LGBTI people: reducing health inequalities

Reducing health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people: What is your role as a health professional? 18th to 19th October 2017, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK The Health4LGBTI Pilot Project, financed by the European Union, aims at getting a better understanding of health inequalities faced by LGBTI people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people)… Read More

“Through the rainbow lens” – Mental health and the LGBTQ+ community

In 2016 members of the LGBT+ community at King’s College London came together with film makers, researchers and service providers to explore mental health issues that affect the LGBT+ community and break down stigma. “Through the Rainbow Lens” is the result of their work. The film explores a range of mental health issues faced by… Read More

Trans Needs Assessment

The Trans Needs Assessment was produced after the Brighton & Hove Trans Equality Scrutiny Panel set out to ask: what needs to be done to make things fairer for trans people to live, work and socialise in the city? The report was developed after listening to trans people’s stories of discrimination, disadvantage, transphobia and invisibility.… Read More

Gender Identity

Common terminology Do not be afraid to explore terminology further – these are evolving due to historical neglect of a section of the population. Cisgender: when a person’s gender identity and sex assigned at birth align. Female-to-male (FtM, F2M): individuals assigned female at birth who are changing/have changed body and/or gender role. Another term used… Read More