What is Transgender Awareness?

Transgender was the word seeing the second biggest rise in usage in the media during 2015. Transgender rights have become an urgent political issue. But the transgender community is very diverse and poorly understood after years of misgendering and stereotyping.

  • What is Trans? – trans people from a social, biological, medical and historical viewpoint
  • Legal overview – including the Gender Recognition Act 2004, Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Duty
  • Best practice guidance to help your organisation improve service delivery to transgender people
  • Practical ideas on other issues, including how to support transgender staff, and when and how to monitor gender identity

What is an Accessibility Audit?

The purpose of an Accessibility Audit is to establish how well a particular environment performs in terms of access and ease of use by a wide range of potential users, including people with disabilities and the visually impaired, and also to recommend improvements, where necessary. Organisations have a legal duty not to discriminate against anyone who … Continued

Mind You: Young Person Survey

Mind You is South Gloucestershire’s mental health and emotional wellbeing hub for young people. There to help you to look after your mental health, find out about mental health problems and where you can go in South Gloucestershire if you are struggling. Public Health team are keen to understand how well informed local young people … Continued

Help Me Sleep!

Are you interested in taking part in a Channel 4 documentary about Britain’s sleep problems? Are you over 18-years-old? MultiStory Media are looking for adults with sleep issues to undergo treatment, which could help you get a good night’s sleep. We will be filming over summer this year. Interested? Please email us at helpmesleep@multistory.tv with your name, … Continued

Youth Services secured for thousands of young people in South Gloucestershire

More than 2000 young people per year will benefit from youth services in South Gloucestershire, benefiting from support including mental health provision, access to creative activities and targeted support for LGBTQ+ young people.   Despite South Gloucestershire being, on the whole, a relatively affluent area, young people still experience deprivation, with 6500 children living in low … Continued