans people who have transitioned to take part in their research project on recalling pre-transition experiences.
The research will involve completing a series of questionnaires and a recorded interview via Skype. These are standard tests that are used to assess a sense of belonging and identity coherence, and self-esteem and an interview around the theme of gender identity pre-transition. You will be asked to participate in an interview with general questions about your experiences before and after transitioning and how these various changes may have impacted you.
If you would to take part then contact Elodie at email@example.com ... See MoreSee Less
For several years now we've been delivering trans equality training to police officers to improve not just their handling of hate crime but also their custody treatment and searching of trans people who have been arrested. We recognise that the vast majority of police officers now uphold trans people's human rights and equality.
Sometimes the police and others express surprise, or even annoyance, when trans people say they fear police brutality. The awful transphobic discrimination and assault case reported by Jane Fae in Gay Star News today sadly demonstrates why some trans people feel so afraid of the police. There is a lot still needing to be done to eliminate transphobia within public services such as the police: www.gaystarnews.com/article/trans-woman-police-pinned-pulled-off-bra/... See MoreSee Less