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Past projects

MyVoice Project

Funded by Awards for All, My Voice is a one-year project that aimed to increase access to emotional and practical support for BME and LGBT survivors, improving their ability to cope with the impact of sexual violence. Read more for details.

 

SUPPORTING TRANS* SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Last yeat Survivors' Network conducted research into the experiences of trans* and non-binary survivors of sexual violence. Currently, the vast majority of sexual violence support services are for either men or women only. This can lead to the exclusion of individuals who identify with gender identities or expressions that transgress or transcend the gender binarism male-female.

 

The full report is currently awaiting publication (Journal of Critical and Radical Social Work).

 

In the meantime, you can read the Executive Summary of our report here. 

 

Useful resources:

 

What is transphobia? (pdf)

 

Shining the light: 10 Keys to becoming a trans positive organisation (pdf)

 

Organisations:

 

Claire Projectself supporting group based in Brighton and Hove open to anyone wishing to explore issues around gender identity

 

All Sorts - Transformers: Trans* Youth Group based in Brighton

 

FTM Brighton:  group for transgender men, genderqueer people and those questioning their gender identity

 

Galop (London)London’s LGBT anti-violence & abuse charity