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Trans Activism & Inclusion Conference (FREE)

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Wednesday 05 June 2024, 9.00AM - Thursday 06 June 2024, 5.00PM

Space 2 Radcliffe 

Come and join us for our Trans Activism and Inclusion Conference, based in Radcliffe (Warwick Conferences) led on by your Trans Students' Officer, Dorian Valentine.

This conference is taking place over two days, and we welcome trans people and active allies from all walks of life, including politicians, comedians, activists and academics, to speak on what it’s like to be trans in our current society with the aim for trans people and allies talk about their experiences and inspire important conversations in the community.

COMPLETELY FREE and FULL CATERING PROVIDED, plus freebies! To sign up, please register on this page. We will confirm a full agenda for you and other required information via email.

Wednesday 5 June - Thursday 6 June
09:00 - 17:00 both days

Speakers include:

  • Roz Kaveney - Poetry, being a trans elder, transphobia

  • Saima Razzaq - Running Birmingham pride, transness and religion, arts in Birmingham

  • Ash Routh - Being trans in politics, Green Party, health

  • Kat Bristow - Green Party candidate, council candidate as a trans person, being trans in politics

  • Cade Hatton - Co-chair LGBTIQA+ Greens, transness in politics and the greens, the climate

  • Ria Patel - Time in LGBTIQA+ Greens and as Green Party Equality & Diversity spokesperson, the climate, running a pride, being trans in politics

  • Jen Ives - Comedy, writing and transness, the arts

  • Dr Igi Moon - Psychological/academic look at transness, sexuality, gender, anti-conversion therapy, being a trans academic

  • Ella Osho - Intersectionality, transness, the arts, ballroom, time as last year's Trans Students' Officer

  • Seven Standen - Disability, transness, education and journalism, transness at Warwick as an alumni

  • Freddie Copson - Disability and transness, neurodiversity, chronic illness and intersectionality

  • Jess O’Thomson - The Good Law Project, transness in journalism, transphobia and the law

  • Alex Charilaou - Being trans in politics/Labour and student trans activism

  • Shon Faye - Transphobia in the UK, trans liberation in Journalism

  • CN Lester - Transness in the arts, music, writing, activism

  • Zarah Sultana - Fighting for trans rights in politics and in a transphobic party, allyship, intersectionality

  • Joni Ayton-Kent - Acting and transness, anti-capitalism and trans identity

  • Dr Ares Osborn - Research/academia and transness, discrimination in academia etc

 

Trans Activism and Inclusion Conference has been made possible by the Warwick Innovation Fund.

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